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WAHA Medical Transportation: 2024 Summer Transportation Schedule

Effective May 27, 2024

Boat Transportation 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 travellers and non-status patients attending appointments.

Everyone traveling on flight 704 to Kingston must check in with Air Creebec no later than 2 p.m. for 3 p.m. departure. All passengers must provide a valid ID to the ticket agent before boarding the flight.

Remember:

  • Boat runs will depart on time and will not be delayed for any reason other than inclement weather or mechanical issues. Individuals who arrive late will be denied boarding and will need to travel at their own expense. Patients/escorts must arrive 15 minutes before departure time.
  • There is a limited number of seats. Children without scheduled appointments cannot accompany clients (parents).
  • No pets, alcohol, or illegal substances 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:

  • One (1) carry-on and one (1) piece of luggage weighing no more than 25 pounds are allowed. Exception for patients with medical supplies or medical equipment.
  • 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 – prior notice must be provided to Air Creebec).

Weekday Schedule

Weekend Schedule

Statutory Holiday Schedule

Exceptions:

  • Extra runs will be made when a physician or nurse practitioner deems a patient as “medically urgent”.
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