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06 August 2020
Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until August 20, 2020.
04 August 2020
The Department of Health is advising expecting mothers in the Kivalliq region of changes to birthing services offered in Rankin Inlet,
04 August 2020
Unless you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call your health centre first before going in. Describe your symptoms, and health care providers can conduct a telephone assessment and may schedule in-person appointments for appropriate care.
04 August 2020
The Department of Health would like to remind clam harvesters to be aware of areas that are optimal to harvest clams, and to follow safe food handling procedures.
30 July 2020
The Chief Public Health Officer is advising the residents of Arviat that children attending the daycare may have been exposed to active TB at the daycare.
28 July 2020
The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Pond Inlet.
24 July 2020
World Hepatitis Day is held every year on July 28 to raise awareness of this viral illness.
24 July 2020
The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the residents of Whale Cove.
22 July 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, has announced that the two presumptive cases of COVID-19 at the Mary River Mine tested negative after confirmatory testing at a lab in southern Canada.
20 July 2020
The Department of Health advises residents of the Hamlet of Baker Lake that the boil water advisory is lifted.