St. Marks

Located 89 km from Winnipeg, 29km from Portage.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 105

Population (2021 Census): Portage la Prairie (RM) - 6,888

Community Government/Council: Municipal Government

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Portage District General Hospital

Closest Pharmacy: Portage la Prairie

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Portage: Audiology, cancer care, diagnostics, Indigenous support worker, obstetrics, physiotherapy, cancer navigation, dialysis, emergency department, surgery, etc.

Nearest access for being weighed: Portage district general hospital

Cancer Navigation Line:
Southern Toll free: 1-855-623-1533 Fax: 1-204-331-8901

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Portage district general hospital diagnostics

follow-up and primary care:
Phone call appointment, Travel/Telehealth

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Portage District General Hospital/Cancercare

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Portage District General Hospital/Cancercare

medical transportation:
Medi-van transport and ambulance

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative care in Portage

closest access to homecare:
Home care in St Eustace

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
Personal care homes in Elie

closest physiotherapy access:
Physiotherapy in Portage

community care resources:
Public health healthy living, recreation & seniors

closest accessible mental health supports:
Mental Health crisis line, travel to Portage District General Hospital

closest access to medical supplies:
Portage or Winnipeg

closest access to groceries:
Portage or St Laurent

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
St. Marks is a 1.5 hour drive to Winnipeg

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Portage is the closest Cancer Care facility (45 minutes away)

risk of transportation loss:
Snow storms could delay travel if roads are blocked