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WAHA Visitor Information

To care for our community, patient and staff we have implemented the following at all WAHA sites

  • Regarding our inpatient visitation at WGH, FAH, AH, screening will be completed by all caregivers and visitors at the entrance to all facilities.
  • PPE must be placed on upon entry to all sites and for the entire duration of visit.
  • All visitors and staff must continue to adhere to public health measures and WAHA safety protocols.
  • Please call your local Public Health Team first if you are having COVID-19 symptoms Monday -Friday.
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are available as usual 24/7.
  • Only patients with appointments or members of team WAHA who work at the site should enter the building.
  • All patients, staff and visitors must wear a hospital provided surgical mask when entering all WAHA sites.

Information for your visit

Wash Your Hands

When you arrive at any of our three campuses (Fort Albany, Attawapiskat, Weeneebayko General), you will see hand sanitizer stations set up at each of our entrances. Please stop and cleanse your hands before entering the hospital.


Wherever possible, we have eliminated the use of products with scents or other properties that are known to cause health problems for patients, visitors, employees and volunteers. Please do not wear/use perfume, after-shave or other scented personal products in the hospital or when visiting a patient.

Violence in the Workplace

The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority will not tolerate violent acts or threats directed at any employee, physician or volunteer. Security Services will be notified and take the appropriate action.



If you have any questions regarding COVID-19, call the phone number for your community.

Fort Albany, Attawapiskat, Kashechewan, Peawanuck and Moosonee
Call the Porcupine Health Unit’s branch in Moosonee
1-705-336-2294 x 326
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Moose Factory
Call the Moose Factory Health Centre
705-658-4220 between
8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Telehealth Ontario
after hours and weekends

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