Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Brendan Hanley

For Health Professionals

Last Updated: October 04, 2016


Zika Virus Update for Healthcare Professionals
Zika virus is a flavivirus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes found in South America, Latin America and the Caribbean. Originally found only in Africa and Asia, the virus was first reported in the Western Hemisphere in 2015. Zika is from the same family of viruses as Dengue and West Nile Virus that are also transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Mosquito-borne transmission is overwhelmingly the dominant mechanism of Zika transmission.

 Guidelines for Health Professionals

Guidelines for Health Professionals
Guidlines and manuals for Yukon health professionals including Blood & body fluid exposure management, Communicable Disease Guidelines, Immunization program manual, Rabies risk management, TB Control Manual and more.