Mallard is located on the southeast end of Waterhen Lake and neighbours the Skownan First Nation and the community of Waterhen. The community is approximately 288 km northwest of Winnipeg, 96 km from Dauphin and 78 km to Winnipegosis to the southwest.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 12

Population (2021 Census): Mallard (designated place) - 102

Community Government/Council: MMF Northwest Region

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Swan River, Ste Rose, Dauphin

Closest Pharmacy: Swan River, Dauphin, Winnipegosis, Ste Rose

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Swan River: Acute Care (High Care Needs, Inpatient beds, Palliative Care, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation Medicine, Surgery), Outpatient Services (Day Treatment, Hemodialysis, Community Cancer Program, Chemotherapy, Preoperative Assessment Clinic, Rehabilitation Services), Diagnostic Services (lab, x-ray, EKG, Ultrasound), Emergency Services, Rehabilitation Services (Audiology, Children's Therapy, FASD Clinic, Physiotherapy, Homecare Services, In-Home Services, Mental Health Services, Long term Care, Family Physicians, Telehealth // Camperville: Home Care, In-Home Services, Mental Health Services, Diabetes/Heart/Chronic Disease Program, Public Health Services, Telehealth // Waterhen: Emergency Medical Services, Home Care, Mental Health Services, Cancer Navigation, Primary Health Care, Nurse Practitioner // Winnipegosis: In-Patient Services (Palliative Care), Outpatient Services, Rehabilitation Services, Emergency Medical Services, Home Care Services, Mental Health Services, Long Term Care, Primary Health Care, Telehealth // Dauphin: Emergency Department, Maternity, Palliative Care, Rehab, Dialysis Services, Cancer Care Services, Surgery Services // Ste Rose du Lac: Acute Care, Inpatient Services (Palliative Care), Outpatient Services, Diagnostic Services, Emergency Department, Rehabilitation Services, Primary Care, Telehealth

Nearest access for being weighed: Any walk-in clinic or family physician

Cancer Navigation Line:
Prairie Mountain Toll free: 1-855-346-3710 Fax: 1-204-578-2833

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Swan River, Camperville, Waterhen, Dauphin, Ste Rose

follow-up and primary care:
Primary Care is available in Swan River, Camperville, Waterhen, Winnipegosis, Dauphin and Ste Rose du Lac. Most are by appointment with nurse practitioners.

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Brandon, Dauphin, Waterhen, Swan River, Neepawa, Russell

medical transportation:
Ambulance avaialble in Dauphin, Ste Rose, Waterhen, Winnipegosis

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative Care in Dauphin, Ste Rose, Winnipegosis

closest access to homecare:
Home Care Access available in Dauphin, Ste Rose, Swan River, Camperville, Waterhen, Winnipegosis

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
Dauphin, Swan River, Winnipegosis, Russell

closest physiotherapy access:

community care resources:
Ste Rose: recreation services, baseball diamonds, rink // Dauphin: recreation services, pool, skating rink, walking track, movie theatre, senior community centre // McCreary: seniors programs, rink

closest accessible mental health supports:
Dauphin, Ste Rose, Camperville Telehealth, Waterhen, Winnipegosis Telehealth

closest access to medical supplies:
Dauphin Mobiity

closest access to groceries:
Rorketon, Ste Rose, Camperville, Dauphin

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Mallard is about a 4.5 hr drive from Winnipeg, no public transportation

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Waterhen: Cancer Navigation (30 min drive), Dauphin: Cancer Care Services (1.5 hr drive)

risk of transportation loss:
Main highway closures due to snow