PUBLIC NOTICE: NTHSSA to host cervical cancer screening clinic on April 29

Public Notice

(Yellowknife – April 26, 2023) The NTHSSA invites those who are due for a cervical cancer screening (Pap) test to attend the Pap Clinic at the Yellowknife Primary Care Clinic on Saturday, April 29, 2023. People with cervixes should begin cervical cancer screening at age 21, or 3 years after becoming sexually active; whichever comes first. 

This event aims to:

  • Provide an opportunity for those eligible to get tested
  • Efficiently meet demands for this service and reduce wait times to see a healthcare provider
  • Test new and innovative ways to more efficiently serve patients as healthcare staffing issues continue to impact access to care and services
  • Promote and provide information on the importance of cervical health

Date: April 29, 2023

Location: Yellowknife Primary Care Clinic

Hours: 10 AM – 3:30 PM

Appointments can be booked in advance and walk-ins are welcome. To book an appointment, please call 867-767-9294. Your healthcare care is required to attend the clinic.

Your appointment will only allow enough time for a Pap test and optional STI screening. Please book a separate appointment for any other healthcare concerns you would like to address.


Related links:

NTHSSA – Cervical Cancer Screening

Cancer NWT – Cervical Cancer Screening