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  • Celebrating How Far We’ve Come

    History: How we got here Ten years ago, on Thursday July 10, 2010, after a three-year process, historic resolutions were signed in Moosonee, Ontario confirming commitment to integrate the provincial James Bay General Hospital and the federal Weeneebayko Health Ahtuskaywin into the new Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA). This historic event involved corporation and collaboration…

  • Fort Albany now on lockdown

    Fort Albany First Nation has publicly announced that it is now on lockdown. The news release states that the community will be on lockdown for 30 days effective September 25th, 2020 until October 24th, 2020 (12 a.m.). For more information, please visit: www.fortalbany.ca

  • COVID-19: Kashechewan institutes curfew

    (Source: CBC News) News sources state that Fort Albany First Nation is also going back into community lockdown because of this first COVID case in Mushkegowuk territory. The First Nations is requiring anyone who returns to the community to quarantine for 14 days and get tested for COVID-19, which is also now mandatory for anyone who…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Ministry of Health Announces Funding for Moosonee Hospital

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  • Virtual invitation: Special Announcement to be made on Sept.9th, 2020

    To our communities: Tomorrow there will be a special announcement from the Deputy Premier and Minister of Health of Ontario, Christine Elliott, and Minister of Energy, Mines, Northern Development, and Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford about the future planning of our organization. Minister Rickford will be attending in person, and Minister Elliott will be attending virtually.…

  • WAHA honours the late George Small Jr.

    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 George Small Jr. George was a long-serving member of the WAHA and previous WHA boards. During his tenure, he advocated extensively for his community, and for the…

  • Responding to an opioid overdose