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November 30, 2020

We're in Phase 3 of our COVID-19 Path Forward plan. Watch the latest video update. For medical questions or if you feel ill, phone 811, or launch the COVID-19 self-assessment tool.

Read our self-isolation rules for everyone entering Yukon.

Potential COVID-19 exposure notices

If you were in 1 of these locations during these times and you develop symptoms:

Make sure you say you were at the exposure locations.

If you were at 1 of these locations but have no symptoms monitor yourself for 14 days after your possible exposure. 

If you develop symptoms, no matter how mild, you should self-isolate immediately and:

Baked Café & Bakery

Saturday, November 21, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Read the November 29, 2020, COVID-19 update.

Better Bodies

Sunday, November 1 to Wednesday, November 18, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Canada Games Centre in the Wellness Room

Saturday, November 21, 11 a.m. to noon.

Sakura Sushi

Friday, November 20, 5 p.m. to closing

Whitehorse Transit

Wednesday, November 18:

  • Route #2 from Copper Ridge to 2nd Avenue between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • Route #2 from 2nd Avenue to Copper ridge between 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Thursday, November 19:

  • Route #2 from Copper Ridge to 2nd Avenue between the times of 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Route #5 from 2nd Avenue to Range Road between 7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.
  • Route #2 from 2nd Avenue to Copper Ridge between 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Read the November 27, 2020, news release.

Save-On-Foods

Between 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18

Read the November 26, 2020, news release.

Canadian Tire in Whitehorse

Between 8:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17

Wykes Your Independent Grocer in Whitehorse

Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17

Starbucks on Chilkoot Way in Whitehorse

Between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 12 through Wednesday, November 18

Tony’s Pasta and Seafood House in the Skky Hotel on the Alaska Highway in Whitehorse

From 5 p.m. to closing on Saturday, November 14

General Store in Dawson

Between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 15

Flights

Air North

  • Flight 573 on Sunday, November 15
  • Flight 333 on Monday, November 9
  • Flight 528 on Sunday, November 8

Air Canada

  • Flight 111 from Toronto to Vancouver on Saturday, November 7

Read the November 24, 2020, COVID-19 update

Better Bodies on Industrial Road 

Between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Monday, November 16

Read the November 21, 2020, COVID-19 update.

Better Bodies on Industrial Road 

Between 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14 

Read the November 20, 2020, COVID-19 update.

Starbucks on Main Street 

Between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13

Starbucks on Chilkoot Way

Between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14

Better Bodies on Industrial Road 

Between 6:30 p.m. and closing on Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13

Diwali Festival at 120 Copper Road

Between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 14

Giorgio’s Cuccina on Jarvis Street

Between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14

Tony’s Pasta and Seafood House in the Skky Hotel on the Alaska Highway

Between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14

Listers Motor Sports

Between 8:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10

A&W restaurant

Between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8

Save-On-Foods

Before 1 p.m. on Friday, November 6

Read the November 18, 2020, public health notification.

Who should self-monitor for symptoms?

  • Residents of Watson Lake
  • People who visited Watson Lake between Wednesday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 20
  • Residents of Watson Lake and visitors to Watson Lake who were in:
    • Big Horn Motel, Frank Trail in Watson Lake
      • Wednesday, October 7
      • Thursday, October 8
      • Friday, October 9
      • Tuesday, October 13
      • Wednesday, October 14
      • Thursday, October 15
      • Friday, October 16
      • Saturday, October 17
      • Sunday, October 18
      • Monday, October 19
      • Tuesday, October 20
    • Watson Lake Foods ‒ Super A, 712 Adela Trail in Watson Lake
      • Thursday, October 8
      • Friday, October 16
    • Home Hardware, 1001 Centennial Avenue in Watson Lake
      • Wednesday, October 7
      • Saturday, October 10

If you have symptoms and were in the above locations

Watson Lake residents can get tested

Phone to make an appointment: 867-536-4444
Where: Watson Lake Community Hospital, 817 Ravenhill Drive

Whitehorse residents can get tested

  1. Phone Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC): 867-667-5080
  2. Say that you’ve been to the locations listed above in Watson Lake between Wednesday, October 7 and Friday, October 16.

