Information current

June 24, 2021

Practise the Safe 6 and wear a mask. For medical questions or if you feel ill phone 811, or launch the COVID-19 self-assessment tool.

For non-medical questions, contact the COVID-19 infoline: email covid19info@yukon.ca or phone 1-877-374-0425.

Potential COVID-19 exposure notices

View the list of possible exposure notices for flights, cruise ships and trains from the Government of Canada. Find out how we do contact tracing.

Current COVID-19 outbreak

Several students have tested positive for the COVID-19 Gamma variant in recent days at: 

  • Elijah Smith Elementary School;
  • F.H. Collins Secondary School;
  • Holy Family Elementary School;
  • J.V. Clark School;
  • Porter Creek Secondary School (PCSS); and
  • Whitehorse Elementary School. 

Find information for people who may have been exposed to COVID-19.

No current exposure notices

There are currently no active exposure notices in Yukon.

Find out how we do contact tracing.

If you have symptoms

If you were in an exposure location 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 in an exposure location 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:

Inactive possible exposure notices

Thursday, June 10, 2021

This potential exposure notification is an extension of previous exposure notices. We also have new COVID-19 cases in Yukon.

Casa Loma Motel Bar

Monday, May 31, 2021, between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Whiskey Jack’s Pub and Grill

Monday, May 31, 2021, betweem 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.


Wednesday, June 9, 2021

This potential exposure notification is related to the announcement of new cases in Whitehorse on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. 

Save On Foods

Thursday, June 3, 2021, between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Bigway Foods

Thursday, June 3, 2021, between 3 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.


Tuesday, June 8, 2021

This potential exposure notification is related to the announcement of new cases in Whitehorse on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. 

Casa Loma Motel Bar

Saturday, May 29, 2021, between 9 p.m. to closing
Monday, May 31, 2021, between 11 p.m. to closing
Saturday, June 5, 2021, between 8:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight)

Whiskey Jacks Pub and Grill

Friday, May 28, 2021, between 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 5, 2021, between 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Walmart

Sunday, June 6, 2021, between 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, June 6, 2021, between 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Canadian Tire

Sunday, June 6, 2021, between 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.


April 22, 2021 

This potential exposure notification is related to the announcement of new cases on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

Wykes’ Your Independent Grocer in Whitehorse

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Symptoms and testing

Anyone who was at this location and has symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested, take the online self-assessment and arrange to get tested either by phoning 867-393-3083 or booking a test online. Rural Yukon residents should contact their community health centre to arrange for testing.Read the news release.


April 19, 2021

This potential exposure notification is related to the case announcement on Monday, April 19, 2021.

Andrea’s Restaurant, Alaska Hwy Truckers Pub and Grill in Watson Lake

On Friday, April 9, 2021, at the breakfast sitting from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Symptoms and testing

Anyone who was at this location and has symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested, take the online self-assessment and arrange to get tested either by calling 867-393-3083 or booking a test online https://book-covid-19-test.service.yukon.ca/en/. Rural Yukon residents should contact their community health centre to arrange for testing.

Read the news release. 


April 13, 2021 

This potential exposure notification is related to the case announcement on Monday, April 12, 2021.

Canada Post and Shoppers Drug Mart in Qwanlin Mall

On Friday, April 9, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Real Canadian Superstore

On Friday, April 9, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Walmart

On Friday, April 9, 2021, from 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Read the information bulletin.


April 12, 2021: in Whitehorse

Air North flight 4N538 Vancouver to Whitehorse 

Date: Saturday, April 3, 2021

Time: 1:35 p.m. (PST) to 3:59 p.m. (PST)

Erik Neilsen Whitehorse International Airport terminal

Saturday, April 3, 20214 to 5 p.m.

Read the April 12 news release.

Read the April 11 news release.


April 9, 2021: in Whitehorse

Air Canada flight 8889 Vancouver to Whitehorse

Sunday, April 4, 2021, from 6:30 p.m. (PST) to 8:49 p.m. (PST)

Read the news release.


March 25, 2021: in Whitehorse

Air North flight 4N574 Vancouver to Whitehorse

Sunday, March 21, 2021, from 6:40 p.m. (PST) to 8:41 p.m. (PST)

Read the news release.


March 13, 2021: Silvertip mine, Northern BC 

From Wednesday, February 17, 2021. 

All Yukon and Lower Post workers who were at Silvertip mine during the exposure period are being individually notified either by the company, their employer or by Yukon Communicable Disease Control. Silvertip mine is owned by Coeur Mining. 

