Yukon’s chief medical officer of health declares public health emergency – APTN News

March 18, 2020

At a media update this morning, Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley accompanied by Premier Sandy Silver declared a public health emergency.

The declaration comes after events around Yukon have been canceled and a social distancing rule came in affect.

New public health measures include the suspension of all classes until after April 15; all public recreation facilities will remain closed after Wednesday; and all three Yukon hospitals will be closed with limited exception.

This declaration gives the chief medical officer the ability to ensure safety of Yukoners with a fast response in this evolving situation.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/03/18/yukons-chief-medical-officer-of-health-declares-public-health-emergency/

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More