Residents of other communities can get tested

  1. Contact your local health centre to arrange for testing.
  2. Say that you’ve been to the locations listed above in Watson Lake between Wednesday, October 7 and Friday, October 16.

If you were in the above locations, but have no symptoms

  1. Self-monitor for 14 days after your possible exposure.
  2. If you develop symptoms no matter how mild, self-isolate immediately and:
    • phone 811; or
    • take the COVID-19 self-assessment tool; or
    • contact your health care provider.  

If you have symptoms, but were not in the above locations

In Whitehorse

Phone the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre (CTAC) 867-393-3083. It’s open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In communities

Phone your local health centre.

1 resident of Whitehorse has tested positive for COVID-19. This person visited Dawson in the last 14 days.

Who should self-monitor for symptoms?

  • Residents of Dawson.
  • People who visited Dawson between July 20 and now.
  • Residents of Whitehorse and visitors to Whitehorse who were in:
    • Real Canadian Superstore between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1; and
    • Sacred Heart Cathedral, 406 Steele Street, on Sunday, August 2, at the 10:30 a.m. service.

If you have symptoms and were in the above locations

Dawson City residents can get tested

When: Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9
Where: Dawson Community Hospital or Dawson Health Centre
Phone: 867-993-4444

Whitehorse residents can get tested

When: Saturday, August 8, and Sunday, August 9

How:

  1. Phone Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC): 867-667-5080
  2. Say that you were in:
    • Dawson City between July 20 and August 7; or
    • Real Canadian Superstore between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1; or
    • Sacred Heart Cathedral on Sunday, August 2, at the 10:30 a.m. service.

Residents of other Yukon communities

  1. Contact your local health centre to arrange for testing.
  2. Say that you were in:
    • Dawson City between July 20 and now; or
    • Real Canadian Superstore between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1; or
    • Sacred Heart Cathedral on Sunday, August 2 at the 10:30 a.m. service.

If you were in the above locations, but have no symptoms

  1. Self-monitor for 14 days after your possible exposure.
  2. If you develop symptoms no matter how mild, self-isolate immediately and:

If you have symptoms, but were not in the above locations

Phone the Respiratory Assessment Centre (RAC) 867-393-3083. It’s open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2 people from another jurisdiction tested positive shortly after returning home from a trip to Yukon. The Chief Medical Officer of Health completed a risk assessment and concluded that the risk to local people is low.

Anyone who develops any symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild, should self-isolate and arrange for testing. 

Possible exposure in Dawson 

  • Between Monday, July 20, 2020, and Wednesday, July 22, 2020

If you're in Dawson and you've developed symptoms after these dates phone Dawson City Hospital to arrange for testing on:

  • Saturday, August 1; or
  • Sunday, August 2.

Phone: 867-993-4444

Make sure you say you were at 1 of the exposure locations.

Possible exposure in Whitehorse

  • Integra Tire on the morning of Monday, July 20, 2020
  • Walmart on the morning of Thursday, July 23, 2020 

If you developed symptoms after these dates and were at these locations at these times, phone Yukon Communicable Disease Control to arrange for testing on:

  • Saturday, August 1; or
  • Sunday, August 2.

Phone: 867-667-5080

Make sure you say you were at 1 of the exposure locations.

If you do not have symptoms

If you were in these locations but have no symptoms monitor yourself for 14 days after your possible exposure. 

If you develop symptoms, no matter how mild, you should self-isolate immediately and:

Read the July 31, 2020, possible exposure notice.

Whitehorse

Bethany Church

  • March 8, 2020: Sunday morning gathering or the “Kids Zone”
  • March 15, 2020: Sunday morning gathering

Elias Dental

  • March 9 to 13, 2020 
  • March 16, 2020

Risk assessments

If you do not develop symptoms, you do not need to self-isolate. Risk assessments have been completed and the risk to people from these possible exposures is low.

Read the update.

Find out how we do contact tracing.

If you have symptoms

If you were in 1 of these locations during these times and you develop symptoms:

Make sure you say you were at the exposure locations.

If you do not have symptoms

If you were at 1 of these locations but have no symptoms monitor yourself for 14 days after your possible exposure. 

