Swan River

Swan River is a town in Manitoba. It is surrounded by the Municipality of Swan Valley West in the Swan River Valley region.

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 23

Population (2021 Census): Swan River (town) - 4,049

Community Government/Council: MMF Northwest Region

Languages Spoken: English, Michif

Available Care

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

Closest Pharmacy: Swan River, Dauphin, Birtle, Virden, Hamiota

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Swan River: Acute Care (Palliative Care), Community Cancer Program (Chemotherapy), Diagnostic Services, Emergency Services, Physiotherapy, Home Care Services, Health Care, Family Physicians, Public Health Services, Telehealth // Ethelbert: Home Care, Mental Health Services, Primary Care, Cancer Navigation, Family Physicians, Primary Care, Public Health // Roblin: Acute Care, Palliative Care, Diagnostic Services, Emergency Services, Rehabilitation Services, Mental Health Services, Cancer Navigation, Telehealth // Russell: Palliative Care, Rehabilitation Services, Diagnostic Services, Emergency Services, Home Care Services, Mental Health Services, Primary Care, Cancer Care Services // Birtle: Palliative Care, Diagnostic Services, Emergency Services, Home Care, Elderly Persons Housing, Primary Care, Mental Health Services // Dauphin: Emergency Department, Maternity, Palliative Care, Rehab, Dialysis Services, Cancer Care Services, Surgery Services

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:
Swan River


closest accessible bloodwork:
Swan River, Ethelbert, Roblin, Russell, Dauphin, Birtle

follow-up and primary care:
Ethelbert, Swan River, Roblin, Russell, Birtle

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Swan River, Ethelbert, Roblin, Russell, Dauphin, Birtle

medical transportation:
Ambulance available in Swan River, Roblin, Russell, Birtle, Ambulance

closest access to palliative care:
Palliative Care in Swan River, Dauphin, Roblin, Russell, Birtle

closest access to homecare:
Home Care available in Dauphin, Swan River, Ethelbert, Roblin, Russell, Birtle

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

closest physiotherapy access:
Swan River

community care resources:
Dauphin: recreation services, pool, skating rink, walking track, movie theatre, senior community centre // Swan River: swimming pool, senior community centre, recreation services

closest accessible mental health supports:
Swan River, Ethelbert, Dauphin, Roblin, Russell/Rossburn

closest access to medical supplies:
Dauphin Mobility

closest access to groceries:
Swan River

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Highway from Swan River to Winnipeg (5 hr drive)

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Community Cancer Program in Swan River, Cancer Navigation in Ethelbert (about 1 hrs away), Cancer Navigation in Roblin (about 1 hr away), Community Cancer Program in Russell/Rossburn (about 2 hrs away), Cancer Care Services in Dauphin (about 2 hrs away)

risk of transportation loss:
Sometimes the highway may be closed due to snow