Coronavirus in Yukon and BC

Coronavirus COVID-19 in The Yukon– What you need to know.

Are you planning a trip to the Yukon and Northern BC in 2022 and want to know the latest COVID-19 info?

We have compiled some information that will help with your planning and links to additional websites. 

Is the Yukon safe to travel to during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

There have been very few cases in the Yukon, compared to most of the world, and thankfully even fewer deaths as a result of Covid-19.

There are still a number of Public Health orders related to Masking, Vaccinaton status for entering public areas, restrictions of social gathers and restaurant and bar restrictions.

Click here for to see the Travel Yukon COVID-19 Update Page.

Click here for the Yukon Tourism Industry Association Updates on COVID-19

The City of Whitehorse has posted a webpage with their current closures and guidelines.
Whitehorse response to COVID-19

Entry Requirements for the Yukon

There are no specific entry requirements for the Yukon. Entry requirements to come to Canada include:

Are Yukon Campgrounds Open?

The government of Yukon territorial parks and campgrounds are open during the summer months of May – September. Private campgrounds are also open and accepting guests.

Are cruise ships going to Alaska or the Yukon?

Many cruise ship passengers to Skagway, Alaska will typically take tours to the Yukon. Mainly to Carcross, Whitehorse or Dawson City. With the removal of the testing requirement to enter Canada (after April 1, 2022), these excursions should be possible.

Passengers will need to directly contact cruise lines to see how they are planning to schedule cruises during these restrictions.

TravelAlaska COVID-19 info

State of Alaska website for Health and Social Services

Helpful travel related links for staying healthy at home and during travel are posted at the CDC website.

For information on how COVID-19 is affecting travel to the Yukon & Northern BC, click here

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