Yukon health and social services

Long waits, stigma among barriers to getting mental health help in the Yukon

‘I know for certain that there’s a lack of psychiatrists here’

New Whitehorse hospital expansion offers streamlined admissions, natural light

‘The space is really designed to provide better emergency care’

Whooping cough cases continue to rise in the Yukon

‘It does not yet appear to have peaked’

  • Jul 17, 2017

Yukon Employees Union raises alarm over rural nursing

Nursing stations in Destruction Bay and Beaver Creek still only have one nurse each

New whooping cough cases prompt Yukon health officials to call for vaccinations

Infectious disease is especially dangerous for infants