November 17, 2020

Yellowknife (November 16, 2020) Thanks to the successful first flu vaccination clinic, over 4,700 vaccinations have been delivered to Yellowknife residents. 

November 10, 2020

Drive-thru testing will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

November 4, 2020

What is the issue with the sterilization processes at Stanton?

October 28, 2020

After a successful first day at our mass-vaccination clinic at the YK Multiplex DND Gym we will be opening up to 100 additional spaces each day for the rest of the week. These spaces can be booked online at the link below.

October 23, 2020

December 12, 2020

For more information on COVID testing access and availability, please click here.

Covid Questions?

October 23, 2020

For more information on COVID testing access and availability, please click here.


For the weekend of October 24 and 25 the following options are available for testing in Inuvik and Yellowknife:

October 16, 2020

For the most recent information on COVID testing in Yellowknife, how to request a COVID test, and COVID testing site locations, please click here.


October 8, 2020

Effective October 19th, 2020, the Stanton Laboratory will be extending its hours of operations to 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Monday to Friday. These extended hours are expected to decrease patient wait times at the Stanton Laboratory. Regular Stanton Lab hours are 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Monday to Friday.

October 5, 2020

Yellowknife (October 5, 2020) – The NTHSSA continues to face issues with medical device reprocessing services at Stanton. The team at Stanton continues work to fix the issue but have not yet reached a final resolution.

October 5, 2020

(Yellowknife, October 5, 2020) With COVID-19, getting a flu shot is more important than ever. NWT residents are encouraged to get flu shots to protect themselves from influenza and reduce the chance they will need to receive a COVID-19 test this flu season.