Information current

September 23, 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.

Find information for health professionals (COVID-19)

Memos from Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) and Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC)

Provider update #20: 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) – memo from July 30, 2021

Provider update #19: 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) – memo from May 28, 2021

[see previous memos]

Vaccines

Yukon immunization manual – August 24, 2021

Provider FAQ: COVID-19 vaccine – September 13, 2021

Symptoms after an mRNA vaccine: When should I get tested for COVID-19? – February 19, 2021

Storage and handling guide for Moderna vaccine – June 14, 2021

Storage and handling guide for Pfizer vaccine – May 19, 2021

Self-isolation documents

Self-isolation for caregivers [English] [French] [Filipino] – June 11, 2021

Self-isolation at home after testing for COVID-19 [English] [French] [Filipino] – June 11, 2021

Clinical guidance documents

Non-medical mask use and requests for exemptions – December 14, 2020

Mass clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic – September 16, 2020

DST for testing recommendations and return to regular activities 6 months through 5 years – September 16, 2020

DST for testing recommendations and return to regular activities 6 years and over – September 16, 2020

Guidance for clinical staff in family physician offices – June 4, 2020

Guidance for Community Nursing Health Centres in rural Yukon – July 27, 2020

Outbreak guidance for long-term care homes – July 1, 2020

Saline gargle specimen collection procedure – January 31, 2021

COVID-19 screening questions

Community Health Centres, medical clinics/outpatient facilities and mass immunization clinics – October 8, 2020

Public health management

COVID-19 public health management of cases and contacts – February 17, 2021

Testing recommendations

COVID-19 testing recommendations – Whitehorse – July 15, 2020

COVID-19 testing recommendations – rural Yukon – July 15, 2020

COVID-19 testing recommendations – saline gargle Whitehorse and rural – January 31, 2021

Provider FAQ: COVID-19 testing and clinical management – September 16, 2020

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

Putting on (donning) PPE – March 23, 2020

Taking off (doffing) PPE – March 23, 2020

PPE recommendations for Yukon Health Centres – July 14, 2021

PPE recommendations for medical clinics, outpatient facilities and home visits – July 14, 2021

PPE for mass immunization clinics – October 9, 2020

PPE: extended use mask guidelines – October 8, 2020

Special populations and COVID-19 testing recommendations

COVID-19 testing recommendations for long-term care facilities – residents – April 24, 2020

COVID-19 surveillance recommendations for Whitehorse Emergency Shelter – guests – February 5, 2021 

Point of care testing (POCT)

Abbott ID NOWTM Support Documents

Clinical procedure for symptomatic testing – July 24, 2021

Training procedure for symptomatic testing – May 19, 2021

Symptomatic testing program: an introduction for providers in Yukon – July 2021

POCT assessment form for COVID-19 testing – June 23, 2021

Pre- and post-test information for clients – July 28, 2021

Signs for waiting rooms

English – February 2020

French – February 2020

Frequently asked questions and website for the public

Public COVID-19 website