Public Service Announcement: Public Health Emergency Extended Through March 2

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — February 16, 2021

YELLOWKNIFE (February 16, 2021) – Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola.

The latest extension continues through March 2, 2021. 

The Public Health Emergency is required to continue to decisively respond to shifts in the NWT’s own public health situation, and maintain preventative measures.

For more information and to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 in the territory, visit the Government of the Northwest Territories COVID-19 Website at

Media contact:

Darren Campbell
Government of the Northwest Territories
Health and Social Services
COVID-19 Coordinating Secretariat