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To register for the Nunavut Health Care Plan, you must fill out an application for Nunavut Health Care Coverage. Read more…
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All newborn births must be registered before application for a birth certificate. Read more…
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Contact information for Churchill, Edmonton, Iqaluit, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Yellowknife boarding homes. Read more…
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When a person dies, the family can apply for a death certificate. Read more...
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There are many things in the environment that can affect your health. Read more…
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Visit often to learn about specialized and annual immunization programs in Nunavut. Read more…
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Find out how to contact your local health centre or public health facility. Read more…
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The Department of Health offers insurance programs to help Nunavummiut pay the costs of insured medical treatment, prescription drugs, medical supplies and medical travel. Read more…
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The Department of Health offers extended health benefits to eligible Nunavummiut who need additional health care services not covered by the Nunavut Health Care Plan. Read more…
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The Home and Community Care (HCC) program helps Nunavummiut care for themselves with help from family and community members, and keep their sense of independence and well-being. Read more…
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The Department of Health provides vaccines throughout Nunavut at community health centres and public health offices. Make sure your immunizations are up to date before travelling out of Nunavut. Read more…
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If you want to get married in Nunavut, you will need to get a marriage license or public banns from your religious organization. Read more…
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The Department of Health offers medical travel benefits and access to medical services that are not available in your community. Read more…
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Medevac is an emergency air ambulance service that transports patients from their communities to the nearest hospital for treatment. Read more…
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A doctor or nurse may decide that you need to have someone go with you on medical travel. Read more…
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Talk to someone you trust: a family member, elder, or a friend. Call or visit your local health centre to book an appointment.
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The Government of Nunavut offers the Nunavut Health Care Plan under the Canada Health Act. The Nunavut Health Care Plan is managed by the Nunavut Health Insurance Programs Office and ensures residents have access to necessary medical services. Read more…
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To keep your Nunavut Health Care Card up to date, contact the Health Insurance Programs Office. Read more…
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We can all make healthy choices every day, by choosing country foods and healthy store-bought foods. Read more…
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Dental health is about good oral hygiene and healthy choices. Read more…
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Rehabilitation services are an important part of health care in Nunavut. Rehabilitation can help people regain or improve their ability to live, work and function independently in their communities. Read more…
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Visit the Department of Health’s website www.irespectmyself.ca, a website to learn more about sexual health and relationships. Read more…
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In addition to Government of Nunavut insurance programs, you may be eligible for third party insurance programs. Read more…
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Testing for TB is free at your local health centre or public health office. Read more…
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Babies and young children can develop a disease called rickets when they do not get enough vitamin D. Rickets prevents bones from developing properly and this can cause delays in sitting, crawling and walking. Read more…
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The Tobacco Has No Place Here campaign aims to put a face to the harm caused by tobacco in Nunavut. Read more…