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From August 4, :. Yukon Medical Health Officer Dr. Thursday, July 22 and 12 p. With recoveries, this brings the active case count to Total of confirmed Yukon cases since March 22, ; cases since June 1, including out of territory residents diagnosed in Yukon and probable cases. Since June 1,people have recovered and there have been four deaths. There Just Yukon thru textin been a total of six deaths since November The rapid response testing team will be in Watson Lake from July 24 through to the Just Yukon thru textin of the day July Rapid testing will take place in the Watson Lake Recreation Centre from 10 a.
The importance of getting both vaccines to complete the series continues to be stressed. Rural Health Centres and the mass clinic in Whitehorse are continuing to offer first and second doses of Moderna vaccine. Contact your local health centre or book an appointment online at the clinic in Whitehorse. Testing continues to be a priority to enable health care responders to manage risk and outbreaks. People in communities should contact their rural community health centre. Testing turnaround times remain very quick, 24 hours in the week, and negative can now be accessed online for faster access to.
Anyone experiencing any of the following symptoms should self-isolate and arrange to be tested immediately. Wednesday, July 21, and 12 p. For the new cases since 12 p. Because of an increase in cases in Watson Lake, a rapid response testing team will arrive in the community on Friday, July 23, to begin testing the following day. More details will be available on Yukon. Appointments can be made by visiting Yukon. The acting Chief Medical Officer of Health continues to stress the importance of getting both vaccines to complete the series.
Rural health centres and the mass clinic in Whitehorse are continuing to offer first and second doses of Moderna vaccine. Tuesday, July 20, and 12 p. Contact your local health centre or book an appointment online. Testing turnaround times remain very quick, 24 hours in the week, and negative can now be accessed Just Yukon thru textin. Effective August 4, the Yukon government will lift the requirement for people to self-isolate upon entry to the territory, the requirement to wear masks in indoor public spaces and the requirement for physical distancing at bars and restaurants, allowing these establishments to return to full capacity as it was before the pandemic.
Catherine Elliott. For example, the CMOH continues to recommend that Yukoners self-monitor for COVID symptoms, get tested as appropriate, stay home from work and school when they are sick, wear a mask in some instances and continue frequent hand washing and practising other good hygiene measures. After almost 17 months with restrictions in place, we are now able to begin lifting these restrictions and start living with COVID as part of our day to day reality.
Yukoners can begin to live their lives in a way that is more in keeping with the way things used to be. The risk of importation from our neighbors has fallen dramatically with the end of their waves and their rising vaccination rates. In Yukon, we continue to see cases on a daily basis and this is decreasing over time as well. In the future, we may well see small surges and even outbreaks. As we have done throughout this pandemic, we will respond to each risk as it comes, provide guidance based on the facts and together, we will move forward with our lives.
Monday, July 19, and 12 p. Total of confirmed Yukon cases since March 22,is ; cases since June 1, including out of territory residents diagnosed in Yukon and probable cases. Since June 1,people have recovered and there have been 4 deaths. There have been a total of 6 deaths since November Rural health centres and the mass clinic in Whitehorse are continuing to offer 1st and 2nd doses of the Moderna vaccine. Anyone experiencing any of the following symptoms should self-isolate and arrange to be tested immediately:.
Friday, July 16, and 12 p. It is now even more important to get that second shot to ensure full protection. Our vaccine clinics are ready to welcome you. Testing turnaround times remain very quick 24 hours in the weekand negative can now be accessed online for faster access to. Thursday, July 15, and 12 p. A drive up testing service was set up in mid-June in Whitehorse to address the increased demand for testing as a result of the June outbreak.
Based on s of people currently seeking testing after hours, the drive-up testing service, operating from p. Testing is still available seven days per week. Brendan Hanley has made several strong temporary recommendations to decrease gathering sizes and limit contacts. Everyone in the Yukon should continue to follow the Safe 6 plus 1 plus 1 means wear a mask. Wednesday, July 14, and 12 p.
Anyone experiencing any of the symptoms listed below, even mild, should get tested. People who are vaccinated may also rarely acquire COVID and should seek testing if symptoms develop. The CMOH has made several strong temporary recommendations to decrease gathering sizes and limit contacts. Tuesday, July 13, and 12 p. Since June 1,three hundred and thirty-five individuals have recovered and there have been four deaths. With the daycare outbreak now under control and most cases recovered, the CMOH is advising that as of Monday, July 19, daycares and day homes can welcome back all children and not just those of essential and critical workers.
Child care workers are still required to wear a mask. In addition, based on risk and where risk has been identified, sizes for organized gatherings may return to the May 25, levels of indoors and outdoors provided physical distancing is maintained and masks are worn indoors.
Sizes for informal social gatherings may return to limits of 20 indoors and 50 outdoors if everyone is vaccinated. People in communities should contact their rural community health centre to arrange for testing. Everyone in the Yukon should continue to follow the Safe 6 plus 1 plus one means wear a mask. Monday, July 12 and 12 p.
