Government of the Northwest Territories Launches Unified COVID-19 Response Website

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Yellowknife — May 9, 2020

The Government of the Northwest Territories recognizes how important it is for residents to be able to access information about COVID-19 in a single location, and has made some changes to address that need.

Information is power in the collective response to COVID-19 in the Northwest Territories – and now, it’s a whole lot easier to find. That’s because the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has launched a new, standalone, cross-government website bringing all the information and resources about the territory’s pandemic response under one roof.

 The site new site – -- is your home for reliable, accurate information about how to keep yourself safe, the rules for keeping others safe, and changes to how our government delivers services in this unprecedented time.


“All government departments have had to make adjustments to programs and services as a result of COVID-19. It is important for our residents to have a single place to go and find the most up-to-date information and I am confident that this new website will help connect people to the information they need, and make this challenging time a little bit easier on all of us.”

-Caroline Cochrane, Premier of the Northwest Territories

“We recognize that NWT residents want to be able to find relevant health information quickly and easily so they know what to do to protect themselves, their families and their communities from COVID-19. This new website will help make it easier for our people to find information specifically developed for the NWT when they need it.”

-Diane Thom, Minister, Health and Social Services


Quick Facts:

 -         To ensure seamless access to information, the new site and existing sites will run simultaneously while the appropriate redirects are put in-place to get you to the right information.

 -          If you experience a broken link, please email


Related Links:

 -          New COVID-19 Website

-          Existing COVID-19 Webpage, GNWT Site


For media requests related to COVID-19, please contact: 

Cabinet Communications

Government of the Northwest Territories