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People, families and communities of the Sahtu are mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically healthy, and are strengthened by the Sahtu cultures.


Health is a complete state of physical, mental, social and emotional well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Please click on the read more link to learn more about the health programs and services offered by the Sahtu Health and Social Services Authority.

Social Services

Social Services encourages healthy choices, supports mental wellness, protects children and others at risk, and helps families and communities to increase wellness. Please click on the read more link to learn more about the social services programs offered by the Sahtu Health & Social Services Authority.
2016 Walk-In Flu Clinics
October to April is Flu Season. The best protection is an annual flu shot.
New Health and Social Services Centre, Long-term Care Facility in Norman Wells


Names for the New Facility in Norman Wells

We are pleased to announce the new names for the Health and Social Services Centre and Long-term Care Facility in Norman Wells. In total, 84 name submissions were received from across the Sahtu region. Multiple submissions had common themes, with many community members taking inspiration from nature and the Sahtu people. Thank you to everyone that submitted a name for consideration!

Check the bottom right hand corner of your health care card for expiry date.

You are responsible for renewing your health care card. Renewal can be completed four months in advance of the expiry date.

Got a compliment you want to share with the SHSSA? Or maybe there’s something you would like to see the SHSSA do differently. Well you have come to the right place! The SHSSA values all clients’ opinions because without your feedback we cannot make improvements that can potentially benefit you.

The SHSSA would like to hear any compliments or complaints that you may have as your feedback helps us improve our programs, services, and customer satisfaction.