Information current

The government toll-free, general information number 1-800-661-0408 is not working. Call 867-393-6930 or 867-393-6931 instead.

December 3, 2021

Some measures will ease on December 4, 2021. For COVID-19 medical questions phone 811. For non-medical questions, email covid19info@yukon.ca.

Public Health and Safety Act ministerial authorizations and directives

Find all Legislation changes for COVID-19.

Find all Deputy Minister directions to Ministerial Orders.

Minister of Health and Social Services

June 25, 2021: Ministerial authorization for performance of COVID-19 rapid testing services

The following individuals are authorized to support the COVID-19 response by performing and interpreting rapid antigen and molecular tests throughout Yukon: 

  • health professionals who are qualified to practice anywhere in Canada or elsewhere in the world;
  • retired health professionals who are still qualified to practice in Canada and the United states; 
  • veterinarians who are qualified to practice anywhere in Canada or the United States; and
  • retired veterinarians who have been qualified to practice anywhere in Canada or the United States in the past 10 years. 

Read the ministerial authorization for performance of COVID-19 rapid testing services.

See the extension of ministerial authorization.

Reason for changes

To empower the commercial, government and social sectors to reopen or continue operating safely, protecting the health of employees returning to work and members of the public receiving services.