Community Nursing provides Primary Health Care which is carried out by a system of health facilities that are designed to meet the health needs of the community in which they are situated.
The following represents the basic program and service distinctions among the various facilities.
Community Health Centres are located in Carcross, Teslin, Carmacks, Pelly Crossing, Destruction Bay, Haines Junction, Beaver Creek, Faro, Dawson, Ross River, Old Crow and Mayo.
Watson Lake Hospital:
A 12-bed hospital facility is located in Watson Lake. The Watson Lake Hospital provides 24-hour emergency medical treatment, short term admissions and respite care clients requiring more specialized care may be referred to Whitehorse General Hospital or hospitals out of the territory.
Whitehorse General Hospital:
The Whitehorse General Hospital is an acute care hospital providing services for the Yukon Territory, Northern British Columbia and parts of Alaska.
Community Health Nurses (CHN’s) are located in Watson Lake, Dawson City and Whitehorse Health Centre. CHN’s provide a wide range of preventative health services.
#2 Hospital Rd., Whitehorse
Phone: (867) 667-8324
Fax: (867) 667-8338