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GNWT: Public Health Emergency Extended Through August 3

July 20, 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 August 3, 2021. The Public Health Emergency is required to continue to decisively […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202110 Views

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July 20, 2021: COVID-19 case count update

Yukon’s acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott is reporting five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 between 12 p.m. Monday, July 19, and 12 p.m. today. With recoveries, this brings the active case count to 65. Total number of confirmed Yukon cases since March 22, 2020: 527; 458 cases since June 1, including […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202111 Views

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Iqaluit outbreak declared over

Iqaluit, Nunavut (July 20, 2021) – Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, today released the following statement: “As of Monday, it has been 28 days since anyone in Iqaluit had COVID-19. Since there have been no further cases, we can now declare the outbreak in the city over. Current public health measures, including […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202110 Views

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Walk-in vaccinations clinics for Iqalummiut aged 12-17

16 July 2021 Public Service Announcement Walk-in vaccinations clinics for Iqalummiut aged 12-17 Effective July 21, 2021, Pfizer walk-in clinics will be open to Iqalummiut aged 12-17, every Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., at Iqaluit Public Health located at 1091 Mivvik Street. Walk-ins for the Moderna vaccine continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202118 Views

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Construction started on Health and Wellness Centre and housing unit in Old Crow

16/07/2021 Construction work is set to begin on the Health and Wellness Centre and 10-plex housing complex in Old Crow. The first phase of construction is site preparation, which includes clearing and grubbing the site, and putting in a gravel pad. Later this year, thermopiles for the foundation will be shipped by air to be […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202174 Views

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YT Government – July 15, 2021: COVID-19 case count update

July 15, 2021 Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Dr. Brendan Hanley is reporting seven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 between 12 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, and 12 p.m. today. With recoveries, this brings the active case count to 78. Total number of confirmed Yukon cases since March 22, 2020: 497; 427 cases since […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 20218 Views

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YT Government – July 15, 2021: COVID-19 case count update

July 15, 2021 Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Dr. Brendan Hanley is reporting seven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 between 12 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, and 12 p.m. today. With recoveries, this brings the active case count to 78. Total number of confirmed Yukon cases since March 22, 2020: 497; 427 cases since […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202110 Views

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YT Government: More than 100 items outlined in action plan to improve LGBTQ2S+ inclusion

The Government of Yukon is releasing a plan on LGBTQ2S+ inclusion that outlines a variety of initiatives aimed at making government programs and services more inclusive and accessible to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and Two-Spirit+ (LGBTQ2S+) communities. This plan includes more than 100 action items, such as: improve access to Two-Spirit, trans, non-binary-affirming […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202114 Views

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NU Government: 2nd COVID-19 vaccination clinics for 12 to 17 year olds

14 July 2021 Public Service Announcement 2nd COVID-19 vaccination clinics for 12 to 17 year olds The second round of Pfizer vaccines for Nunavut youth aged 12 to 17 is under way across the territory. In Iqaluit, second doses of Pfizer will be given at NTI’s mass vaccination clinic from July 14 to 17 at […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202125 Views

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GNWT Announces 2021 Anti-Poverty Fund Recipients

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES (July 14, 2021) – Julie Green, Minister of Health and Social Services is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the $1.75 million Anti-Poverty Fund. This year, 52 grants were awarded to community, Indigenous and non-profit organizations to help overcome and reduce poverty by addressing its root causes. The successful proposals will reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202113 Views

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