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
November 25, 2022
Resource released for Yukoners living with post COVID-19 condition
November 24, 2022
New long-term care beds to be developed within the Watson Lake Community Hospital.
November 24, 2022
Medical bursaries support 13 students to attend post-secondary education in health care fields.
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. They also respond to complaints about smoking and vaping in the territory.
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.