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Promote, protect, and provide for the health and well-being of the people of the NWT.

Health

Health is a complete state of physical, mental, social and emotional well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Please click on the read more link to learn more about the health programs and services offered by the Department.

Social Services

Social Services encourage healthy choices, support mental wellness, protect children and others at risk, and help families and communities to increase wellness.Please click on the read more link to learn more about the social services programs offered by the Department.
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Travelling Outside of Canada?
If you require medical care while traveling outside of Canada, your NWT Health Insurance may only cover a portion of your health care costs. Services received outside of Canada will be reimbursed at NWT rates. You are responsible for any additional costs.
2014 Walk-In Flu Clinics
October to April is Flu Season. The best protection is an annual flu shot.
Ebola

 

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe disease that causes haemorrhagic fever in humans and animals.

There are no cases of Ebola in the NWT or Canada at this time. The risk in Canada remains extremely low.

 

North Slavey

Professional Licensing

The Office of the Registrar, Professional Licensing is responsible for ensuring that the licensing of health professionals is carried out in accordance with legislation and best practices.

Vital Statistics

Here you will find information to help you register and order certificates for vital events, such as a birth, death, marriage, or legal changes of name.