Residents of Fort Simpson and Norman Wells can now isolate in their home communities instead of in a larger hub on return from travel outside the NWT.
A group of doulas and birth workers is looking to make reproductive healthcare in the NWT more inclusive and accessible.
The NWT is nowhere near the national minimum screening target for colorectal cancer, which is one of the leading causes of cancer death in the territory.
The NWT says two Indigenous governments are interested in using federal legislation to assume control of child and family services, but resources are a problem.
Just under half of NWT adults are now partially vaccinated against Covid-19 with 13 percent fully immunized. Meanwhile, the public health emergency was renewed.
Starting March 1, essential frontline workers in Hay River, Inuvik, and Yellowknife can make an appointment for the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
An outbreak of whooping cough reported in the NWT's Dehcho region earlier this year has now ended, the territorial government said on Monday.
Steve Norn says the lack of medical emergency response in NWT communities is a “glaring gap” that is “endangering many northerners.”
Covid-19 testing in the NWT has so far not shown the presence of any new variants of the virus responsible, the territory's health minister says.
The GNWT is not renewing the contract for A New Day, a men's healing program. Instead, there'll be funding for communities to "come up with local solutions."
Mountain Province Diamonds and De Beers have announced operations will resume at their Gahcho Kué diamond mine in the NWT.
With a Covid-19 outbreak ongoing at the Gahcho Kué mine, nearby Diavik said it was expanding testing to include rapid tests before southern workers travel.