Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Brendan Hanley


Last Updated: August 06, 2018

 The office of the Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health is responsible for the Department of Health and Social Services' legislated responsibility to protect and promote the public's health in a variety of areas.

Wildfire Smoke and Your Health
Yukon currently has several wildfires as well as our neighbours in other Provinces and Territories. It is possible that wildfire smoke will blow into communities. If smoke lingers in the community, it can be a health hazard. In the event that you experience prolonged wildfire smoke in your community, please observe the following recommendations



A Culture of Risk: Dr. Brendan Hanley at TEDxWhitehorse
YouTube: http://youtu.be/4Ej740fwv2A