COVID outbreak closes Ulukhaktok health centre

The Emegak Health Centre in Ulukhaktok is closed until Feb. 11 at 5 p.m due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

The hamlet posted a noticed from the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority to its Facebook page.

The memo says health centre staff will be available for emergencies only during this time.

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