12 March 2020 – Advice published on when to seek medical care in Northwest Territories

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health, Indigenous Peoples
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: Federal
Lead People/Agency: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

Overview: Published advice on whether or not to seek medical care to ensure that testing is reserved for the most-at-risk population
Full details here: https://www.nthssa.ca/en/newsroom/public-notice-nthssa-%E2%80%93-operational-response-covid-19-preparedness

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: A list of resources are provided (including Department of Health and Social Services website)