COVID-19 Information Update – June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020

Dear Members and Supporters,

Lifesaving Society Manitoba has released new Information Bulletins and Teaching Resources for teaching First Aid and offering some Lifesaving Society programs under the current COVID-19 restrictions.

Teaching First Aid

Affiliates may now offer small group first aid training courses under the current COVID-19 restrictions.  Before offering any courses please consult the following resources (in order):

COVID-19 First Aid Teaching Update, June 15, 2020

COVID-19 First Aid Teaching and Decontamination Protocols

COVID-19 First Aid Training Guidelines

Teaching Swimming in Backyard Pools – Update

We have received further clarification from Manitoba Public Health around how swimming lessons can take place in backyard swimming pools both during and after the current COVID-19 pandemic.  Full information is available in our our latest Information Bulletin:

Information Bulletin – Update Backyard Pools for Teaching, June 15, 2020

Further Updates

As the Province moves towards Phase 3 of reopening we expect to be issuing more updates later this week.  Please check your inboxes and the Society’s website and social media feeds to ensure you remain up to date with the material as it is released.

If you have any questions, please contact me via e-mail or call me at 204-956-2124 ext. 2.

Kathy Plett
Program Coordinator
Lifesaving Society Manitoba