2021 News

  • Zero New Positive Covid-19 and Zero Resolved Case Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there is zero new COVID-19 case and zero resolved case confirmed in our region. The regional case count is one; this case is in Fort Albany. In general, for COVID-19, a close contact is anyone who was within 2 metres or 6 feet of an infected person for…

  • One New Positive Covid-19 and Zero Resolved Case Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there is one new COVID-19 case and zero resolved case confirmed in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Fort Albany First Nation to state that this new case is in Fort Albany, Ontario. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit and the local health…

  • New Proof of Vaccination Requirements

    To our clients and staff: Pleased be advised that as early as October 22nd, new measures will be implemented by many organizations that are used when travelling out of community to access health care. The following slides show the measures that we are aware of to date. As the situation progresses, please be aware that…

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

    Don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic prevent you from taking care of yourself.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we want to remind you that it is safe to be screened for breast cancer. Dr. Supriya Kulkarni, Regional Breast Imaging Lead for Northeastern Ontario says many clients may have put off booking breast cancer screening…

  • Zero New Positive Covid-19 and Zero Resolved Case Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there is zero new COVID-19 and zero resolved case in our region. The regional case count is zero.  In general, for COVID-19, a close contact is anyone who was within 2 metres or 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes during the time of…

  • Protecting Our Little Ones

    Continue to follow public health guidelines to protect our little ones who can not yet receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Together, let’s look after our loved ones by washing our 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,…

  • Zero New Positive Covid-19 and Zero Resolved Case Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: Since our last update on Friday, October 8th, we can confirm there is zero new COVID-19 and zero resolved case in our region. The regional case count is zero.  In general, for COVID-19, a close contact is anyone who was within 2 metres or 6 feet of an infected person for…

  • World Mental Health Day 2021

    October 10th is World Mental Health Day. Today, like all other days, WAHA encourages everyone to check in on yourself and on those around you. For additional mental health resources, please visit: WAHA Community Mental Health Program WAHA COVID-19 Mental Health Supports Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) HOPE Line – 1-844-NAN-HOPE (1-844-626-4673) Hope for Wellness Helpline…

  • Zero New Positive Covid-19 and Zero Resolved Case Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there is zero new COVID-19 and zero resolved case in our region. The regional case count is zero.  In general, for COVID-19, a close contact is anyone who was within 2 metres or 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes during the time of…

  • Zero New Positive Covid-19 and Zero Resolved Case Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there is zero new COVID-19 and zero resolved case in our region. The regional case count is zero.  In general, for COVID-19, a close contact is anyone who was within 2 metres or 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes during the time of…