• Notice to the Town of Moosonee

    The Porcupine Health Unit is notifying the community members of the town of Moosonee that, further investigation has identified spread on school transportation between two previously confirmed COVID- 19 cases. Usually, this would meet the definition of a school outbreak. However, an outbreak is not being declared as it would already be over as per…

  • One New Positive COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Moosonee

    To our community members: WAHA is confirming there is one new positive COVID-19 case in addition to the eight previously announced. This brings the case count to nine positive COVID-19 cases in the region, six in Moosonee and three in Moose Factory. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of the Municipality to state that…

  • Addictions Medicine Service Transition March 1st, 2021

    To our community members in Moose Factory and Moosonee: We are pleased to announce that the Addictions Medicine program will transition from TrueNorth services to a revitalized WAHA service. We have a complement of clinicians (physicians and nurse practitioners) who will be providing services starting on March 1st, 2021 in the Family Medicine Clinic. WAHA…

  • One new positive case confirmed and two resolved in Moosonee

    To our community members: WAHA is confirming there is one additional COVID-19 case and two previously announced are now resolved. This brings the case count to twelve positive COVID-19 cases in the region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of the Municipality to state that both the new and resolved cases are in Moosonee.…

  • Two more cases have been resolved in Moosonee.

    Two additional cases resolved in Moosonee. For more information head to our website, www.waha.ca. Together, let’s look after our loved ones by washing your hands, wearing a mask, and practicing physical distancing. If you are not well, stay home to protect others. If you have any questions related to COVID-19, please send an email to…

  • Moderna COVID-19 walk-in vaccination clinic will take place in Moosonee

    ATTENTION ALL: ORNGE paramedics are running a walk-in mass Moderna clinic today February 16th from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Moosonee Arena in Moosonee. This clinic is for any Moosonee or Moose Factory residents 18 years of age and older that wish to get the vaccine. The vaccine was developed by scientists worldwide who worked…

  • Moose Cree Health Centre to host a vaccination clinic for the community

    Moose Factory community vaccination clinics will be held by the Moose Cree Health Centre and are scheduled for February 12, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. You need to call to book an appointment.  Please contact the Moose Factory Health Centre at 705-658-4220. The vaccine is available for anyone 18 years of age and older. The…

  • WAHA’s Paramedic Service works alongside with McMaster University

    Our community members are important to us and we want to hear from you! Call to participate at toll-free 1-888-235-4993. Are you over the age of 50? If you qualify and are willing to participate, there is a chance to win a $20 gift card from the Northern Store! The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority’s Paramedic Service is working alongside…

  • Partnership brings eye care to Indigenous children in northern Ontario

    Media Release Hamilton, ON (February 8, 2021) – A partnership between McMaster University and the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is helping improve eye care for Indigenous children in northern Ontario. The Indigenous Children Eye Examination (ICEE) Project aims to provide vision screening and eye examinations for all children and youth aged six months to…

  • February is Recreational Therapy Month

    During Recreational Therapy Month, may we promote awareness on ways to achieve a quality lifestyle through leisure and recreational activities especially during this pandemic. Let us continue to learn and to explore Indigenous culture by finding ways to live a healthy and meaningful lifestyle while following Public Health measures at home.  #RecreationalTherapyMonth #Culture #StayHome #StaySafe…