To access Public Health Advisories distributed by the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority, visit the links below:
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the Government of Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) Driver and Vehicle Services has extended expiration dates on Northwest Territories (NWT) driver’s licences, general identification cards and motor vehicle certificates of registration.
With a reduction in test volume, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pausing weekend updates on COVID-19 testing.
Tests normally reported on Saturdays, Sundays, and statutory holidays will now be reported on Monday, or the day after the statutory holiday falls.
The territory-wide Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency have been extended in the Northwest Territories. Both extensions will take effect as of May 27, 2020 and expire on June 9, 2020.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and North Star Infrastructure (NSI) advise that construction of the Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road (TASR) has resumed.
The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer continues to recommend residents use re-usable cloth or disposable face coverings when in public places. Materials available from home can be used to create effective, do-it-yourself face coverings.
The territory-wide Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency have been extended in the Northwest Territories. Both extensions will take effect as of May 13, 2020 and expire on May 26, 2020.
Effective today, the Department of Finance has introduced amendments to the Northwest Territories’ Liquor Regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government of the Northwest Territories advises that Highway 8 (The Dempster Highway) will be closed to all traffic at 5:00 p.m. on Friday May 8, 2020. The highway will be closed beginning at kilometre 1 and extending to kilometre 14.2.
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is particularly important that each one of us take all possible precautions to prevent wildfire. Limiting the number of human-caused or preventable fires helps reduce the risk of exposure to fire crews and the public.