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Health Services

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.

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Chronic conditions support program

The Chronic Conditions Support Program (CCSP) assists doctors, nurses and other health professionals to work together with patients to achieve the best possible care.

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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.

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Community health programs

Community Health Programs delivers and funds a variety of community and public health services throughout the territory.

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Community nursing

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.

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Find a doctor

How to find a doctor in Whitehorse

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Health Information Privacy and Management Act

The Health Information Privacy and Management Act (HIPMA) is a new, modern, comprehensive law similar to laws in most Canadian provinces and territories. HIPMA balances protection of personal health information with the information needs of our health care workers so that they can provide us with the best care possible.

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Health Professionals

Information for Yukon Health Professionals such as bursary, drug formulary, employment, payment schedule, professional development fund, guidelines and other information.

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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.

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Medical Assistance in Dying

Doctors and nurse practitioners across Canada can now provide medical assistance in dying.

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Vital statistics

Information on adoptions, change of name, geneology, and certificates of birth, death, and marriage.

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eHealth Yukon

Building a territory wide eHealth system: the work that will be completed in the next two years

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Health Services

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT);

Fax: 867-667-3096

Mailing Address:

Health Services (H-1)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: Suite 201, #1 Hospital Road | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]

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