Public Notice – Updates to Alert Levels in Long Term Care Facilities

(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 Term Care Facilities, changes to Alert Levels are as follows:

  • The outbreak at AVENS in Yellowknife was declared over on November 28th, and has moved to Green Alert Level. Moving to Green Alert will now allow for general visitation, group activities and passes out of facility.
  • The Long Term Care and Charlotte Venus Home facilities in Inuvik have moved to Green Alert Level as of Dec. 1st.
  • All other long term care facilities in Hay River, Behchoko, Norman Wells, Fort Simpson, Fort Smith, and at Stanton remain at Green Alert Level. This has allowed for increased visitation, group programing and passes out of facility for residents.

The NTHSSA offers thanks to all the dedicated staff across the NWT who worked tirelessly to limit the spread of COVID-19 and kept their residents safe.