Health Care Card Renewal Delays – Accessing Services with Expired Cards

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — April 3, 2020

The Health Services Administration office in Inuvik is currently experiencing delays in processing health care card renewal forms. Due to these delays, NWT residents with recently expired health care cards will continue to receive physician and hospital services.

At this time, we advise that NWT residents continue to submit their health care card renewal forms as usual.

To submit a renewal form, the public can either:

Health Services Administration Office

Health and Social Services

Bag #9

Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

For further inquiries, please email or call the toll-free number 1-800-661-0830. Visit for more information.

Additional Links:

Health Care Card Renewal FAQ


Media Contact

Damien Healy
Manager of Communications
Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
1-867-767-9090 ext. 49034