The Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the recommendation of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola.

  • Extended from July 08, 2020 to July 22, 2020

The Government of the Northwest Territories is reminding everyone that travel within the NWT is restricted upon arrival with limited exceptions. Everyone entering the NWT is required to self-isolate for 14 days in Yellowknife, Inuvik, Hay River or Fort Smith - with few exceptions.

All residents are reminded to follow the orders and advice from the Chief Public Health Officer as we continue to proceed in Phase 2 of the Emerging Wisely plan.

Any person who has any questions or inquiries can contact Protect NWT at or 1-833-378-8297 or visit our website at:

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