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  • 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…

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

    To our community members: As of Friday July 30th, we can confirm there is zero new COVID-19 and seven resolved cases confirmed in our region. The new regional case count is one, this case is in Attawapiskat.  The UK variant is known to be present in the communities. In general, for COVID-19, a close contact…

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

    To our community members: We can confirm there is zero new COVID-19 and two resolved cases confirmed in our region. The new regional case count is fifteen, all the cases are in Attawapiskat.  The UK variant is known to be present in the communities. In general, for COVID-19, a close contact is anyone who was…

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

    To our community members: We can confirm there are two 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, Ontario. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit and the local health services to ensure that…

  • Mammography Services Summer Interruption

    Please be advised that mammography services will not be available at Weeneebayko General Hospital (WGH) from 29 July 2021 – 27 August 2021 due to technologist vacation, decommissioning of the existing mammography unit and installation of the new unit.  The decommissioning and installation will take place at WGH from 16 – 26 August 2021.  Physics…

  • 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…