Get a health inspection of a new daycare or day home

If you are opening a new daycare or day home you need to get a health and safety inspection.

How to apply

  1. Complete an application for health approval.
  2. Submit the completed form
    In person: #2 Hospital Road in Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Email: environmental.health@gov.yk.ca
    Fax: 867-667-8322
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Environmental Health Services (H-2)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
  3. Once we receive your application, we will book a pre-opening inspection.
  4. During our inspection we will identify any health and safety issues.
  5. You must correct these issues before receiving approval to operate.
  6. Once you receive approval to operate, you may operate your daycare or day home.

We conduct routine unscheduled visits to assess compliance with health requirements.

Contact: 

 If you have any questions emailenvironmental.health@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-8391, toll free 1-800-661-0408 extension 8391.