IMPORTANT: Red River College is continuing to modify our policies and directives in response to the guidelines received from the Province of Manitoba regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus.

You do not need to contact RRC Health Services to report personal travel before you leave, BUT, prior to returning to work or class from personal travel, you MUST call RRC Health Services at 204.632.2238 to ensure your destination hasn’t fallen under a travel advisory. If no one is available to answer your call, please follow the instructions in the message.

Red River College’s Health Services provides students and staff with a variety of health and wellness information for general interest, immunizations, ongoing health condition maintenance, plus treatment for injuries and illness.

Students and staff are welcome to walk in to the Health Services office without an appointment. Nurses will assess and treat illnesses and injuries, and may recommend additional services on campus or at other community resources.

Visits to the Health Services office are kept confidential according to provincial legislative requirements. Injuries occurring on campus or as part of a work experience/training must be reported to the Health Services office as soon as possible after the injury.

Services Offered

  • Assessment and treatment of occupational and non occupational illnesses and injuries
  • Assistance with health management (e.g. blood pressure monitoring, glucose testing, etc.)
  • Monthly wellness initiatives
  • Health education
  • Recommending community and/or college resources
  • Sexually transmitted infection protection
  • Initiation of urgent/emergent services

If an ambulance is required, call the campus Health Services office or security for assistance.

Services for the Campus Community

The Health Services office offers personal health education on many topics. Members of the College population are encouraged to take note of monthly wellness initiatives and health information available in the hallway adjacent to the Health Services.

Posters, hallway displays and ads are used to distribute information about various health-related topics, including:

  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Smoking cessation
  • Mental health
  • Sex education
  • Vaccination/Immunization
  • Cancer Care
  • Heart and stroke
  • Women’s/men’s health
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing conservation
  • Work/life balance
  • Canadian Blood Services
  • Addictions