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December 2, 2021

Find current health measures. For COVID-19 medical questions, phone 811; non-medical questions, email covid19info@yukon.ca.

Get tested for COVID-19

If you have a health concern

For medical questions or if you feel ill:

If you're in a community

If you're in a community, contact your rural community health centre.

Go to the drive-thru testing facility in Whitehorse

When can I get drive-thru testing?

To help meet the increased demand for testing, a drive-thru testing facility will begin in Whitehorse on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 7 days per week.

Do I need an appointment?

No. You do not need an appointment. Just turn up.

Where can I get drive-thru testing?

In person:

91628 Alaska Highway, in the Centennial Motors wash bay (across from the airport). 

Mouth rinse and gargle test is available for children

The mouth rinse and gargle test is available at the drive-thru to children between 5 and 18 years old. There are specific instructions that must be followed in advance of receiving this test.

Go to the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre in Whitehorse

Who should get tested

The centre in Whitehorse is set up to test people  who:

  • are experiencing respiratory illnesses; or
  • have flu-like symptoms.

When's the testing centre open?

Monday through Sunday

The COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre (CTAC) is open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Sunday.

Where to find the centre

In person:

49A Waterfront Place in Whitehorse.

The centre is in the building beside the Motor Vehicles office, across the parking lot from Boston Pizza. 

Phone:

867-393-3083 

Book a COVID-19 test

Make an appointment for a test

In communities

Contact your health-care provider or local health centre.

In Whitehorse

There are 2 ways to book a testing appointment at the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre in Whitehorse:

  • online; and
  • by phone.

Online

For an appointment in Whitehorse, you can book online for:

  • yourself; or
  • on behalf of another person (child or dependent).

You can find ASL videos with instructions on the booking site.

Book a COVID-19 test

If you need assistance booking online, you can phone 867-393-3083. They'll help book online for you.

You can only book 1 appointment at a time.

If you'd like to book for a group:

Before your appointment
  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you must self-isolate before your appointment. If you have questions about self-isolation requirements:
  • If your test is related to medical travel, you will need to bring proof of your need for medical travel to your appointment. This proof could be:
    • a letter,
    • a requisition; or
    • other documentation.
  • Do not arrive early or late for your appointment. This is to support appropriate physical distancing at the centre.
  • You'll be asked to wait outside or in your vehicle before your test. Dress appropriately for the weather.
Find out what your COVID-19 test results mean

If you've had a COVID-19 test and received negative test results, what you do next depends on your reason for testing and your symptoms.

Get your test results

When can I get drive-thru testing?

To help meet the increased demand for testing, a drive-thru testing facility will begin in Whitehorse on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 7 days per week.

Do I need an appointment?

No. You do not need an appointment. Just turn up.

Where can I get drive-thru testing?

In person:

91628 Alaska Highway, in the Centennial Motors wash bay (across from the airport). 

Mouth rinse and gargle test is available for children

The mouth rinse and gargle test is available at the drive-thru to children between 5 and 18 years old. There are specific instructions that must be followed in advance of receiving this test.

Who should get tested

The centre in Whitehorse is set up to test people  who:

  • are experiencing respiratory illnesses; or
  • have flu-like symptoms.

When's the testing centre open?

Monday through Sunday

The COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre (CTAC) is open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Sunday.

Where to find the centre

In person:

49A Waterfront Place in Whitehorse.

The centre is in the building beside the Motor Vehicles office, across the parking lot from Boston Pizza. 

Phone:

867-393-3083 

Book a COVID-19 test

In communities

Contact your health-care provider or local health centre.

In Whitehorse

There are 2 ways to book a testing appointment at the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre in Whitehorse:

  • online; and
  • by phone.

Online

For an appointment in Whitehorse, you can book online for:

  • yourself; or
  • on behalf of another person (child or dependent).

You can find ASL videos with instructions on the booking site.

Book a COVID-19 test

If you need assistance booking online, you can phone 867-393-3083. They'll help book online for you.

You can only book 1 appointment at a time.

If you'd like to book for a group:

  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you must self-isolate before your appointment. If you have questions about self-isolation requirements:
  • If your test is related to medical travel, you will need to bring proof of your need for medical travel to your appointment. This proof could be:
    • a letter,
    • a requisition; or
    • other documentation.
  • Do not arrive early or late for your appointment. This is to support appropriate physical distancing at the centre.
  • You'll be asked to wait outside or in your vehicle before your test. Dress appropriately for the weather.

If you've had a COVID-19 test and received negative test results, what you do next depends on your reason for testing and your symptoms.

Get your test results