Health Needs
Manitoba Health Links (24 hours) - 204-788-8200 or toll-free 1-888-315-9527.

Get or update your health card – to learn more about health care coverage.

Prescription Drug Coverage - provincial/territorial and federal drug benefit programs.

Manitoba Pharmacare – all Manitobans whose income is affected by high drug costs are eligible. For information call 204-786-7141, or toll-free at 1-800-297-8099.

Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) – Health Related Supports - Individuals receiving EIA are eligible for prescription drugs as well as dental and optical coverage after a waiting period. Prescribed medical supplies and equipment may also be provided.

Are You Covered?  Manitoba Health provides some additional health programs for Manitobans. For more information on programs like the following for Manitobans, call Manitoba Health Ancillary Programs at 1-800-297-8099 extensions 7365 or 7366:

  • Breast Prosthesis Program (administered through CancerCare Manitoba)
  • Children’s Hearing Aid Program
  • Children's Orthopaedic Shoes Program
  • Prosthetic Eye
  • Infant Contact Lens Program
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic Program
  • Telecommunications Program

Dental Health

Dental Health and Non-Insured Health Programs for First Nations and Inuit - federal government program that pays for drugs and other health benefits not otherwise covered under provincial programs.



Booklet (2018)

Project summary