Completing the Worker Self-Isolation Plan

Last modified: 
04/21/2021 - 11:43

Who must complete the worker self-isolation plan?

  • Anyone coming to the NWT explicitly for work purposes.

Completing the worker self-isolation plan?

  1. Before coming to the NWT, complete and submit the worker self-isolation plan online at least 2 weeks in advance. You may not be able to travel within the NWT once you arrive without an approved plan.
  2. Provide appropriate documentation to that shows you are coming to work in the NWT. This can include:
    • A letter from your employer
    • Request for permission to work ID from employer
  3. After arriving in the NWT, you will be required to complete a symptom check on your 2nd, 6th, 10th and 14th days of mandatory self-isolation. You have three options for completing your mandatory symptom checks:
    • Over the telephone with a representative from Statistics Canada who will contact you directly
    • By calling 8-1-1 and completing it with a ProtectNWT representative
    • Online – you will receive an email with a link to the website

Public health officials will review and follow up with you about your self-isolation plan. If you need assistance or have questions about the self-isolation plan, email or call 8-1-1 (in NWT only) or 1-833-378-8297 (outside NWT), 8 AM to 8 PM, 7 days a week.

If for any reason your arrival date changes, please notify Protect NWT as soon as possible.


Contact Protect NWT

Phone: 8-1-1 (in NWT only) or 1-833-378-8297 (outside NWT)
Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM (7 days a week, including statutory holidays)

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