If you've worked at the mine and left within the previous 2 weeks you should self-isolate for 14 days following your departure from the mine. 

If you've been at the mine site between February 17 and now, monitor yourself for symptoms of COVID-19. If you develop symptoms, however mild, immediately self-isolate and arrange to get tested.

Read the news release


February 13, 2021: in Whitehorse

Canada Games Centre, running track

Thursday, February 4, 2021, between 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ​

Whiskey Jack’s Pub & Grill, dining room and off sales 

Saturday, February 6, 2021, between 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Better Bodies 

Monday, February 8, 2021, between 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. 

Read the news release.


February 12, 2021: in Whitehorse 

Air North Flight 544 Vancouver to Whitehorse

Sunday, February 7, 2021, between 11 a.m. (PST) to 2:25 p.m. (MST) 

Read Air North's potential exposure notice.

Save on Foods

Thursday, February 11, 2021, between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

Read the news release.


January 1, 2021: in Whitehorse

Flight

Air North

Flight 4N2517 Vancouver to Whitehorse

12:15 p.m. (PST) to 4:50 p.m. (MST) on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Read Air North's potential exposure notice.

Canada Games Centre

Between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the Wellness Room on Sunday, December 27, 2020


December 4, 2020: in Whitehorse

Real Canadian Superstore

Between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 26

Wykes’ Your Independent Grocer

Between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 26

Whitehorse Liquor Store

Between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 26

The Local Bar, 206 Jarvis Street

The Black Sabbath and Deep Purple Tribute concert from 8:30 p.m. to closing on Friday, November 27, 2020

Flights

Air Canada

  • Flight AC 25 Calgary to Vancouver on Friday, November 27, 2020
    Departure: 11:50 (MST)
    Arrival: 12:15 p.m. (PST)
  • Flight AC 8887 Vancouver to Whitehorse on Friday, November 27, 2020
    Departure: 1:35 p.m. (PST)
    Arrival: 4:59 p.m. (MST)

Read the news release.


December 2, 2020: in Whitehorse 

Winter Long Brewing Co.

Friday, November 27, between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill

Wednesday, November 25, between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Read the news release


November 27, 2020: in Whitehorse

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 29, 2020: in Whitehorse

Baked Café & Bakery

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

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


November 26, 2020: in Whitehorse 

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: Whitehorse and Dawson

Canadian Tire in Whitehorse

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

Wyke's 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: Whitehorse

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: Whitehorse

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: Whitehorse

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: Watson Lake

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: Dawson and Whitehorse

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: Dawson and Whitehorse

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: Whitehorse

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.

If you were in an exposure location during these times and you develop symptoms:

Make sure you say you were at the exposure locations.

If you were in an exposure location 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:

Thursday, June 10, 2021

This potential exposure notification is an extension of previous exposure notices. We also have new COVID-19 cases in Yukon.

Casa Loma Motel Bar

Monday, May 31, 2021, between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Whiskey Jack’s Pub and Grill

Monday, May 31, 2021, betweem 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.


Wednesday, June 9, 2021

This potential exposure notification is related to the announcement of new cases in Whitehorse on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. 

Save On Foods

Thursday, June 3, 2021, between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Bigway Foods

Thursday, June 3, 2021, between 3 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.


Tuesday, June 8, 2021

This potential exposure notification is related to the announcement of new cases in Whitehorse on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. 

Casa Loma Motel Bar

Saturday, May 29, 2021, between 9 p.m. to closing
Monday, May 31, 2021, between 11 p.m. to closing
Saturday, June 5, 2021, between 8:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight)

Whiskey Jacks Pub and Grill

Friday, May 28, 2021, between 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 5, 2021, between 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Walmart

Sunday, June 6, 2021, between 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, June 6, 2021, between 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Canadian Tire

Sunday, June 6, 2021, between 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.


April 22, 2021 

This potential exposure notification is related to the announcement of new cases on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

Wykes’ Your Independent Grocer in Whitehorse

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Symptoms and testing

Anyone who was at this location and has symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested, take the online self-assessment and arrange to get tested either by phoning 867-393-3083 or booking a test online. Rural Yukon residents should contact their community health centre to arrange for testing.Read the news release.


April 19, 2021

This potential exposure notification is related to the case announcement on Monday, April 19, 2021.