If you develop symptoms, no matter how mild, you should self-isolate immediately and:

November 29, 2020: possible exposure in Whitehorse (active)

Baked Café & Bakery

Saturday, November 21, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Read the November 29, 2020, COVID-19 update.

November 27, 2020: possible exposure in Whitehorse (active)

Better Bodies

Sunday, November 1 to Wednesday, November 18, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Canada Games Centre in the Wellness Room

Saturday, November 21, 11 a.m. to noon.

Sakura Sushi

Friday, November 20, 5 p.m. to closing

Whitehorse Transit

Wednesday, November 18:

  • Route #2 from Copper Ridge to 2nd Avenue between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • Route #2 from 2nd Avenue to Copper ridge between 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Thursday, November 19:

  • Route #2 from Copper Ridge to 2nd Avenue between the times of 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Route #5 from 2nd Avenue to Range Road between 7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.
  • Route #2 from 2nd Avenue to Copper Ridge between 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Read the November 27, 2020, news release.

November 26, 2020: possible exposure in Whitehorse (active)

Save-On-Foods

Between 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18

Read the November 26, 2020, news release.

November 24, 2020: possible exposure in Whitehorse and Dawson (active)

Canadian Tire in Whitehorse

Between 8:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17

Wykes Your Independent Grocer in Whitehorse

Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17

Starbucks on Chilkoot Way in Whitehorse

Between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 12 through Wednesday, November 18

Tony’s Pasta and Seafood House in the Skky Hotel on the Alaska Highway in Whitehorse

From 5 p.m. to closing on Saturday, November 14

General Store in Dawson

Between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 15

Flights

Air North

  • Flight 573 on Sunday, November 15
  • Flight 333 on Monday, November 9
  • Flight 528 on Sunday, November 8

Air Canada

  • Flight 111 from Toronto to Vancouver on Saturday, November 7

Read the November 24, 2020, COVID-19 update

November 21, 2020: possible exposure in Whitehorse (active)

Better Bodies on Industrial Road 

Between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Monday, November 16

Read the November 21, 2020, COVID-19 update.

November 20, 2020: possible exposure in Whitehorse (active)

Better Bodies on Industrial Road 

Between 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14 

Read the November 20, 2020, COVID-19 update.

November 18, 2020: possible exposure in Whitehorse (active)

Starbucks on Main Street 

Between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13

Starbucks on Chilkoot Way

Between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14

Better Bodies on Industrial Road 

Between 6:30 p.m. and closing on Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13

Diwali Festival at 120 Copper Road

Between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 14

Giorgio’s Cuccina on Jarvis Street

Between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14

Tony’s Pasta and Seafood House in the Skky Hotel on the Alaska Highway

Between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14

Listers Motor Sports

Between 8:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10

A&W restaurant

Between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8

Save-On-Foods

Before 1 p.m. on Friday, November 6

Read the November 18, 2020, public health notification.

October 23, 2020: possible exposure in Watson Lake (inactive)

Who should self-monitor for symptoms?

  • Residents of Watson Lake
  • People who visited Watson Lake between Wednesday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 20
  • Residents of Watson Lake and visitors to Watson Lake who were in:
    • Big Horn Motel, Frank Trail in Watson Lake
      • Wednesday, October 7
      • Thursday, October 8
      • Friday, October 9
      • Tuesday, October 13
      • Wednesday, October 14
      • Thursday, October 15
      • Friday, October 16
      • Saturday, October 17
      • Sunday, October 18
      • Monday, October 19
      • Tuesday, October 20
    • Watson Lake Foods ‒ Super A, 712 Adela Trail in Watson Lake
      • Thursday, October 8
      • Friday, October 16
    • Home Hardware, 1001 Centennial Avenue in Watson Lake
      • Wednesday, October 7
      • Saturday, October 10

If you have symptoms and were in the above locations

Watson Lake residents can get tested

Phone to make an appointment: 867-536-4444
Where: Watson Lake Community Hospital, 817 Ravenhill Drive

Whitehorse residents can get tested

  1. Phone Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC): 867-667-5080
  2. Say that you’ve been to the locations listed above in Watson Lake between Wednesday, October 7 and Friday, October 16.

