September 3, 2020

(Yellowknife – September 2, 2020) – Starting Monday August 31st, 2020, the NWT health and social service (HSS) authorities started the process to implement continuous masking in all facilities and offices across the NWT. 

September 2, 2020

NTHSSA is opening the drive through COVID-19 screening service in Yellowknife starting Tuesday, September 8th. The drive-thru is located behind the downtown Yellowknife Primary Care site (access from 47th street)

This service will be available Monday- Friday, 8:30- 1600.

September 1, 2020

YELLOWKNIFE (September 1, 2020) – The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority today announced the upcoming appointment of a new Territorial Medical Director (TMD).

August 17, 2020
Annual General Meeting

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority will be hosting its Annual General Meeting for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. This event is open to the public.

When: August 25, 2020; 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

July 31, 2020

Yellowknife (July 31, 2020)  - The current temporary day shelter located at the Salvation Army will be closing at end of day Friday, July 31. This shelter was opened as part of efforts to expand space and options for vulnerable individuals in Yellowknife during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 30, 2020

Stanton Lab services have returned to regular hours. The Stanton lab will be available from 8:00AM to 3:30PM, Monday to Friday, and will be closed on weekends and Statutory Holidays.

July 24, 2020

YELLOWKNIFE (July 24, 2020) – Starting on Wednesday July 22nd, sterilization services at Stanton Territorial Hospital were impacted by equipment malfunctions. 

July 6, 2020

(July 3, 2020) - The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO) requires that all Long Term Care (LTC) facilities in the NWT implement enhanced outbreak prevention activities.

July 3, 2020

YELLOWKNIFE (July 3, 2020) – Visitation at the Inuvik Long Term Care is being suspended effective immediately due to a possible case of chickenpox (varicella) in the facility.

June 19, 2020

(June 19, 2020) - NTHSSA is pleased to announce updates to previous service reductions and restrictions that were introduced during the beginning period of the COVID-19 pandemic.