This page is intended to provide Yukon First Nations communities and governments access to community-specific information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Please share, download and use the information that is useful to your situation. The information is updated regularly.

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Keep current on COVID-19 information as it pertains to the Yukon First Nations Communities, Yukon, Canada and the world.

The Information in this Section focuses on Yukon First Nation Communities. Providing information on how your community can best prepare and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

On August 4, 2021, some restrictions will be lifted:

    • masks will not be mandatory in indoor public spaces;
    • nobody will need to self-isolate upon entry to the Yukon; and
    • restaurants and bars can return to full-capacity with no physical distancing.

YFN Traditional Territory COVID and Travel Advisories

Click on the areas of the map that you are going to or traveling through to find out about specific travel advisories in that area. For more information, contact the First Nation or municipal governments.

Travel Advisories

Travel Advisories
NEW!** Carcross Tagish First Nation and South Klondike Local Advisory Council NEW!** Trondek Hwech'in and Dawson City NEW! *** Kluane First Nation Champagne & Aishihik FN and Village of Haines Junction New!** Selkirk First Nation NEW!** First Nation of Na-cho Nyak Dun Village of Mayo NEW!** Little Salmon Carmacks NEW!** Kwanlin Dun FN & Ta'an Kwach'an Council Taku River Tlingit FN - Atlin, BC NEW!** Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation NEW!** Ross River Dena Council NEW!** Liard First Nation NEW!** Teslin Tlingit Council and Village of Teslin NEW! ** White River First Nation

NEW! ** White River First Nation

Current COVID-19 Case Counts

Active Cases: 66

July 21, 2021

Book Vaccine Appointment

BOOK Today!

Appointments are available for adults and youth age 12 and older. Book your appointment or find information about drop-in times.

Moderna Vaccine Information

Educate Yourself

Please read this information sheet carefully and ensure all your questions have been answered by a health-care provider before receiving the vaccine.

Vaccine Appointments

Appointments are available for adults and youth age 12 and older. Book your appointment or find information about drop-in times.

Vaccine Administered

Adults and Children

First shot: 32,331
Second shot: 29,852

Total doses: 62,183

Vaccine Progress

Adults 18+

85%

Of eligible Yukoners have received their first dose of the vaccine

Healthy Home, Healthy Community

Pandemic Planning Policy and Procedures Templates


The following links have been shared by First Nation governments and others for you to use as a template if your government is developing any of the policies or procedures.

 

 

Resource Links


 

Assembly of First NationsCOVID-19: SOCIAL SUPPORTS FOR FIRST NATIONS FAMILIES 

Have you heard of ROBO CALLS? Learn more on how this type of service can benefit your community.  Communicate information to your community efficiently in a fraction of the time.

Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty

WellSet and Heal
Video: COVID-19: Navigating Anxiety, Fear and “Social Distancing”

Domestic violence may increase during the COVID-19 pandemic​
https://www.fnha.ca/about/news-and-events/news/when-staying-home-is-not-safehttps://yukon.ca/Emergencies

ALCOHOL USE: RISK MITIGATION STRATEGIES DURING A PANDEMIC
https://www.fnha.ca/Documents/FNHA-Alcohol-Use-Risk-Mitigation-Strategies-During-a-Pandemic.pdf

Media Resources

Avoiding Spontaneous Indoor Gatherings

See and share more COVID related animations on your socials

November 16, 2020: Message From the Chiefs

June 15, 2020: Gramma Susie sharing information on the “Double Bubble”

May 26/20: Billi Jo shares her experience at home during COVID-19.

Grand Chief Peter Johnston shares his message on keeping safe and doing our part.

Listen to Gramma Susie talk to us about keeping safe and staying positive!

April 27/20: Gramma Susie & Cache Creek Charlie: Havin’ a COVID-19 Zoom date

April 14/20: A Yukon First Nations Family talks about how they’re coping during COVID-19

April 8/20: Luke Campbell talks about keeping healthy during the pandemic in Southern Tutchone.

April 3/20: A message from our Youth! Teya from Kwanlin Dün First Nation talks about why it’s important for Youth to respect social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Print and Share

NEW! Resources and Information

Sharing Information and Resources with your community is one of the best ways to keep everyone informed, up-to-date and feeling more secure in uncertain times. Feel free to download, print and share in your community. The links below include information, posters, graphics regarding isolation, vaccinations, vaccines and safe practices.

Seek Help During Crisis


  • Crisis Text Line (Powered by Kids Help Phone) Canada Wide
    free, 24/7 texting service is accessible immediately to youth anywhere in Canada by texting TALK to 686868 on any text/SMS enabled cell phone.
  • KidsHelpPhone Ages 20 Years and Under in Canada 1-800-668-6868 (Online or on the Phone)
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness 24/7 Help Line 1-855-242-3310
  • Canadian Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line 1-866-925-4419
  • First Nations Health Authority (BC)

The Yukon Native Language Centre, Council of Yukon First Nations and respective Yukon First Nations, are pleased to provide posters and pictures of “Encouragement Phrases” in all 8 Yukon First Nations languages.

Download in your language.

The Information in this Section focuses on Yukon Government and territory wide COVID-19 information. More detailed information can be found on the Yukon website.

Latest News from YG

NEW SELF-ISOLATION REQUIREMENT IN EFFECT

Starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, November 20, every person entering Yukon has to self-isolate for 14 days.
Exceptions to self-isolation include residents of Atlin, Lower Post, Fireside, Jade City, Fraser and Pleasant Camp.

Video Links

June 23, 2021: Latest COVID-19 Update with Premier Sandy Silver, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Hanley and Chief Doris Bill.

COVID-19 in a K-12 school setting

What happens if there is a COVID-19 case connected to a school

Download, Print, Post

The following links are to various signage and posters that can be used in and around your community. 

Yukon’s plan for lifting COVID-19 Restrictions

Download Full PDF

The Information in this Section focuses on Federal COVID-19 information. More detailed information can be found on the Canada website.

COVID-19 TrackerCoronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update Sign up to “Get Updates on COVID-19” from the Government of Canada

Canada COVID-19 Support App

Application de support COVID-19 du Canada

The app will let you receive the latest updates, trusted resources, and self-assess your symptoms.

L’application vous permettra de recevoir les dernières mises à jour, des ressources fiables et d’auto-évaluer vos symptômes.

May 25, 2021: PM Covid Update


Prime Minister’s News Feed

Check it out! Assistance for Youth

Think you might have symptoms?

Download, Print, Post

The following links are to various signage and posters that can be used in and around your community.