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Spirit the caribou mascot with Northern Health written on his blue shirt.

Northern Health

Spirit the Caribou


Spirit is proud to represent healthy living in the North, as Northern Health's mascot since 2015.

Learn more about him in this YouTube video.


Published Stories

A graphic of a woman wearing a mask with text about masking.

Should I wear a mask?

Masks should be used by sick people to prevent transmission to other people. A mask will help keep a person's droplets in. It may be less effective to wear a mask in the community when a person is ...

A graphic shows two people 2 metres or 6 feet apart.

What is physical distancing?

Social distancing is a way that we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting close contact with others. Even though we are not sick, we should still keep about two meters (six feet) o...