Mhairi Lintott RN HBScN, Public Health Nurse, Access Winnipeg West
Mhairi Lintott has been nursing for the past 34 years in various provinces, with the last 19 as a Public Health nurse in Winnipeg. She graduated with an honours baccalaureate degree in science from Lakehead University. From there Mhairi has worked in rural Saskatchewan, Northern Manitoba, North Western Ontario, and Nunavut, all of which have been tremendous experiences and has shaped the nurse she is today. Mhairi has enjoyed the challenge of working, most recently, on the centralized Covid-19 team with the WRHA.
Sylvia Camara Tavares RN BN PNC (c), Public Health Nurse, COVID-19 Public Health Team
Sylvia Camara Tavares is a Public Health Nurse with over 20+ years of experience in the Public Health domain and is currently working on the COVID-19 Public Health Team. She graduated with a Baccalaureate in Nursing from the University of Manitoba and began her nursing career at St Boniface Hospital on a high-risk postpartum unit. Sylvia transitioned to Public Health in 2005. During this time, she received her Douglas College Certificate and became a Certified Lactation Consultant.
Sylvia also worked as a SANE (sexual assault nurse examiner) with Health Sciences Centre and worked in Home Care privately with Medox. Sylvia received her Perinatal Nursing Certificate with the Canadian Association of Nurses and completed her Winnipeg Regional Health Authority / Red River College certification in Health Services Leadership & Management in 2016. A self-professed people-person, Sylvia is passionate about community health, and more importantly, how she can make her community a better place.
Tanya Horton, RN BN, Communicable Disease Coordinator CD & Immunization Program
Tanya Horton has worked in varied Public Health Nursing areas for more than 20 years, with a passion for communicable diseases throughout. The first half of her career was spent in British Columbia, followed by a return to Manitoba with nearly a decade supporting Winnipeg's Inkster community.
Her most recent achievement is as a Communicable Disease Control Coordinator within the Winnipeg Region which she has held for just over a year. Her role provides regional and Population and Public Health program leadership in immunization and the prevention and management of communicable diseases and outbreaks within the Winnipeg Health Region.