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  • Two Hundred and Seventy-Five Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Region

    To our community members: We can confirm there are two hundred and seventy-five (275) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 65* Fort Albany 56* Kashechewan 69 Moose Factory 56 Moosonee 23 Peawanuck 6* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from communities…

  • ORI 3.0 Community Resources

    Welcome to the Operation Remote Immunity Resource Hub! We welcome all community members to use the following resources. Each poster is formatted for use on social media, or to be printed on a letter-sized piece of paper and posted within your community. A black and white version of each resource has been created to be…

  • Eight New Positive Covid-19 and Four Resolved Cases Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

    To our community members: We can confirm there are eight new COVID-19 cases and four resolved cases in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation, Kashechewan First Nation, Moose Cree First Nation and the Town of Moosonee to confirm these new cases are located in Attawapiskat, Ontario (1), Kashechewan,…

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

    To our community members: Since our last update on Friday, January 7th, we can confirm there are thirty-one new COVID-19 cases and seven resolved cases in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation, Kashechewan First Nation, Moose Cree First Nation, the Town of Moosonee and Weenusk First Nation to…

  • Statement from Porcupine Health Unit

    To our community members: In light of the recent bulletin from Porcupine Health unit we wish to inform all community members that there is a positive case of COVID-19 isolating in the town of Moosonee. The case is not counted in our numbers as the individual is from out of our region. We strongly urge…

  • Bringing Care Closer to Home: Weeneebayko General Hospital Receives Portable MRI Machine

    Last month, Weeneebayko General Hospital received an exciting addition to the site- a brand new Hyperfine™ Portable MRI Machine! This machine was brought to WGH through a partnership between Weeneebayko Area Health Authority, Queen’s University, Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Hyperfine. This project will bring health care closer to home, reduce the need for community…

  • Reminder: Visitor Restrictions at Weeneebayko General Hospital

    Please be advised that visitor restrictions at WGH are still in effect.All visitors must check in at the Flag Pole Entrance/ER Entrance and go through our screening process. In order to enter the building, visitors must pass the screening requirements. All visitors must check in with a Unit Clerk and/or Nurse to provide their name…

  • 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…

  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

    Recently the federal government designated September 30 as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation for federally regulated workplaces. While we are not a federally-regulated workplace, in respect for the survivors and in honour of those who did not come home from residential school, WAHA will be designating September 30 as a statutory holiday for all…

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

    To our community members: As of our last update on Friday August 13th, we can confirm there is zero new COVID-19 and one resolved case confirmed in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Attawapiskat First Nation to state that this case is in Attawapiskat, Ontario. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health…