On June 24, Premier Caroline Cochrane presented the NWT Family Medicine Residency Program with the 2021-22 Premier’s Award for Excellence for their work involving a partnership between NWT health and social services authorities and, the University of Alberta Department of Family Medicine.
(June 29, 2022 – Yellowknife) NWT residents are being notified that due to a service provider change some diagnostic imaging results requested by NWT healthcare providers may experience slight delays in the month of July.
(Yellowknife, June 22, 2022) - NWT health and social services authorities are notifying residents that throughout the summer months low staffing levels across a number of areas may lead to service reductions or closures.
At this time the following impacts are expected:
In May, the residents of Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation were ordered to evacuate due to flooding and in support of those affected, an evacuation centre was opened in Yellowknife.
(Yellowknife – June 16, 2022) – Effective the weekend of June 18th and 19th, the Yellowknife COVID-19 testing site located at 108 Archibald Street will be closed on weekends.
(Yellowknife, June 6, 2022) – NWT residents are being informed that the Proof of Vaccination Credential (PVC) is being updated to include middle names.
YELLOWKNIFE (June 1, 2022) – Today the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) announced the upcoming appointment of Dr. Claudia Kraft as Territorial Medical Director (TMD).
(Yellowknife, May 26, 2022) – Residents in Yellowknife are being advised of reduced access to services in Primary Care Services due to lower than normal practitioner staffing for clinics at Yellowknife Primary Care and Frame Lake Community Health Clinic.
(Yellowknife, May 19, 2022) – In line with recommendations by Chief Public Health Officer, vaccination access is being further expanded and all residents are encouraged to access their recommended COVID vaccination dose as soon as they become eligible.
(Yellowknife, May 12, 2022) – In line with recommendations by Chief Public Health Officer, vaccination access is being further expanded and all residents are encouraged to access their recommended COVID vaccination dose as soon as they become eligible.