Traveling in the NWT COVID Testing recommended on Day 1 & Day 8

If you are traveling internally within the NWT from an area with community transmission (Yellowknife, Behchokǫ̀, and Whatì) to another community it is recommended that you complete Day 1 and Day 8 testing at your destination.

Please contact the health centre of the community you are arriving into, prior to leaving, to arrange testing.  Click here for information on how to arrange testing.


COVID Testing:


  • COVID services are provided in Yellowknife in a number of locations.The NTHSSA encourages everyone to book their appointments in advance. Please ensure you arrive no earlier than 5 minutes for your appointment, wear a face mask and follow social distancing requirements. Please visit for the most recent updates  regarding COVID-19 including services and how to access them.

    • Centre Square Mall and appointments can be booked online

    • 108 Archibald Street (across from Folk on the Rocks Site) where you can get a quick and easy COVID test.  Book online for COVID testing.


  • Call Behchokǫ̀ Health Centre at 867-392-6075


  • Call Whatı̀ Health Centre at 867-573-3261


  • Gamètı̀ Health Centre at 867-997-3141


  • Wekweètı̀ Health Cabin at 867-713-2904



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