This page is meant for Yukon First Nations Communities and their governments to access information on the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to your community, the territory and country. Please share, download and use the information that is useful to your situation. The information is updated daily.

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Keep current on COVID-19 information as it pertains to the Yukon First Nations Communities, Yukon, Canada and the world.

YFN Traditional Territory Travel Advisories

Click on the areas of the map that you are going to or traveling through to find out about specific travel advisories in that area. For more information, contact the First Nation or municipal governments.

Community Information

The Information in this Section focuses on Yukon First Nation Communities. Providing information on how your community can best prepare and prevent the spread of COVID-19

Share, Print and Post Resources

The following posters and signs can be shared on your social media and printed for your community.

The Yukon Native Language Centre, Council of Yukon First Nations and respective Yukon First Nations, are pleased to provide posters and pictures of “Encouragement Phrases” in all 8 Yukon First Nations languages. We hope that these downloadable posters and pictures will provide you, your family and friends with the opportunity to exchange encouraging phrases in your language during this time. Please do share with as many folks as you can and feel free to reproduce as posters, placemats, etc.

YFN Graduation

Safe Grad Tips and Best Practices Infographic. Share to your social media to get the message out.

May 11: 2020 Yukon First Nations Graduation Awards
Please review the list for any awards that you or your graduates would like to apply for.

Grand Chief Peter Johnston shares his message on keeping safe and doing our part.

Listen to Gramma Susie talk to us about keeping safe and staying positive!

Healthy Home, Healthy Community

Important Links and Contacts

  • Crisis Text Line (Powered by Kids Help Phone) Canada Wide
    free, 24/7 texting service is accessible immediately to youth anywhere in Canada by texting TALK to 686868 on any text/SMS enabled cell phone.
  • KidsHelpPhone Ages 20 Years and Under in Canada 1-800-668-6868 (Online or on the Phone)
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness 24/7 Help Line 1-855-242-3310
  • Canadian Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line 1-866-925-4419
  • First Nations Health Authority (BC)

Assembly of First NationsCOVID-19: SOCIAL SUPPORTS FOR FIRST NATIONS FAMILIES 

Data gaps exist on COVID-19 cases in Indigenous communities, says research fellow:  https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/coronavirus-indigenous-data-gap-1.5556676?fbclid=IwAR1K2op_tOiSydsVZ_m9Pec2j_ndmRMlM-v0cUOvhVd2fCEeUl_ahDIapA8

 

Have you heard of ROBO CALLS? Learn more on how this type of service can benefit your community.  Communicate information to your community efficiently in a fraction of the time.

 

Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty
https://www.psychologytools.com/assets/covid-19/guide_to_living_with_worry_and_anxiety_amidst_global_uncertainty_en-us.pdf

 

WellSet and Heal
Video: COVID-19: Navigating Anxiety, Fear and “Social Distancing”

 

Domestic violence may increase during the COVID-19 pandemic​
https://www.fnha.ca/about/news-and-events/news/when-staying-home-is-not-safehttps://yukon.ca/Emergencies

 

ALCOHOL USE: RISK MITIGATION STRATEGIES DURING A PANDEMIC
https://www.fnha.ca/Documents/FNHA-Alcohol-Use-Risk-Mitigation-Strategies-During-a-Pandemic.pdf

 

Emergency Updates from YG

Pandemic Planning Policy and Procedures Templates

The following links have been shared by First Nation governments and others for you to use as a template if your government is developing any of the policies or procedures.

Video and Social Links

Download image for your social media.

June 15, 2020: Gramma Susie sharing information on the “Double Bubble”

People in Haines Junction celebrated their class of 2020 graduates by holding a parade through the village. Each vehicle had a sign with the grad’s name on it.
(video: Deanna Lee Mazur)

May 26/20: Billi Jo shares her experience at home during COVID-19

April 27/20: Gramma Susie & Cache Creek Charlie: Havin’ a COVID-19 Zoom date

Dr. Evan Adams – A Message About COVID-19

April 22/20: Warrior Up. Stay Away, Together. To learn how you can support Native communities, go to: illuminatives.org/warriorup

April 21/20: Matsʼäsän mą, Sarina Primozic, as part of the Dän Nàkwä̀khèl program at Champagne and Aishihik First Nations shares a great message about COVIV-19.

April 14/20: A Yukon First Nation family talks about how they’re coping during COVID-19.

April 8/20: Luke Campbell talks about keeping healthy during the pandemic in Southern Tutchone.

April 3/20: A message from our Youth! Teya from Kwanlin Dün First Nation talks about why it’s important for Youth to respect social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Let’s Build Up the Food Bank

Kluane First Nation is challenging all First Nations to donate what they can to the Whitehorse Food Bank. Kluane First Nation has started with a $3,000 to the Whitehorse Food Bank.

The Information in this Section focuses on Yukon Government and territory wide COVID-19 information. More detailed information can be found on the Yukon website.

Latest News from YG

Download, Print, Post

The following links are to various signage and posters that can be used in and around your community. 

The Information in this Section focuses on Federal COVID-19 information. More detailed information can be found on the Canada website.

COVID-19 TrackerCoronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update Sign up to “Get Updates on COVID-19” from the Government of Canada

Canada COVID-19 Support App

Application de support COVID-19 du Canada

The app will let you receive the latest updates, trusted resources, and self-assess your symptoms.

L’application vous permettra de recevoir les dernières mises à jour, des ressources fiables et d’auto-évaluer vos symptômes.

July 31, 2020: PM Covid Update


Prime Minister’s News Feed

Check it out! Assistance for Youth

Think you might have symptoms?

Download, Print, Post

The following links are to various signage and posters that can be used in and around your community.