COVID-19 Testing in Yellowknife and Inuvik for the Weekend of October 24 and 25

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For the weekend of October 24 and 25 the following options are available for testing in Inuvik and Yellowknife:


COVID Clinic:

Who is this for: people experiencing mild-to-moderate symptoms who need to see a physician.

How to access: call to 767-9120 to book an in-clinic appointment for testing. Open 12-4 Saturday.

COVID Drive-Thru: 

Who is this for: people who have mild symptoms but do not feel they need to be assessed by a physician OR who have been advised to seek testing by Public Health.

How to access: Open 12-4, Saturday and Sunday. No appointments needed, located behind YK Primary Care (parking lot off 47th street). You do not need a car to access this service.


Yellowknife Public Health - 767-9120: Phones will be answered Saturday and Sunday 9 AM - 4 PM. Messages will be returned as quickly as possible. Before you call, please see our here for information on where you should call depending on the type of information you need.


COVID Clinic:

Call (867) 777-7246 or the on call cell at (867) 490-2225. Appointments available from 1pm to 2pm on Saturday and Sunday, this will be extended if demand warrants.

Other Communities:

Call your health centre or the following numbers for information on testing options:

  • Fort Smith: 867-872-6219 or 867-872-6221
  • Hay River: 867-874-8400: Call Public Health at (867) 874-8400 between 08:30 to 16:30. After hours, please contact our Emergency Department at (867) 874-8050
  • Other Communities can call their local health centres,

For information on who should get tested visit the GNWT COVID-19 website here.

If you need emergency healthcare services and you have flu like symptoms, please call before you come to a healthcare facility. Please do not come to the emergency department for non-urgent matters.