Our Hospitals

We are a family of acute care hospitals focused on delivering safe and excellent care to all Yukoners, closer to home, at our facilities in Whitehorse, Dawson City and Watson Lake. Our comprehensive health services set a high standard of care in our territory and are models of care both nationally and internationally. Our community of more than 500 health care providers, professionals and medical staff are passionate about and committed to the best possible patient experience every time.

Whitehorse General Hospital is Yukon’s primary acute care centre, providing a full range of care, including 24/7 emergency care, inpatient and ambulatory care, surgical services, cancer care, visiting specialists clinics, therapy and lab services, and advanced diagnostic imaging.

Dawson City Community Hospital and Watson Lake Community Hospital allow many Yukoners to receive care closer to home through access to 24/7 emergency care, inpatient and ambulatory care as well as many lab and diagnostic imaging services.

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Quick Facts

(for the year ending March 31, 2021)

  Whitehorse General Hospital Dawson City Community Hospital Watson Lake Community Hospital
Size 56 beds 6 beds 6 beds
Staff 686 28 23
Health Programs & Services
  • 24/7 emergency care
  • inpatient and ambulatory care
  • surgery
  • cancer care
  • visiting specialist clinic
  • medical rehabilitation (occupational and physical therapy)
  • laboratory services
  • x-ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT, and mammography
  • First Nations Health Programs
  • 24/7 emergency care
  • inpatient and ambulatory care
  • x-ray
  • laboratory services
  • general ultrasound 
  • 24/7 emergency care
  • inpatient and ambulatory care
  • x-ray
  • laboratory services
  • general ultrasound
Admissions 3,465 80 101
Emergency Visits 28,360 2,315 2,377
Imaging Visits 31,474 727 549
Lab Visits 26,433 2,221 1,457
Surgeries (same-day & inpatient) 3,282 - -
MRI Scans 2,177 - -
Chemotherapy Visits 1,345 - -
Specialist Visits 7,048 - -
Therapies Visits (Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy) 3,881 - -
Births 408 - -
Last Updated:Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:03