Avens, the Yellowknife seniors' facility, hopes to raise $250,000 to replace its 30-year-old nurse call bell system.
The NWT government included two Hay River schools and a grocery store in its Monday set of Covid-19 exposure locations, but removed two flights from the list.
Monday's Covid-19 figures in the Northwest Territories brought good news for Yellowknife and Behchokǫ̀ but showed a worsening picture for Inuvik and Hay River.
New at-home Covid-19 tests will help detect asymptomatic cases in kids, cutting spread in NWT schools. But for the plan to work, enough families must volunteer.
Anyone working for the territorial government must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of November, the GNWT said, upgrading its previous stance.
Flu shots will be available in Yellowknife from Thursday. Details for other communities are to be announced. Flu is expected to be a bigger problem this winter.
The NWT will begin offering Covid-19 booster shots to residents as young as 50, a local decision that outpaces the speed at which national guidance is evolving.
Parents of kids who attended an Inuvik junior kindergarten on Wednesday, October 13 are told "to immediately isolate and arrange testing for their children."
The NWT Housing Corporation, which has only just taken over management of Inuvik's shelters, is now working to reopen them after a Covid-19 outbreak.
The NWT reported 22 new Covid-19 cases, its lowest number of new cases in weeks. Even so, there were many exposure notices for Yellowknife and Inuvik.
If you took a City Cab in Yellowknife on or after September 29, monitor yourself for symptoms of Covid-19 and arrange for a test if need be.
The date for NWT MLAs to begin their fall sitting has been delayed again over the Covid-19 outbreak both in Yellowknife and at the territorial legislature.