Information current

October 19, 2021

There are exposure notices in our community. Keep practising the Safe 6 plus 1. For COVID-19 medical questions, phone 811; for non-medical COVID-19 questions email covid19info@yukon.ca.

Civil Emergency Measures Act ministerial authorizations and directives

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. 

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.