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Environmental Health helps protect human health by addressing issues in the environment that might impact human health.
Information for people experiencing or witnessing family violence.
Information on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Fish Consumption Guidance
Fish provide important nutrients in our diet and are a good source of nutrition.
Food and Nutrition
Eating a wide variety of healthy foods keeps families healthy and strong. Traditional foods are very healthy and provide a significant variety and amount of nutrients.
Providing support to children and youth where families are unable, unavailable or unwilling to protect them.
Condoms
Information on gonorrhea.
The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer provides advisories and information that are of concern to the health of NWT residents.
Information for researchers wishing to conduct research in collaboration with the Department of Health and Social Services.
Information on how to file a complaint against a regulated health and social services professional.
Information on vaccination.
Information on the implementation of the new Mental Health Act.
Information about indoor pests such as bedbugs, beetles and cockroaches.
Influenza is a serious infectious disease that can spread fast through the coughs and sneezes of people who are carrying the influenza virus.
Injury Prevention
Unintentional injuries are the greatest threat to the health of children, youth and younger adults in the NWT. Tips for preventing injuries at home and away from home are shown in this section.
Let’s Talk About Cancer
Information on cancer resources relevant to NWT cancer patients.
Marriage Information
Information on how to marry in the NWT and ordering a marriage certificate
Information on medical assistance in dying in the NWT.

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