The Chief Medical Officer of Health has made several strong temporary recommendations to decrease gathering sizes and limit contacts.
Friday, July 9 and 12 p. One case ly identified as positive has been determined negative. Thursday, July 8, and 12 p. This brings the active case count to with reported recoveries. Given ongoing activity, current guidelines for daycares remain in place until further notice. This includes limiting attendance and masking. Everyone in the Yukon should continue to follow the Safe 6 plus 1.
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These current spread is primarily due to transmissions among people who are unvaccinated and vulnerable. Monday, July 5, and 12 p. There have been cases since June 1,including out of territory residents diagnosed in Yukon and probable cases. Rapid response testing teams have been dispatched to Old Crow and Mayo. The clinic is taking place in Mayo on Wednesday, July 7, from 10 a. Clark School. Testing clinics in Old Crow will take place July 7, 8 and 9, from a.
Teams are comprised of nurses, cleaners and greeters. Testing turnaround times remain very quick, 24 hours in the week. Negative can now be accessed online for faster access to. Exposure notification letters have gone to parents and staff of the preschool, after-school and kindergarten groups at Grow with Joy Childcare, Days Inn location, for those attending the daycare from June 23 to June Direction from YCDC is different based on days attended.
Yukon Communicable Disease Control has provided specific direction to those affected. All other information is provided by the daycare operator to parents and staff, based on advice from YCDC. As a reminder, no restrictions have changed however, the CMOH has made several strong recommendations. From July 2 to July 16, long-term care homes in Yukon will reduce the of visitors permitted per resident, from 6 to 2 for indoor visits. All other guidelines remain unchanged.
This step is being taken to protect all those who live in long-term care homes as Yukon experiences its 1st wave of COVID Consider limiting organized sport activities that do not allow players to be at least 2 metres 6 feet apart. Vaccination is the best way for anyone eligible or anyone aged 12 and older to participate in sports. If you are participating in a team sport, follow public health advice on Yukon. Exposure notification letters have gone to parents and staff of the young toddler group at Grow with Joy Childcare, 2nd Avenue location in Whitehorse; and to the parents and staff of the older toddler group at Grow with Joy 4th Avenue location, in Whitehorse, advising that anyone Just Yukon thru textin either daycare group on Wednesday, June 23,must self-isolate and monitor for symptoms until Wednesday, July 7, Exposure notifications have also gone to residents of the Chilkoot Trail Inn, in Whitehorse.
Anyone resident there Just Yukon thru textin Monday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 30,or anyone visiting a resident is asked to monitor for symptoms and stay home if any occur. Acting now will bring us out of this wave earlier. Follow the safe 6 and stick to 6. Protect each other and protect yourself, so we can get back on track as soon as possible. As a reminder, recommendations on gathering sizes have changed. Anyone experiencing any of the following symptoms should self-isolate and arrange to be tested immediately :.
He is also strongly recommending that Yukoners take steps to limit contacts over the next 4 to 6 weeks. Exposure notification letters have gone to parents and staff of Little Dreamers Daycare in Whitehorse recommending that all children and staff who were present on either June 18 or June 25,self-isolate and monitor for symptoms until Friday, July 2,for the earlier date and Friday, July 9,for the later date. Note only those present on either of those days are considered to be at risk. Since June 4,all of the variant testing received to date are positive for the Gamma P.
Anyone who was at the '98 Hotel between Saturday, June 19,and Sunday, June 27,during opening hours should seek testing and stay home if they have any symptoms. The office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health has issued a closure notice for Bambinos Bilingual Montessori Daycare from Monday, June 28,to Friday, July 9, ,as a result of transmission within the daycare.
The office is issuing letters to all Yukon daycares reminding them of the need Just Yukon thru textin practise infection control protocols, and to screen both staff and attendees for illness daily, ensuring that those who are ill are not working or attending the facility.
Going forward, daycares where transmission has occurred will be publicly identified. Employers, including self-employed people, are reminded they can access the Paid Sick Leave Rebate to support workers who do not have access to paid sick leave. Keeping people who are ill out of the workplace is critical to limit transmission and will help protect everyone.
We are in a new phase of this pandemic, one we had hoped not to see. But we are here and we will continue to work together to contain this wave. There are now active cases in the territory. COVID is being widely transmitted throughout Yukon, primarily affecting unvaccinated people and is now present in most Yukon communities. We must all prepare ourselves for things to look different over the weeks to come. At the same time, we need to stick together and stay calm.
If you are not yet vaccinated, get your shot. We are 1 community as we face this wave and work together to regain control. Testing turnaround times remain rapid, 24 hours in the week, and negative can now be accessed online for faster access to. This recommendation will reduce the of children in attendance, allow for more distance between children and provide increased flexibility for staff to stay home if sick. This recommendation does not apply to day camps. Daycare operators are reaching out directly to parents of any children who were exposed to COVID at a daycare centre.
An outbreak is declared when 1 or more persons tests positive in a congregate living setting. We now have an outbreak involving the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter. We must pull together, by:.Just Yukon thru textin
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