Andrea’s Restaurant, Alaska Hwy Truckers Pub and Grill in Watson Lake

On Friday, April 9, 2021, at the breakfast sitting from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Symptoms and testing

Anyone who was at this location and has symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested, take the online self-assessment and arrange to get tested either by calling 867-393-3083 or booking a test online https://book-covid-19-test.service.yukon.ca/en/. Rural Yukon residents should contact their community health centre to arrange for testing.

Read the news release. 


April 13, 2021 

This potential exposure notification is related to the case announcement on Monday, April 12, 2021.

Canada Post and Shoppers Drug Mart in Qwanlin Mall

On Friday, April 9, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Real Canadian Superstore

On Friday, April 9, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Walmart

On Friday, April 9, 2021, from 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Read the information bulletin.


April 12, 2021: in Whitehorse

Air North flight 4N538 Vancouver to Whitehorse 

Date: Saturday, April 3, 2021

Time: 1:35 p.m. (PST) to 3:59 p.m. (PST)

Erik Neilsen Whitehorse International Airport terminal

Saturday, April 3, 20214 to 5 p.m.

Read the April 12 news release.

Read the April 11 news release.


April 9, 2021: in Whitehorse

Air Canada flight 8889 Vancouver to Whitehorse

Sunday, April 4, 2021, from 6:30 p.m. (PST) to 8:49 p.m. (PST)

Read the news release.


March 25, 2021: in Whitehorse

Air North flight 4N574 Vancouver to Whitehorse

Sunday, March 21, 2021, from 6:40 p.m. (PST) to 8:41 p.m. (PST)

Read the news release.


March 13, 2021: Silvertip mine, Northern BC 

From Wednesday, February 17, 2021. 

All Yukon and Lower Post workers who were at Silvertip mine during the exposure period are being individually notified either by the company, their employer or by Yukon Communicable Disease Control. Silvertip mine is owned by Coeur Mining. 

If you've worked at the mine and left within the previous 2 weeks you should self-isolate for 14 days following your departure from the mine. 

If you've been at the mine site between February 17 and now, monitor yourself for symptoms of COVID-19. If you develop symptoms, however mild, immediately self-isolate and arrange to get tested.

Read the news release


February 13, 2021: in Whitehorse

Canada Games Centre, running track

Thursday, February 4, 2021, between 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ​

Whiskey Jack’s Pub & Grill, dining room and off sales 

Saturday, February 6, 2021, between 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Better Bodies 

Monday, February 8, 2021, between 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. 

Read the news release.


February 12, 2021: in Whitehorse 

Air North Flight 544 Vancouver to Whitehorse

Sunday, February 7, 2021, between 11 a.m. (PST) to 2:25 p.m. (MST) 

Read Air North's potential exposure notice.

Save on Foods

Thursday, February 11, 2021, between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

Read the news release.


January 1, 2021: in Whitehorse

Flight

Air North

Flight 4N2517 Vancouver to Whitehorse

12:15 p.m. (PST) to 4:50 p.m. (MST) on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Read Air North's potential exposure notice.

Canada Games Centre

Between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the Wellness Room on Sunday, December 27, 2020


December 4, 2020: in Whitehorse

Real Canadian Superstore

Between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 26

Wykes’ Your Independent Grocer

Between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 26

Whitehorse Liquor Store

Between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 26

The Local Bar, 206 Jarvis Street

The Black Sabbath and Deep Purple Tribute concert from 8:30 p.m. to closing on Friday, November 27, 2020

Flights

Air Canada

  • Flight AC 25 Calgary to Vancouver on Friday, November 27, 2020
    Departure: 11:50 (MST)
    Arrival: 12:15 p.m. (PST)
  • Flight AC 8887 Vancouver to Whitehorse on Friday, November 27, 2020
    Departure: 1:35 p.m. (PST)
    Arrival: 4:59 p.m. (MST)

Read the news release.


December 2, 2020: in Whitehorse 

Winter Long Brewing Co.

Friday, November 27, between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Whiskey Jacks Pub & Grill

Wednesday, November 25, between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Read the news release


November 27, 2020: in Whitehorse

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 29, 2020: in Whitehorse

Baked Café & Bakery

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

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


November 26, 2020: in Whitehorse 

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: Whitehorse and Dawson

Canadian Tire in Whitehorse

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

Wyke's 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: Whitehorse

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: Whitehorse

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: Whitehorse

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: Watson Lake

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: Dawson and Whitehorse

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: Dawson and Whitehorse

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: Whitehorse

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.