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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Health Services update

As Nunavut continues its path forward, I am pleased to announce the further easing of restrictions in the territory. On July 20, all licensed establishments in the territory will be allowed to open with regular hours. Nunavut will also be extending its common travel area to include Churchill, Manitoba. This bubble is exclusive to the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202021 Views

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Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut (July 9, 2020) – Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until July 23, 2020. “We must remain diligent and aware that the threat of COVID-19 has not yet passed,” said Minister Hickes. “Please continue to maintain physical distancing and handwashing practices, limit any non-essential travel out […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202028 Views

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Mary River Mine follow-up COVID-19 test is negative

IQALUIT, Nunavut (July 10, 2020) – Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, has confirmed that follow-up testing of the presumptive case of COVID-19 at Mary River Mine has come back negative. “This will remain a presumptive positive case for Nunavut. We may never know for sure whether the individual had a barely detectable […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202020 Views

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Government of YT – July 8, 2020: COVID-19 update

The Government of Yukon has the following updates on measures being taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 cases and recoveries As of today, July 8 at 2 p.m., the case count remains at 11 cases of COVID-19 in the territory. All of the 11 people who have contracted COVID-19 in Yukon have recovered. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 202019 Views

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GNWT Extends Territorial Public Health Emergency

The Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the recommendation of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola. The global COVID-19 pandemic is not over and new cases continue to be reported in other Canadian jurisdictions. Strong public […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 202027 Views

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Health Services update

Good morning. We are still waiting on confirmatory results for the presumptive case detected in the Mary River Mine, with the expectation that they will be ready sometime this week. The Department of Health continues to monitor the situation at the Mary River Mine site closely, and we will provide support as needed. I want […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 202026 Views

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Boil Water Advisory Lifted for the Community of Hay River, K’atl’odeeche First Nation, Enterprise and Kakisa

YELLOWKNIFE 06 July 2020 – The Chief Environmental Health Officer is advising all residents in Hay River, K’atl’odeeche First Nation, Enterprise and Kakisa that the precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been lifted. Residents who receive their water from the Town of Hay River water supplier were asked to boil their water due to higher than normal […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 202022 Views

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Public Service Announcement: QIA’s Emergency Grocery Vouchers for Elders

July 6, 2020 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association’s initiative to help Elders impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic has been expanded and extended. The Emergency Grocery Vouchers for Elders is now available until August 18. The initiative is now also available to Qikiqtani Inuit who are 60 or older living outside Nunavut. This initiative is designed to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 202027 Views

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Presumptive case of COVID-19 in Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (July 2, 2020) – Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, has announced a presumptive case of COVID-19 at the Mary River Mine, 176 kilometres southwest of Pond Inlet. “The individual is in isolation away from co-workers and doing well. The situation is contained, and I want to assure Nunavummiut that this […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202034 Views

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Iqaluit city council allocates COVID-19 food security funds – Nunatsiaq News

$80,000 will go to four local organizations 2 July 2020 Iqaluit city councillors have approved the allocation of $80,000 to four local organizations helping with food security issues that have arisen or worsened as a result of COVID-19. The following organizations will each receive $20,000: The Tukisigiarvik Society, which operates a drop-in centre for disadvantaged […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202036 Views

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