Public Health and Safety Act ministerial authorizations and directives

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Minister of Health and Social Services

December 15, 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 the Yukon: 

  • health professionals who are qualified to practise anywhere in Canada or elsewhere in the world;
  • veterinarians who are qualified to practise anywhere in Canada or the United States;
  • retired health professionals who practised in Canada and the United States within the last 10 years; and
  • retired veterinarians who practised in Canada and the United States within the last 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.