Potential COVID-19 exposure in Yukon

The Government of Yukon is notifying Yukoners of two possible sources of COVID-19 exposure in the territory. As a precaution, any individuals who attended these places on these days are to monitor themselves for the following symptoms for up to 14 days and call 811 if they develop them:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing

As long as these individuals remain healthy and do not develop symptoms, there is no need to self-isolate and they should continue with their daily activities. Risk assessments have been completed and the risk to individuals from both of these possible exposures is low.

Bethany Church

If you attended these specific gatherings at Bethany Church on March 8 or 15, you may have been exposed to COVID-19:

  • March 8: Sunday morning gathering or the “Kids Zone”
  • March 15: Sunday morning gathering

A person has tested positive for COVID-19 who attended these gatherings. They are recovering at home. There is no ongoing risk to the community, nor any future risk associated with Bethany Church.

Elias Dental

If you attended Elias Dental March 9 to 13 or on March 16, you may have been exposed to COVID-19.

A person has tested positive for COVID-19 who attended the clinic on these dates. They are recovering at home. There is no ongoing risk to the community, nor any future risk associated with Elias Dental.

In both cases, Yukon Communicable Disease Control, under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has completed a risk assessment and concluded that the risk to individuals is low.

Contact 

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

News release #: 
20-075