(Yellowknife, April 1, 2022) – As of April 1st, the Public Health Emergency in the Northwest Territories has been rescinded. This does not mean COVID is over, or that the harms of COVID will disappear.
(Yellowknife, March 30, 2022) – Beginning tomorrow, March 31, there will be changes taking effect in the delivery of day and sobering centre services in Yellowknife.
Yellowknife (March 22, 2022) – The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer and Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority will no longer be issuing letters to individuals who have recovered from a COVID-19 infection.
(Aklavik, March 18, 2022) – Due to staffing capacity, the Aklavik health centre will be operating on emergency service only, on March 18th, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
(March 11, 2022) - Group and individual mental health and community counselling services are available to residents in Fort Smith. For the week of March 14th - 18th, 2022, the following services are available:
Open Group Sessions
(Fort Smith, March 7, 2022) - Fort Smith Health Centre will be operating at normal service levels. Booked appointments will proceed and anyone who requires services should contact the health centre as usual.
Mental health and community wellness services for children, youth, adults and families in Fort Smith can be accessed virtually 24/7
(Yellowknife, March 3, 2022) – Due reduced staffing capacity caused by vacancies, in-school Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) services will remain suspended through the rest of the 2022 school year.
(Yellowknife, March, 1, 2022) – Starting April 1st, 2022 the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority will be the operator of the sobering centre located on 50th street in Yellowknife.
(Yellowknife, February 9, 2021) – The following updates to vaccination recommendations have been provided by National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI):