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Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC)

Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC), in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada, is responsible for the prevention, monitoring, and control of all communicable diseases (both vaccine and non-vaccine preventable) throughout the Yukon.

Infectious diseases

Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC) monitors and controls all infectious diseases such as Hantavirus, Hepatitis, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Mumps, Norovirus, and Tuberculosis (TB).

Contact Yukon Communicable Disease Unit for:

  • HIV testing and treatment
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STI) assessment, counselling, testing and treatment
  • emergency birth control
  • needle stick injuries
  • Hepatitis C testing and treatment
  • other matters related to infectious diseases.

Sexually transmitted infections confidential testing

Yukon Communicable Disease Control Unit provides confidential testing for all sexually transmitted infections from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Appointments are in the morning and there is drop-in between 12:30 and 4:00 p.m.
  • For appointments or more information call 667-8323 or 1-800-661-0408, extension 8323.
  • Located at #4 Hospital Road, Whitehorse, YT

If you live in a community outside of Whitehorse, you can also visit your local community health centre for STI testing and treatment.

You can find out more information on sexually transmitted infections visit the www.bettertoknow.yk.ca site.


College health clinic

A health clinic is also operated by YCDC at the Yukon College Campus in Whitehorse.

When: 
Next clinic date is: Wednesday, April 1
Call 667-5080 or drop in anytime during clinic hours - 9am to 3pm

What:
The clinic offers STI testing and treatment, immunizations, emergency birth control and condoms and pregnancy testing.

Where:
Located in C1122 in the Wellness Room (beside campus bookstore) at the Yukon College Campus in Whitehorse.

Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC)

#4 Hospital Road, Whitehorse, YT

Monday to Friday
Appointments – 8:30am to noon
Drop-in – 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Phone: (867) 667-8323 or 1-800-661-0408, extension 8323