McCreary is an unincorporated urban community in the Municipality of McCreary, Manitoba.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 13

Population (2021 Census): McCreary (designated place) - 497

Community Government/Council: MMF Northwest Region, McCreary Municipality

Role of Elders: Volunteering

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Ste Rose (30 minutes away)

Closest Pharmacy: McCreary

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre: Transitional Care (12beds), NO Acute/emergency Services, Inpatient Services (Palliative Care), Outpatient Services (Day Treatment/scheduled outpatient), Diagnostic Services (EKG), Emergency Medical Services (Ambulance Station), Home Care, Primary Health Care (Family Physician Services/Clinics) // 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: At McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre or Ste Rose Clinic

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:
At McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre or Ste Rose Clinic

follow-up and primary care:
Make an appointment or walk-in with a doctor.

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Ste Rose or McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre

medical transportation:
Ambulance and a 6 passenger minivan, plus 1 wheel chair van capable of loading 1 wheelchair plus 2 escorts are available for rental at a nominal fee.

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative Care available in McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre and Ste Rose

closest access to homecare:
McCreary/Alonsa Health Centre

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
McCreary/Alonsa Personal Care Home

closest physiotherapy access:

community care resources:
McCreary: Swimming Pool, Centennial Arena, Curling Rink, Community Centre, Agricultural Society, Golf & Country Club, Skating Rink (Hockey Teams, Skating Lessons, Family Skating), Baseball Diamonds, Horse Races, Fitness Centre, Skateboard Park, and many clubs to join (hiking, cycling, ski, snowmobile, etc.)

closest accessible mental health supports:
Ste Rose Telehealth

closest access to medical supplies:
Ste Rose or Dauphin

closest access to groceries:
There is grocery access in McCreary

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
2hr 50min drive from McCreary to Winnipeg. Travelling from McCreary to Winnipeg by train takes about 3 hours. McCreary is on the main line of CN Rail. Courier service by Greyhound and Grey Goose each stop daily in McCreary. Air travellers may land on either of the two grassed strips adjacent to the village and highway 5

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Cancer Care Society in Brandon (1.5 hours away), Community Cancer Program in Dauphin (50 mins away) and Neepawa (40 mins away)

risk of transportation loss:
Snow could effect the frequency of train departures and highway closures