August 1, 2021: public exposure notification

The Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley has issued a public exposure notice for the 10 a.m. Air Canada flight from Whitehorse to Vancouver on Friday, July 23, 2021.

Public exposure notification 

People may have been exposed to COVID-19 infection if they were on the following flight:

  • Friday, July 23, 2021
    • Air Canada 8890
    • Whitehorse to Vancouver
    • Departure 10 a.m., arrival 12:26 p.m.

This is a low-risk public notice. Anyone who was on this flight is asked to self-monitor and if symptoms appear, self-isolate, remain at home and arrange to get tested either by calling 867-393-3083 or booking a test online. Rural Yukon residents should contact their community health centre to arrange for testing. Anyone on this flight who is not fully vaccinated should pay particular attention.

Safe 6 plus 1

Everyone should continue to follow the Safe 6 plus 1 – plus 1 means wear a mask. Information about the Safe 6 is at: practisesafe6.ca

Vaccinations

Yukoners are encouraged to get vaccinated if they are eligible and have not yet done so. Vaccine information is available online

Contact 

Pat Living
Communications, Health and Social Services
867-335-1531
patricia.living@yukon.ca

News release #: 
21-267