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02 December 2022
Several Nunavut communities can expect their health centres to be temporarily closed, or see a reduction in services, over the holiday season.
02 December 2022
The Department of Health is advising residents of Rankin Inlet that the dog euthanized by bylaw due a suspected rabies infection has tested negative...
28 November 2022
Today the Government of Nunavut is announcing Dr. Sean Wachtel as Nunavut’s new Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO).
25 November 2022
The Department of Health is advising that the outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) declared in Pangnirtung on November 25 is ongoing.
24 November 2022
The Department of Health is advising residents of Rankin Inlet that a dog suspected of carrying rabies was euthanized in the community on November 23...
22 November 2022
The Department of Health advises residents of Rankin Inlet that the boil water advisory is lifted.
21 November 2022
Today, the Government of Nunavut (GN) and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), signed a tuberculosis (TB) information sharing agreement that will advance...
21 November 2022
Nunavummiut are invited to join the Department of Health in recognizing National Addictions Awareness Week from November 21 to 25.
21 November 2022
The Government of Nunavut (GN) is advising of a temporary shortage of Children’s Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Children’s Advil (ibuprofen) liquid...
17 November 2022
The Department of Health advises residents of Kimmirut that the boil water advisory is
15 November 2022
The Department of Health advises residents of Sanirajak that the boil water advisory is lifted.
15 November 2022
The Department of Health is advising residents of Cambridge Bay of a stomach illness circulating in the community.

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