January 19, 2022

With the announcement by the Government of Canada approving the use of Pfizer’s Paxlovid COVID-19 antiviral drug there is now one

January 18, 2022

UPDATE: January 19. 2022 - Individuals who are within 7 days from the 8 week milestone after their first dose may receive their second dose based on local clinic availability.


January 15, 2022

(Fort Smith, January 14, 2022) – The NTHSSA is informing residents of Fort Simpson that due to staff redeployment, the Health Centre will be running on emergency services from Monday, January 17 through Wednesday January 19.

January 12, 2022

YELLOWKNIFE (January 7, 2022) - Due to ongoing COVID-19 outbreak response activities, service reductions as described below will be in place in Yellowknife until further announcement.

January 12, 2022

Yellowknife (January 10th, 2021) – As the NTHSSA continues the response to COVID-19, services are being re-opened to the public.

January 11, 2022

(Yellowknife, January 10, 2022) – The NTHSSA is asking residents to help us address COVID testing needs by reducing the number of no-show testing appointments. 

December 24, 2021

(Yellowknife, December 24, 2021) – Testing and contact notification capacity in Yellowknife is currently limited. There is high demand for testing due to an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases and exposures.

December 16, 2021

(Yellowknife, December 16, 2021) – On the direction of the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer, eligibility for booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine is being expanding to those who are or will be 16 years of age within the calendar year at the time they receive their dose.

December 6, 2021

Yellowknife (December 6, 2021) – On the morning of December 6th, 2021, the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority opened a new Temporary Day Shelter at the former site of Yellowknife Visitors Centre.  This facility and the services offered within wi

December 1, 2021

(Yellowknife, November 30) - With the continued decrease in COVID-19 activity in all regions across the NWT and in accordance with the COVID-19 Management Policy for Long Ter