To promote, protect and enhance the well-being of Yukoners through a continuum of quality, accessible and appropriate health and social services.
Services and information
January 6, 2020
There are now three resident psychiatrists working in the territory, based out of a new private practice in Whitehorse.
December 19, 2019
Today, the Burn Better campaign was launched to promote clean air in Yukon’s communities and neighbourhoods.
December 17, 2019
Based on usage and referral trends in the territory, this service is expected to provide nearly 450 general ultrasound exams in the communities per year.
Corporate policy and program development services throughout the department. Manages the Legislative agenda for the department, as well as supporting the federal/provincial/territorial agenda at the Ministers, Deputy Ministers and officials level.
Environmental Health Services promotes care for the environment in the interest of human health. Working in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Environmental Health Officers provide services to individuals, businesses and government.
The Health Promotion Unit provides or supports evidence-based, targeted health promotion and illness prevention programs and activities, to increase public awareness, support healthier decision making and lifestyles, support professional development and collaboration, and create and promote supportive environments.
Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC), in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada, is responsible for the prevention, monitoring, and control of all communicable diseases (both vaccine and non-vaccine preventable) throughout the Yukon.
The Social Services division delivers a wide range of services that are designed to help Yukoners thrive, build stronger communities and promote equality and opportunity. These include alcohol and drug services, family and children’s services, services for people with disabilities, and social assistance.