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Medical Travel Guidelines for Nunavummiut

18 July 2014

Public Service Announcement

Medical Travel Guidelines for Nunavummiut


Start Date:    July 18, 2014

End Date:     December 31, 2014

Iqaluit, NU                                                                          45 sec


If you are scheduled for a medical travel appointment to a health facility in the south, there are a few things you need to remember so your experience is hassle-free.

Don’t forget:

Your personal Government of Nunavut issued identification or passport;
Your Nunavut health card;
To attend all of your scheduled appointments;
Money for unexpected expenses like taxi fares, food, and prescriptions; and
To pack a suitcase with enough clothing and personal items, like medications, toothbrush, etc. to last a few days.

For more information, or if you have any questions about your medical travel appointment or benefits, please see your local medical travel clerk. You can also visit the medical travel webpage on the Department of Health website at, or call the medical travel toll-free information line at 1-866-371-3305.


Media Contact:

Ron Wassink  
Communications Specialist
Department of Health