• COVID-19: Moose Factory and Moose Cree institutes curfew

    Chief & Council are enacting the following bylaw for the protection of public health and safety on Moose Factory Island: ​Emergency Preventative Measures 1. A mandatory 9:00 pm to 6:00 am curfew for all residents of Moose Factory shall go into effect starting on September 18, 2020. Exemptions will be made only for those attending…

  • WAHA acknowledges World Patient Safety Day

    The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) would like to join the clarion call for solidarity and action to improve patient safety. What is World Patient Safety Day about? Recognizing patient safety as a global health priority, all 194 WHO Member States at the 72nd World Health Assembly, in May 2019, endorsed the establishment of World…

  • COVID-19 Update: Visitors Restricted

    Due to the recent case confirmed on Moose Factory Island, the Weeeneebayko Area Health Authortiy (WAHA) has cancelled visitation hours for the next two weeks. The case confirmed was based on the announcement made by Chief Mervin Cheechoo and and Deputy Chief Earl Cheechoo on Saturday, September 12th, 2020. Please continue to practice public safety…

  • General Update: Positive Covid-19 Case in Moose Factory

  • BREAKING NEWS: Cases confirmed in Moose Factory

    It is confirmed that there is now a case of Covid-19 on Moose Factory Island. Please click here to view the statement from Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) and the Porcupine Health Unit. An announcement was made by Chief Mervin Cheechoo and and Deputy Chief Earl Cheechoo on September 12, 2020. For further details on…

  • Covid-19 Update: Case found in Hudson Bay Region

    Weeneebayko Area Health Authority has received a release from the Porcupine Health Unit regarding a confirmed case of Covid-19 in the James and Hudson Bay region. WAHA is working with the Porcupine Health Unit and the Community Public Health Department to ensure that the individual is isolated. Furthermore, contact tracing and an investigation is currently…

  • New Regional Health Campus and Acute Care Project expands

    Dear Future Neighbours, The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) has been serving the Moosonee and Moose Factory communities for the past 70 years out of the Weeneebayko General Hospital in Moose Factory. We have been working hard in that time to secure location and funding to build a new permanent facility. It’s been a long…

  • President and CEO, Lynne Innes, says thank you

    President and CEO, Lynne Innes, expressed gratitude towards those involved in ensuring that a hospital is built in Moosonee. After years of service at the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA), she indicated that the project would not be a success without the support of leaders involved and the community. Better facilities will be provided and…

  • In Memory of Dorothy Wynne

    Dear WAHA and Community Members: On behalf of the entire WAHA team and our Board of Directors, I want to extend our sincere condolences to the family of Dorothy Wynne. Dorothy was a long-serving board member for WAHA and the previous organizations representing Mocreebec. During her tenure, she was a strong advocate for our patients,…

  • Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    Let’s continue to share and care for our loved ones during Suicide Prevention Month. Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In fact, suicide is often the result of an untreated mental health condition. Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often indicate…