WAHA Medical Transportation: 2021 Fall Medical Helicopter Transportation Schedule

Effective: November 3, 2021

Helicopter services to and from Weeneebayko General Hospital (WGH) are provided for Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program patients and their escorts, Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) business travelers and non-status patients attending appointments.

NEW: COVID19 Screening for all Passengers on Expedition Helicopters

MOOSONEE PASSENGERS:

Prior to boarding Expedition Helicopters, you must:

  • Be screened by Expedition Personnel
  • Sign Passenger Screening Questionnaire form   

MOOSE FACTORY PASSENGERS:

Prior to boarding Expedition Helicopters, you must

  • Be screened – see Screener in the Emergency Department at WGH 
  • Sign Passenger Screening Questionnaire form and deliver signed form to WAHA Driver.  
  • WAHA Driver to provide signed form to Helicopter Pilot.

**Everyone that is traveling on flight 704 to Kingston must check in with Air Creebec at the Moosonee Airport no later than 2 p.m. for 3:00 p.m. departure. All Charter travelers must be at Liaison no later than 1:30 for screening. All passengers must provide valid ID to the ticket agent before boarding the flight.

Remember:

  • The Helicopter runs on time and will not be delayed for someone running late.
  • There is a limited number of seats. Children without scheduled appointments cannot accompany clients (parents).
  • No pets, alcohol or illegal substances are allowed.

Travel Warrants:

  • All travelers must present a Travel Warrant to the driver.
  • WAHA staff and business travelers must email their travel warrant at least two days in advance to
    WAHA-local-drivers@waha.ca
  • Remember to have a copy of the Travel Warrant to show the driver as well.

Bags, luggage and parcels:

  • Only one (1) carry-on and one (1) piece of luggage weighing no more than 25 pounds is allowed.
  • Passengers are responsible for making alternate transportation arrangements for any extra bags/parcels weighing over 25 pounds (excluding business travelers who require tools to perform their job).

Weekday Schedule

DEPARTS MOOSONEEDEPARTS MOOSE FACTORYFREQUENCYGENERAL INFORMATION
7:30 A.M.7:45 A.M.DAILYMoosonee Dialysis pts  (Mon.Wed.Fri.)
8:30  0845DAILYPatients from Moosonee Hostel & Moosonee Health Centre to WGH Physicians/visiting specialists to Clinic at 8:45 a.m.
10:0010:15DAILYPatients & Physicians/Visiting Specialists from Flight 703 from Kingston to WGH
11:0011:15DAILYPatient discharges: WGH to Moosonee Health Centre & Moosonee Hostel
12:30 P.M.12:45 P.M.DAILYPatients from Moosonee Hostel & Moosonee Health Centre to WGHFlight 704 Kingston passengers
1:001:15DAILYPhysicians/visiting specialists to Moosonee Health Centre
2:002:15DAILYTrain passengers
3:003:15DAILYPatient discharges: WGH to Moosonee Health Centre & Moosonee HostelPhysicians/visiting specialists to WGH at 3:30 p.m.Physicians/visiting specialists for Flight 704 Kingston
4:004:15DAILYPatient discharges: WGH to Moosonee Health Centre & Moosonee Hostel  

Weekend Schedule

Operating from Expedition Trailer – not Airport Terminal

DEPARTS MOOSONEEDEPARTS MOOSE FACTORY
10:00 A.M.10:15 A.M.
3:00 P.M.3:15 P.M.

Statutory Holiday Schedule

Operating from Expedition Trailer – not Airport Terminal

DEPARTS MOOSONEEDEPARTS MOOSE FACTORY
7:30 A.M. (Dialysis Patients)7:45 A.M.
1:00 P.M.1:15 P.M.
4:00 P.M.4:15 P.M.

Exceptions:

  • Extra runs will be made when a physician or nurse practitioner deems a patient is “Medically Urgent”.
  • The Helicopter schedule can be changed at any time by the driver when there is a high volume of travelers.

Meegwetch,

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

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