Guidelines for Health Professionals
Guidelines, manuals, and resources for Yukon health professionals including Blood & body fluid exposure management, Communicable Disease Guidelines, Immunization program manual, Opioid and substitution therapy, Rabies risk management, TB Control Manual and more.
Blood & body fluid exposure management
Guidelines and forms for risk assessment and management for potential percutaneous, mucosal, or non-intact skin exposures to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV) from blood or body fluids.
Communicable Disease Guidelines
This manual is an adaptation with permission of the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), Communicable Disease Control, Chapter 1, Communicable Disease Control.
Immunization program manual
This manual is an amalgamation and adaptation of the previous Yukon Immunization Manual and with permission of the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) Communicable Disease Control, Chapter 2, Immunization Program.
Influenza or the flu is a common infectious respiratory disease is spread from person to person primarily through respiratory tract droplets created by coughing or sneezing, but can also be transmitted through contaminated surfaces.
Information on opioid and substitution therapy, standards of practice, and opioid and pain resources.
Outbreak Management in Residential and Acute Care Settings
Respiratory and Gastrointestinal outbreak guidelines, lists and forms.
THe Yukon Treatment Guidelines for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) in Adolescents and Adults 2015 has been adapted from the Canadian Guildeines on Sexually Transmitted Infections for territorial use with permission from the Public Health Agency of Canada.
TB Control Manual
This manual is a reference guide for health professionals in Yukon. It is intended to inform and support consistent and appropriate TB screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment practices.