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July 21, 2022
Public Notice

(Yellowknife, July 21, 2022) – As recommended by Chief Public Health Officer, Moderna’s Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine will be available to children 6 months to 5 years of age in the NWT.

July 14, 2022
Public Notice

(July 14, 2022 – Yellowknife) - Northwest Territories residents are being notified that operating room services at Stanton Territorial Hospital will be reduced starting July 25, 2022, through September 30, 2022. 

July 14, 2022
News Release

(Yellowknife, Hay River, and Behchoko, July 14, 2022) - Shortages of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals such as medical laboratory technologists continue to lead to service reductions or closures throughout the NWT. 

July 7, 2022
Public Notice

(Yellowknife - July 6, 2022) – The Stanton Territorial Hospital Operating Room will be reduced to emergency services only from July 18-22, 2022.

July 6, 2022
Public Notice

(July 6, 2022) - Due to ongoing staffing challenges the Fort Smith Health Centre is expecting limited appointment availability for the months of July and August, and the Norman Wells Sahté Got’ine Regional Health and Social Services Centre will be on reduced services from July 4-31, 2022

June 30, 2022
Blog Post

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
Public Notice

(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.

June 22, 2022
Public Notice

(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:

June 17, 2022
Blog Post

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.

June 16, 2022
Public Notice

(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.

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