Cameron Friesen (@CameronFriesen )

Cameron Friesen

Bio MLA for Morden-Winkler.
Location Manitoba, Canada
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iPhone : Today we celebrate National Physician Assistant Day. We recognize physician assistants and their contributions to our health care system.

Physician Assistants continue to have a positive impact on the health of Manitobans, especially during the #COVID19 pandemic.

Twitter Web App : We are launching a $35 million Caregiver Wage Support Program to support over 20,000 Manitobans working on the front lines of #COVID19.

This program helps the workers who help vulnerable Manitobans in personal care homes and other critical settings.

news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.htm…

Twitter Web App : A #COVID19 outbreak at Grandview PCH is requiring a temporary suspension of acute services at the health centre to allow workforce to be concentrated in providing care to these PCH residents.

Grandview Health Centre services will be restored once the situation is stable.

Twitter Web App : Today I was honoured to rise in the Chamber of the Manitoba Legislature to remember the many innocent Ukrainians who had their lives so senselessly cut short by the #Holodomor.While we can’t gather together, my heart & prayers are with our Ukrainian community. #VichnaYimPamyat

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Twitter Web App : Huge thanks to Manitoba Health Minister ⁦Cameron Friesen⁩ for making the time today to speak on behalf of Manitobans with diabetes at our education event. #fundglucosemonitoring #diabetesawarenessmonth

Twitter Web App : November is Diabetes Awareness Month in Manitoba.

This morning, I addressed a virtual forum hosted by Diabetes Canada.

Manitoba is pleased to be using Diabetes 360° as a framework for our governments diabetes prevention strategy.

Twitter Web App : New #Covid19MB public health orders were issued today.

Read the new orders and the rules about which businesses and items are essential.

Please #StayHome as much as possible to keep each other safe.

manitoba.ca/covid19/restar…

Twitter Web App : More misinformation by Manitoba NDP.

Southern Health says these claims are untrue.

All health care workers and staff at Bethesda are required to wear PPE. If any refused, they would have been sent home - but this never happened.

MLAs should verify claims before circulating rumours. twitter.com/NahanniFontain…

Twitter Web App : Pleased to virtually address the Nurse Practitioner Association of Manitoba at their AGM on Nurse Practitioner Day in Manitoba.

Nurse Practitioners are vital parts of healthcare settings across Manitoba.

Thank you for your leadership and commitment, especially during #COVID19.

Twitter Web App : Annual Operating Funding for Manitoba Personal Care Homes has increased by $50 Million over the NDP.

This does not include capital increases on PCHs - like the $280 million being invested to upgrade PCH infrastructure.

Twitter Web App : Today we selected the health care expert who will lead an independent review of the situation at Maples Long Term Care Home.

Dr. Stevensons review will make recommendations that will improve care for seniors and get the answers Manitobans deserve.

news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.htm…

iPhone : Today, we proudly honour those brave men and women whose courage and heroism has preserved freedom in Canada for our generation and the next.

#LestWeForget #RemembranceDay

iPhone : This week is National Nurse Practitioner Week. We thank our nurses for their hard work and dedication during this crucial time.

Thank you for being on the frontlines and for all the work you do to help right #Covid19 and keeping Manitobans safe.

Twitter Web App : Getting a flu shot is more important than ever this year.

To make it easier to get vaccinated, we've increased our orders of both regular flu shots and High Dose flu shots for vulnerable persons.

We've also launched an online flu shot finder at: gov.mb.ca/health/flu/fin…

Twitter Web App : I know this is hard and comes as a surprise to many people today, but clearly we must do something to stop the sharp increase to hospitalization admissions and ICU beds.

The sooner we stabilize conditions, the sooner we can start reopening.

Together, we will get through this.

Twitter Web App : Effective Thursday, November 12 at 12:01 AM, all of Manitoba is moving to Critical (Red) on the Pandemic Response System.

This “circuit-breaker” intervention is a sharp set of restrictions to reset the current community spread of the virus.

Read more: news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.htm…

iPhone : Deeply troubled by new information indicating the PCH operator did not originally provide accurate information about how many people were working on Friday night at Maples Long Term Care Home.

This raises additional questions that demand answers.

iPhone : Our new Rapid Response paramedic team was on the job again last night to provide an additional layer of protection to PCH residents.

The situation was reported as stable.

We remain focused on ensuring residents are receiving the care they deserve.

Twitter Web App : A paramedic-led rapid response team dedicated to helping personal care home residents was on site starting last night.

For more details watch today's press conference: youtube.com/watch?list=PLv…

Twitter Web App : Today I updated the public about actions immediately taken to help protect Manitobans in personal care homes.

I also called for an investigation into cases at personal care homes. We will keep Manitobans updated on the progress of this investigation and other actions.