Yukon: State of Public Health Emergency

Economic Aid: Yukon’s Premier Sandy Silver announced an economic stimulus packagethat will support both businesses and workers.

Closures / Restrictions: The Yukon Territory has restricted mass gatherings of more than 50 people. Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health has also encouraged people who can work from home to do so.

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley has announced that the territories’hospitals are suspending all non-urgent or routine services beginning March 26. The Government of Yukon is also extending the Health Care Insurance Plan to cover individuals who are not able to return to the territory because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.