2021 News

  • Six New Positive Covid-19 Cases and Twelve Resolved Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: Since our last update on Friday July 23rd, we can confirm there are six new COVID-19 cases and twelve resolved in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation to state that these new cases are in Attawapiskat, Ontario. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit…

  • Staff Farewell

    Mr. Marlon Cole, Director of Digital Transformation & Chief Information Officer is leaving WAHA. In the famous words of Grammy Award winners Boyz II Men- we echoed the lyrics from the song, it’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday. “How do I say good bye, to what we had? The good times that made…

  • No New Positive Covid-19 Case and Four Resolved Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there is no new COVID-19 case and four resolved in our region. The new regional case count is twenty-four, twenty-three in Attawapiskat and one in Kashechewan.  The UK variant is known to be present in the communities. In general, for COVID-19, a close contact is anyone who was…

  • Farewell Dr. James Walton

    WAHA wishes to say Gitchi meegwetch to Dr. James Walton for his two years of dedicated service to the Weeneebayko Region. It’s always hard to say good bye. However, safe travels as you and your family return home. We will miss you!

  • Three New Positive Covid-19 Cases and One Resolved Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there are three new COVID-19 cases and one resolved in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation to state that these new cases are in Attawapiskat, Ontario. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit and the local health services to ensure that…

  • Two New Positive Covid-19 Cases Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there are two new COVID-19 cases in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation and Kashechewan First Nation to state that these new cases are in their respective communities. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit and the local health services to…

  • Cancelled Specialty Clinics

    The following clinic has been cancelled by the specialist; Colposcopy for Aug 10 & 11. Clients that had been booked for that clinic will be booked into the next clinic in September. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Eleven New Positive Covid-19 Cases and Three Resolved Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: Since our last report, on Friday July 16th, we can confirm there are eleven new COVID-19 cases and three resolved in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation to state that these new cases are in Attawapiskat, On. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit…

  • Report: Learning from Our Ancestors – Mortality Experience of Communities Served by Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

    Through our partnership with Mamow Ahyamowen, we have developed a report entitled ‘Learning from Our Ancestors: Mortality Experience of Communities Served by the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority’. This report describes the mortality experience of communities in the James and Hudson’s Bay Region and provides helpful health information for healthcare providers, organizations, and communities to understand…

  • Two New Positive Covid-19 Cases and Five Resolved Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there are two new COVID-19 cases and five resolved in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation to state that these new cases are in Attawapiskat, On. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit and the local health services to ensure that…