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, 2016)

  Whitehorse General Hospital Dawson City Community Hospital Watson Lake Community Hospital
Size 55 beds 6 beds 6 beds
Staff 486 28 32
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
  • 24/7 emergency care
  • inpatient and ambulatory care
  • x-ray
  • laboratory services
  • First Nations Health Programs
Admissions 3,329 69 135
Emergency Visits 32,923 3,018 2,291
Imaging Visits 18,190 529 537
Lab Visits 28,163 2,176 1,622
Surgeries (same-day & inpatient) 2,938 - -
MRI Exams 1,868 - -
Chemotherapy Visits 827 - -
Specialist Visits 8,885 - -
Therapies Visits (Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy) 5,777 - -
Births 407 - -
Last Updated:Tue, 09/06/2016 - 23:04