2022 News

  • Twenty-Seven Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Region

    To our community members: We can confirm there are twenty-seven (27) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 4 Fort Albany 3 Kashechewan 19 Moose Factory 1 Moosonee 0 Peawanuck 0* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from communities marked with an…

  • Non-Insured Health Benefits – Medical Transportation Services: Escort Criteria

    Below are excerpts from the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Medical Transportation Policy Framework (Interim). The entirety of the Framework can be found here. “Indigenous Services Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) and the Assembly of First Nations have undertaken a joint review of the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program, including the medical transportation…

  • Weekly COVID-19 Update: Eleven Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Area

    To our community members: We can confirm there are eleven (11) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 1 Fort Albany 0* Kashechewan 9 Moose Factory 1 Moosonee 0 Peawanuck 0* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from communities marked with an…

  • Weekly COVID-19 Update: Forty-Six Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Region

    To our community members: We can confirm there are forty-six (46) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 1 Fort Albany 0* Kashechewan 37 Moose Factory 7 Moosonee 1 Peawanuck 0* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from communities marked with an…

  • Resource: Process for Clients Using NIHB Medical Transportation Services

    This process applies to WAHA clients using Non-Insured Health Benefits – Medical Transportation Services (NIHB MTS) to attend an out-of-community health care appointment. Step 1: The client’s doctor or community health care provider sends a referral to Ininew Patient Services (IPS). IPS processes the referral and informs the client of their scheduled appointment. Client must…

  • Thirty-Four Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Region

    To our community members: We can confirm there are thirty-four (34) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 2 Fort Albany 0 Kashechewan 10 Moose Factory 21 Moosonee 1 Peawanuck 0* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from communities marked with an…

  • Weekly COVID-19 Update: Thirty-Seven Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Region

    Next weekly update: 06/01/2022 To our community members: We can confirm there are thirty-seven (37) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 2 Fort Albany 0 Kashechewan 25 Moose Factory 9 Moosonee 1 Peawanuck 0* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from…

  • Changes to WAHA COVID-19 Reporting Protocols

    Attention community members: In response to evolving public health protocols, the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority will be modifying our COVID-19 reporting protocols. Effective Wednesday, May 25th, 2022, WAHA will transition to weekly COVID-19 reporting. The weekly COVID-19 report will be posted every Wednesday at approximately 10:00 am (excluding statutory holidays). We will report active cases…

  • Youth Engagement: Sharing Healthcare Pathways

    Earlier this month, our team had the honour to visit high school students from Moosonee and Moose Factory to share information about careers in healthcare and health care training programs. Representatives from WAHA, NOSM University, Queen’s University, University of Ottawa, University of Toronto, the University Health Network, and Northern College visited Northern Lights Secondary School…

  • Twenty-Eight Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Region

    To our community members: We can confirm there are twenty-eight (28) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 0 Fort Albany 0 Kashechewan 16 Moose Factory 12 Moosonee 0 Peawanuck 0* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from communities marked with an…