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21 September 2020
There are still no confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut. The total number of persons followed to date is 2,593. There are 413 persons...
21 September 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, today announced a positive case of COVID-19 at the Mary River Mine 176 km southwest of...
19 September 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, today announced two positive cases of COVID-19 at the Hope Bay Mine 125 km southwest of...
10 September 2020
On Embrace Life Day, the Department of Health encourages Nunavummiut to take time and enjoy activities supporting their mental health and wellness.
10 September 2020
Premier Joe Savikataaq and Minister of Health George Hickes today released the following joint statement:
09 September 2020
September 9 is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day, which is devoted to improving FASD prevention, diagnosis, and...
09 September 2020
The Department of Health advises residents of the Hamlet of Baker Lake that the boil water advisory is lifted.
08 September 2020
Effective September 1, 2020, changes to Nunavut’s routine immunization program and infant screening process were made to help better protect the...
04 September 2020
Prostate cancer is the leading type of cancer among Canadian men and is the third most common type of cancer among male Nunavummiut.
02 September 2020
The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Baker Lake.
01 September 2020
The Department of Health reminds all residents of Igloolik and Pond Inlet to boil their water before consumption until further notice.
01 September 2020
The Department of Health is declaring the pertussis outbreak in Sanikiluaq is over.

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