Public Health Advisory Rescinded For Residents of Great Slave Region Including: Yellowknife, Hay River, Kakisa, Enterprise, Fort Providence, Behchoko, Detah, and Fort Resolution - Wildfire Smoke Exposure

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Yellowknife 20 June 2019 – The Acting Chief Pubic Health Officer has lifted the wildfire smoke advisory issued June 17, 2020.

The available Air Quality Health Index monitoring for NWT communities currently indicates improved air quality. The smoke forecast for the next two days shows dispersion and relatively low concentrations of wildfire smoke over the NWT.

You can find additional information on the health effects of smoke at:

For more information contact:

Damien Healy
Manager Communications
Health and Social Service
(867) 767-9052 ext 49034