Residents of other communities can get tested

  1. Contact your local health centre to arrange for testing.
  2. Say that you’ve been to the locations listed above in Watson Lake between Wednesday, October 7 and Friday, October 16.

If you were in the above locations, but have no symptoms

  1. Self-monitor for 14 days after your possible exposure.
  2. If you develop symptoms no matter how mild, self-isolate immediately and:
    • phone 811; or
    • take the COVID-19 self-assessment tool; or
    • contact your health care provider.  

If you have symptoms, but were not in the above locations

In Whitehorse

Phone the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre (CTAC) 867-393-3083. It’s open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In communities

Phone your local health centre.

August 7, 2020: possible exposure in Dawson and Whitehorse (inactive)

1 resident of Whitehorse has tested positive for COVID-19. This person visited Dawson in the last 14 days.

Who should self-monitor for symptoms?

  • Residents of Dawson.
  • People who visited Dawson between July 20 and now.
  • Residents of Whitehorse and visitors to Whitehorse who were in:
    • Real Canadian Superstore between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1; and
    • Sacred Heart Cathedral, 406 Steele Street, on Sunday, August 2, at the 10:30 a.m. service.

If you have symptoms and were in the above locations

Dawson City residents can get tested

When: Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9
Where: Dawson Community Hospital or Dawson Health Centre
Phone: 867-993-4444

Whitehorse residents can get tested

When: Saturday, August 8, and Sunday, August 9

How:

  1. Phone Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC): 867-667-5080
  2. Say that you were in:
    • Dawson City between July 20 and August 7; or
    • Real Canadian Superstore between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1; or
    • Sacred Heart Cathedral on Sunday, August 2, at the 10:30 a.m. service.

Residents of other Yukon communities

  1. Contact your local health centre to arrange for testing.
  2. Say that you were in:
    • Dawson City between July 20 and now; or
    • Real Canadian Superstore between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1; or
    • Sacred Heart Cathedral on Sunday, August 2 at the 10:30 a.m. service.

If you were in the above locations, but have no symptoms

  1. Self-monitor for 14 days after your possible exposure.
  2. If you develop symptoms no matter how mild, self-isolate immediately and:

If you have symptoms, but were not in the above locations

Phone the Respiratory Assessment Centre (RAC) 867-393-3083. It’s open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

July 31, 2020: possible exposure in Dawson and Whitehorse (inactive)

2 people from another jurisdiction tested positive shortly after returning home from a trip to Yukon. The Chief Medical Officer of Health completed a risk assessment and concluded that the risk to local people is low.

Anyone who develops any symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild, should self-isolate and arrange for testing. 

Possible exposure in Dawson 

  • Between Monday, July 20, 2020, and Wednesday, July 22, 2020

If you're in Dawson and you've developed symptoms after these dates phone Dawson City Hospital to arrange for testing on:

  • Saturday, August 1; or
  • Sunday, August 2.

Phone: 867-993-4444

Make sure you say you were at 1 of the exposure locations.

Possible exposure in Whitehorse

  • Integra Tire on the morning of Monday, July 20, 2020
  • Walmart on the morning of Thursday, July 23, 2020 

If you developed symptoms after these dates and were at these locations at these times, phone Yukon Communicable Disease Control to arrange for testing on:

  • Saturday, August 1; or
  • Sunday, August 2.

Phone: 867-667-5080

Make sure you say you were at 1 of the exposure locations.

If you do not have symptoms

If you were in these locations but have no symptoms monitor yourself for 14 days after your possible exposure. 

If you develop symptoms, no matter how mild, you should self-isolate immediately and:

Read the July 31, 2020, possible exposure notice.

March 27, 2020: possible exposure in Whitehorse (inactive)

Whitehorse

Bethany Church

  • March 8, 2020: Sunday morning gathering or the “Kids Zone”
  • March 15, 2020: Sunday morning gathering

Elias Dental

  • March 9 to 13, 2020 
  • March 16, 2020

Risk assessments

If you do not develop symptoms, you do not need to self-isolate. Risk assessments have been completed and the risk to people from these possible exposures is low.

Read the update.