Manitoba House/Kinosota

Alonsa (RM)

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 11

Number of Métis Citizens: Approximately 1000

Population (2021 Census): Alonsa (RM) - 1,210

Community Government/Council: Council

Role of Elders: We try to have the Elders working and teaching the youth of our community. Although with the pandemic, this has been difficult to do.

Community History: On August 21,1871 Treaty 2 was signed at Manitoba House.

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Ste Rose du Lac Hospital

Closest Pharmacy: Ste Rose du Lac

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Ste Rose General Hospital: Acute Care (25 beds), Inpatient Services (High Care Needs, Inpatient beds, Palliative Care, Pediatrics), Outpatient Services (Day Treatment), Diagnostic Services (Lab/X-Ray/EKG), Emergency Medical Services (Emergency Department, Ambulance Station), Community Rehabilitation Services (Therapy Services), Primary Health Care (Family Physician Services/Clinics), Public Health Services, Telehealth

Nearest access for being weighed: Ste Rose du Lac or Dauphin

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Travel to Ste Rose du Lac (50 kms away)

follow-up and primary care:
Have to travel to Ste Rose Du Lac or Dauphin Hospital. If you can not get in to Dauphin, you will have to travel to Wpg to Cancer Care - 200 kms away

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
None in the community. Must travel to Dauphin

medical transportation:

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative Care is available from Dauphin

closest access to homecare:
Homecare is not available because of shortage of staff

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
McCreary or Ste Rose (40 mins away)

closest access to medical supplies:
Dauphin Mobility

closest access to groceries:
Alonsa, about 20 kms away

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
2 hours to drive to Winnipeg from Kinosota, Manitoba House

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Cancer Care has recently opened in Dauphin, 1 hour away

risk of transportation loss:
Always a high risk, weather is a major reason for not making it to all appointments