COVID-19

Information is updated daily at the 3 links below:

Hay River Regional Health Centre

GNWT – Health and Social Services

Government of Canada

Healthy Practices

Self Monitoring – Click here

Self Isolation – Click here

Other updates:

May 12, 2020 Emerging Wisely

April 26, 2020 – The United Way NWT is distributing $75,000 to NWT programs supporting local residents 55 years and older and/or their givers. Funding has been received from the Employment and Social Development Canada’s New Horizons Senior Program and is focused on helping vulnerable residents of the NWT over 55 years old and/or their caregivers. – Click here

April 26, 2020 – The NWT Housing Corporation has updated several housing support programs to help those impacted by COVID. – Click here

April 26, 2020 – The GNWT is providing $5.106 million to immediately create four temporary child care initiatives, including a $1.9-million subsidy to lower child care costs by 33% for parents who are required to physically attend work and who need child care during COVID-19. – Click here

April 26, 2020 – The GNWT has updated their listing of resources available to businesses – Click here

April 26, 2020 – The GNWT has expanded its testing strategy – Click here

April 20, 2020 – As of April 20, you will be required to wear a non-medical face mask for air travel. This includes residents coming back to the NWT, or workers arriving for their shifts into the NWT. – Click here

April 20, 2020 – The GNWT has setup an NWT COVID Support Line for self-isolation, enforcement, and regional centre accommodations information. Dial 8-1-1 – Click here

April 20, 2020 Northern Business Relief Fund (NBRF) – Click here

April 6, 2020 – Applications for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit start this Monday, April 6. If you are applying for assistance, the most efficient process begins by signing up through CRA’s My Account. Click here

March 31st, 2020 – GNWT Wave 2 Financial Support Announced Click here

March 30, 2020 – For individuals who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Federal Government has announced various support options. Please follow the link for more details including application processes. Click here

March 27, 2020 – GNWT Online COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool Click here

March 27, 2020 – Great news announced by Federal Government for qualifying small business support:
– Wage subsidy increase to 75%;
– GST payment deferrals;
– Interest free loans Click here

March 27, 2020 – State of Emergency Declared by the GNWT Click here

March 26, 2020 – Make time to find some distance Click here

March 26, 2020 – Department of Education, Culture and Employment recommend School Closures. Click here

March 25, 2020 – Federal Government’s Media Release outlining Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Click here

March 22, 2020 All gatherings of any size, indoor or outdoor, are advised by the GNWT to be cancelled immediately Click here

March 21, 2020 – GNWT Information for Travellers into the NWT. Includes a link to a Travellers Plan that must be completed for anyone entering the NWT who will have to self-isolate Click here

March 21, 2020 – Official Notice from the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer outlining confirmed COVID-19 case Click here

March 20, 2020 – COVID-19 Employment Insurance Information Click here

March 18, 2020 Additional Federal support for Canadians facing hardship related to COVID-19 outbreak announced. Click here

March 18, 2020 All residents should be practicing social distancing as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Click here

March 17, 2020 Mass Gatherings with 50 people or over should be cancelled. Click here