June 2, 2010

Attack of the Blood Suckers! Exhibit Opens at Children's Museum

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority proudly supports Attack of the Blood Suckers!, the Manitoba Children's Museum newest exhibit.

The interactive exhibition that runs from June 1 to September 6, 2010 lets children discover the biological wonders of sanguinivores - creatures that eat blood. Kids can look a real leech in the mouth, watch mosquitoes grow and receive a big hug from a giant, inflatable tick, along with much more!

Attack of the Bloodsuckers! also provides visitors with helpful hints for avoiding these sometimes annoying creatures. Simple precautions like keeping your yard free of standing water where mosquitoes breed and checking yourself carefully for deer ticks before they can transmit Lyme disease go a long way toward keeping you comfortable and safe.

For information on the Winnipeg Children's Museum, please visit

Bug Safety Tips

Tips for dealing with ticks

Guarding against mosquitoes can protect you from West Nile virus

Bookmark Email Print Share this on Facebook SHARE Share this on Twitter Tweet RSS Feeds RSS

Latest Headlines

Press Releases

News Archive

Make text smaller Make text bigger
WRHA Accessibility Plan Icon
Wait Times
View the Winnipeg Health Region's current approximate Emergency Department and Urgent Care wait times.

View wait times
Find Services
Looking for health services in Winnipeg?

Call Health Links-Info Sante at 788-8200

Search 211 Manitoba

Explore alternatives to emergency departments at

Find a Doctor
Mobile App
Use your phone to find information about wait times and health services in Winnipeg. Download the Connected Care mobile app for iPhone today!

Learn more
Wave Magazine
The January / February 2018 issue of Wave, Winnipeg's health and wellness magazine, is now available online.

Read more
Contact Us
Do you have any comments or concerns?

Click here to contact us
The Winnipeg Health Region has a variety of career opportunities to suit your unique goals and needs.

Visit our Careers site
WRHA Logo Help| Terms of Use | Contact Us | En français