Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Complex Needs staff at the Stanton Medical Centre have been supporting the COVID-19 pandemic by collaborating with immunization nurses to hold low stimulation vaccination clinics for kids.
(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
In January, numerous travellers were returning to the NWT after holidays. COVID-19 testing needs increased and testing capacity was stretched thin.
(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 22, 2022) – The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority will resume labour and delivery services at Stanton Territorial Hospital for all NWT residents.
Updates to recommendations regarding booster doses for residents aged 12+ and vaccination after a COVID infection
(Yellowknife, February 9, 2021) – The following updates to vaccination recommendations have been provided by National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI):