Yukon Communicable Disease Control works in collaboration with the:
- Chief Medical Officer of Health; and
- the Public Health Agency of Canada.
We're responsible for preventing, monitoring and controlling all infectious diseases in Yukon. This includes infectious diseases, such as:
- pertussis (whooping cough);
- giardiasis; and
- tuberculosis (TB).
Infectious disease reporting
Some diseases, such as anthrax, botulism and diphtheria, must be reported to Yukon Communicable Disease Control and the Chief Medical Officer of Health as soon as possible. See the full list here.
Get testing and treatment
You can contact us for matters related to infectious diseases. This includes:
- HIV testing and treatment;
- emergency birth control;
- needle stick injuries;
- hepatitis C testing and treatment; and
- sexually transmitted infections (STI):
- testing; and
Get tested for a sexually transmitted infection
You can make an appointment or drop in for an appointment. All testing is confidential.
In person: 4 Hospital Road in Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, extension 8323
Between 8:30 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Between 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Note that drop-in times may not be available if staffing shortages occur. Making an appointment is the best way to arrange testing.
Find guidelines for health professionals
We also provide resources for Yukon health professionals, including:
- blood and body fluid exposure management;
- communicable disease guidelines;
- our immunization program manual;
- opioid and substitution therapy;
- rabies risk management; and
- our tuberculosis control manual.
Find a full list of guidelines for health professionals.
To learn more, phone us at 867-667-8323, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 8323.