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08 June 2020
The Department of Health is advising Nunavummiut, especially parents of babies and young children, that there is an outbreak of whooping cough (pertussis) in Sanikiluaq.
28 May 2020
The Department of Health is advising Nunavummiut, especially parents of babies and young children, that there is confirmed whooping cough (pertussis) in Sanikiluaq.
20 May 2020
The Department of Health’s Quality of Life Secretariat is still accepting funding proposals for suicide prevention initiatives for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
18 May 2020
Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, has confirmed a Nunavut resident on medical travel out-of-territory has tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
02 April 2020
Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until April 16, 2020.
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.”