News Archive 2021

Posted 3/8/2021
Learn more about Yukon Hospitals' COVID-19 vaccination team Denica Christiansen and Keith Welch draw 10 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from a vial, time stamp each syringe, and prepare for... More
Posted 3/15/2021
Learn more about how screeners help keep staff and patients safe. Lizzy Sparling waits just inside the Emergency Department entrance at Whitehorse General Hospital as patients, visitors and winter... More
Posted 5/3/2021
Five-year replacement strategy prioritizes patient, staff safety Most lives begin and end in them. We spend roughly a third of our lives sleeping in them. We heal and recover in them during... More
Posted 5/25/2021
New program connects Indigenous Yukon youth with career opportunities in healthcare Sylas Itsi pulls a strip of individually packed pills from the drug dose-packaging machine in Whitehorse General... More
Posted 6/1/2021
1Health, the Yukon's new electronic health record system, launched Tuesday, June 1 in our three hospitals. Our staff and physicians use a computer system called MEDITECH to register patients... More
Posted 7/5/2021
Partnership with Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) enhances maternity care at Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) Late last year, Yukon Hospitals’ First Nations Health Programs (FNHP) team was... More
Posted 8/2/2021
Yukon Hospital Corporation (YHC) is embarking this month on the development of its next Strategic Plan (2022 to 2027). Hospital leaders are asking for input and feedback from Yukoners, as the... More
Posted 9/27/2021
You’re invited to our 2021 Annual Public Meeting of the Yukon Hospital Corporation’s Board of Trustees. The meeting will be held virtually Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 5 - 6 PM. All... More
Posted 11/1/2021
New 8-12 bed unit in Whitehorse General Hospital will improve and expand mental health care, spaces and programming in 2023 Two contracts have been awarded through a competitive request for... More
Posted 11/30/2021
  Broader scope of orthopedic care now available closer to home Yukon Hospitals’ orthopedic care team completed the territory’s first ever total hip replacement surgery on Monday,... More
Posted 12/6/2021
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams are temporarily unavailable at Whitehorse General Hospital until further notice. MRIs are an important tool to help diagnose disease and injury. Yukon... More
Posted 12/9/2021
Yukon Hospitals’ First Nations Health Programs Youth Internship teaches youth advocacy skills for the healthcare system and provides personal and professional development opportunities Rhoxinae (... More