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Yellowknife – October 18, 2021
News Releases

The Department of Health and Social Services, in conjunction with the Department of Education, Culture and Employment, is introducing a new COVID-19 at-home student screening program to help protect the unvaccinated NWT student population (ages 5-11).

 

Yellowknife – October 15, 2021
News Releases

Shane Thompson, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, announced today that he is taking action under the Emergency Management Act (EMA) to address the urgent need for a temporary day shelter in Yellowknife.

Yellowknife – October 12, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is announcing that residents will have a new way to access their COVID-19 vaccination records. Residents will be able to download an updated Proof of Vaccination Credential (PVC) through a self-serve online form.

Yellowknife – October 12, 2021
Public Service Announcement

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.

Yellowknife – September 28, 2021
Public Service Announcement

The Department of Health and Social Services and Minister Julie Green invite Yellowknife residents to a join them on Wednesday, September 29th at 7:30pm for an online discussion about the proposed temporary day shelter at 4709 Franklin Avenue in Yellowknife.

Yellowknife – September 28, 2021
Public Service Announcement

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.

Yellowknife – September 27, 2021
Public Service Announcement

The Department of Health and Social Services has developed two public awareness videos on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to bring attention to the importance of diagnosis, and how the public can help support individuals living with FASD.

Yellowknife – September 14, 2021
Public Service Announcement

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.

Yellowknife – September 7, 2021
News Releases

The Department of Health and Social Services is expanding its suite of addictions treatment aftercare programs with a mobile phone app called Wagon to help support residents in their recovery journey.

Yellowknife – August 24, 2021
Media Statement

The following statement was issued by Caroline Cochrane, Premier of the Northwest Territories, and Julie Green, Minister of Health and Social Services, on the first COVID-19 death in the Northwest Territories:

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