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06 April 2020
As many are aware, Agnico Eagle Mine has brought COVID-19 diagnostic equipment to Rankin Inlet. This equipment will be used to test mine staff for COVID-19.
24 March 2020
March 24 is World TB Day.
24 March 2020
The Department of Health would like to notify residents of Gjoa Haven that a resident was bitten by a fox.
24 March 2020
The Department of Health would like to notify residents of Rankin Inlet that a fox has tested positive for rabies.
23 March 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO), today issued an order to prohibit most travel into Nunavut.
18 March 2020
“If we don’t take this measure now before we see cases in Nunavut, it may be too late as time goes on.”
16 March 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, today recommended the temporary closure of all schools and daycares in Nunavut to limit any potential spread of COVID-19.
13 March 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, today outlined additional preventive measures and the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) current preparation in response to COVID-19.
11 March 2020
Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Mike Patterson today released the following statement
11 March 2020
The Department of Health would like to address concerns that have been circulating following the discovery a person with COVID-19 attended the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada 2020 convention in Toronto