Public Notices / Newsletter

Covid-19 Municipal Facility Update

Due to changes to the Pandemic Response System Memorial Hall is closed to the public until further notice. All departments are available by phone between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday.
Town of Carman 204-745-2443
RM of Dufferin 204-745-2301
Recreation 204-745-2684
Economic Development 204-745-2675
Planning District 204-745-2443 or 204-745-2301

The Town of Carman and the RM of Dufferin have implemented the following measures:

  • Masks will be mandatory in all municipal buildings in the Town of Carman and the RM of Dufferin
  • Carman Dufferin Arena is Closed
  • All recreation programming is suspended
  • All council meetings for the Town of Carman & RM of Dufferin will take place in the Carman Community Hall 60 1st Avenue NW until further notice.

As we have done throughout this pandemic, we will continue to monitor the situation closely and follow the laws and public health recommendations set forth by the Province of Manitoba. We encourage all residents to do so as well.

To learn more about the province’s #RestartMB Pandemic Response System visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/.

Health-related questions or concerns about COVID-19 can also be directed to Health Links – Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257.

We thank you very much for your cooperation.

Southern Health Sante Sud ER Services Public Notice

October 23, 2020

Dear Residents of Carman and Municipalities of Dufferin, Grey, Roland and Thompson: Re: Emergency Department Services at the Carman Memorial Hospital

The medical community in Carman is currently experiencing a temporary physician shortage that affects the ability to sustain 24-hour emergency services at the Carman Memorial Hospital. Physician recruitment is ongoing. To continue offering emergency services, effective November 1, 2020 through to April 30, 2021, emergency service hours will be as highlighted below. The present circumstances will be re-evaluated in April, 2021.

What does this mean for the Emergency Department services in Carman?
Until further notice, the Emergency Department
• will be open daily (7 days/week) from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
• will be closed daily from 8:00 pm to 8:00 am
For all emergencies, call 911.

What does this mean for EMS (ambulance services) to the Carman Memorial Hospital?
All ambulances will be redirected to other emergency departments during the hours of the Carman Emergency Department closure, between 8:00 pm to 8:00 am.

How will this impact inpatient services at the Carman Memorial Hospital?
These changes will not affect inpatient services at the Carman Memorial Hospital.

What does this mean for Primary Care (Medical Clinic Services)?
This change does not affect Primary Care Services. As needed for appointments, please contact your health care provider. For general health care enquiries, call Health Links–Info Santé at 1-888-315-9257.

For more Information:
We understand that with any change, community residents may have questions and concerns. For more information, please contact:
Dr. Denis Fortier, VP-Medical Services Southern Health-Santé Sud
dfortier@southernhealth.ca
T 204-248-7259

Southern Health-Santé Sud would like to take this opportunity to thank health care providers for their continued hard work and their dedication throughout this period. We also thank the community for your patience and understanding during this time. Please help by using the emergency department during the designated hours for the purpose it was designed for to manage acute and serious health care needs. All less serious health care needs should be addressed with your primary care provider or by calling Health Links–Info Santé.

Click the following link for a pdf version of the notice: Carman Memorial Hospital – ED Services – Oct 22 2020

Transfer Station Hours

Transfer Station Hours

Until further notice the hours are as follows:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Tuesday and Thursday
CLOSED

Saturday
11:00am – 4:00pm