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Affected NWHU services and what we are doing

How is COVID-19 affecting ​our services​?

Controlled Access

​Effective April 1, 2020, NWHU office doors will be locked. We are still open and will provide essential services in a modified way. This is a step to protect clients and staff from COVID-19

Affected Services

To help with our COVID-19 response and social distancing, the following NWHU services are suspended until further notice:

  • Health promotion, education, and awareness services
  • Dental health services
  • Speech language pathology services
  • Tick collection and identification​

​We continue to provide the following ser​vices, possibly in a modified format:

  • Sexual health clinics and services
  • Needle exchange
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children program and family health services
  • Immunization services

What is the ​health unit doing?

​​​Public health is closely monitoring the global situation and working with our partners to coordinate activities at a local, provincial, and national level with the help of health care professionals and other agencies.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We are working to keep you informed and to answer your questions

If you have questions about COVID-19, you can participate in online public Q&A sessions once a week. For more information, click the following:

Learning about how you are managing COVID-19

We conducted a survey to learn about what and how you are doing, click the following to see some of the key results: