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:


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


Pat Living
Communications, Health and Social Services

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