Public Health Advisory – January 10, 2022

News Type: 
Advisories

YELLOWKNIFE January 10, 2022 – The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO) is announcing that community spread is taking place in Délı̨nę. After the 9:00AM cut off for inclusion in the daily update to the GNWT COVID-19 Dashboard, an additional 27 infections were confirmed in the community, bringing the total number of active cases in Délı̨nę to 30. The working from home, remote learning and non-essential travel recommendations outlined in the January 6, 2022, Public Health Advisory (PHA) now also apply to Délı̨nę

Workplace Outbreak Notification

The OCPHO is declaring a workplace outbreak at the Stanton Territorial Hospital. An outbreak is declared at a worksite when there is onsite transmission of infection that leads to more than one case at the worksite.

Exposure Location

Dates/Time Ranges

Required Actions

Stanton Territorial Hospital

January 4 – 6

3:00PM – 11:00PM

January 7

11:00AM – 6:00PM

All fully vaccinated and non-fully vaccinated should self-monitor for symptoms.

If any develops symptoms they should isolate immediately and seek testing if available.

All non-fully vaccinated persons should seek a test on Day Four (4) whether symptomatic or not.

Attribution

All commentary is attributable to Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer for the Northwest Territories.

Media Contact

Richard Makohoniuk
Manager, COVID Communications
COVID-19 Coordinating Secretariat
Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
richard_makohoniuk@gov.nt.ca