This branch is responsible for a variety of health care, disease prevention and treatment services which assist eligible Yukon residents in attaining maximum individual independence within their community.
Health Services operates health facilities throughout Yukon. The Hospitals in Dawson City, Watson Lake, and Whitehorse are managed by the Yukon Hospital Corporation.
Community Health Centres provide a wide range of health and medical services, delivered chiefly by community health nurses.
Health Services also provides vital statistics, communicable disease control, health promotion, dental health, environmental health, hearing services and mental health services.
Chief Medical Officer of Health
The office of the Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health is responsible for the Department of Health and Social Services' legislated responsibility to protect and promote the public's health in a variety of areas.
Chronic conditions support program
The Chronic Conditions Support Program (CCSP) provides collaborative chronic care and self-management support to Yukoners living with a chronic condition.
Chronic disease program
The Chronic Disease and Disability Benefits Program provides benefits for Yukon residents who have a chronic disease or a serious functional disability.
Yukoners, ages 50-74 are encourage to get screened for colon cancer even if they don’t have symptoms.
Community health programs
Community Health Programs delivers and funds a variety of community and public health services throughout the territory.
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.
Find a doctor
How to find a doctor in Whitehorse
Health Information Privacy and Management Act
The Health Information Privacy and Management Act (HIPMA) is a new, modern, law designed to improve the way your personal health information is protected and shared. As of August 31, 2016, the Act is in force.
Health Information Privacy and Management Act: Information for Custodians
The Health Information Privacy and Management Act (HIPMA) is a new, modern, comprehensive law similar to laws in most Canadian provinces and territories. As of August 31, 2016 the Act is in force.
Information for Yukon Health Professionals such as bursary, drug formulary, employment, payment schedule, professional development fund, guidelines and other information.
Health concerns, disease and conditions
You'll find information about many diseases and conditions, including their symptoms, treatments and prevention.
Home Health Monitoring
Patients with some chronic conditions can now receive support in their homes and communities.
Insured health & hearing services
Insured Services ensures delivery of health care benefits as set out in the Health Care Insurance Plan, the Hospital Insurance Services Plan, and the Travel for Medical Treatment Act.
Medical Assistance in Dying
Physicians and nurse practitioners across Canada can now provide medical assistance in dying.
Territorial Health Investment Fund (THIF)
The Territorial Health Investment Fund provides funding from Health Canada to the three northern territories until March 31, 2018.
Information on adoptions, change of name, geneology, and certificates of birth, death, and marriage.
Building a territory wide eHealth system: the work that will be completed in the next two years
Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT);
Health Services (H-1)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Location: Suite 201, #1 Hospital Road | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]