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Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

31 March 2022

News Release

Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

Iqaluit, Nunavut (March 31, 2022) – Nunavut’s Minister of Health, John Main, has extended the territory’s public health emergency until April 14, 2022. All existing measures under the public health emergency order remain in effect.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include a runny nose, fever, cough, sore throat or difficulty breathing. Nunavummiut are reminded to practice physical distancing, frequent handwashing, and to stay home if they feel unwell. Anyone who believes they have been exposed to COVID-19 should call the COVID hotline at 1-888-975-8601 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. EDT, or notify their community health centre right away, and immediately isolate at home.

For more information on COVID-19 in Nunavut, go to: www.gov.nu.ca/health/information/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

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Media Contact:

Chris Puglia
Manager, Communications
Department of Health
867-975-5949
cpuglia@gov.nu.ca