• Sealed Bid Auction Closing September 11th, 2018

    Weeneebayko Area Health Authority WAHA Paramedic Services SEALED BID AUCTION SURPLUS EQUIPMENT VEHICLE PACKAGE 2001 ‐ 27 foot Jet Boat with Trailer Twin 175 hp Mercruiser powerheads on sport‐jet pumps Two additional new/rebuilt sport jet pumpsb Can be seen at the Moosonee Health Center, 5‐Percy’s Way Moosonee ON AS IS, WHERE IS ALL BIDS MUST…

  • OBS Closure Community Announcement

    Community Announcement Moose Factory, Moosonee, Albany, Attawapiskat, Kashechewan, and Peawanuck It is with regret that as of August 13, 2018, WAHA needs to temporarily close our OBS labour and delivery services due to a physician shortage at WAHA. We apologize for the impact on service delivery and hope that this transition will not be long.…

  • WAHA Diabetes Coordinator Melissa Hardy Receives Association Catalyst Award – Dietitians of Canada

    Earlier this summer, WAHA Diabetes Coordinator and Dietitian Melissa Hardy received the Association Catalyst Award, for her exceptional contributions in the Northwest and Central Ontario region in the early stage of her nutrition career.  Click here for more information.

  • Update: Statement from the Board of Directors of the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

    NEWS RELEASES Weeneebayko Area Health Authority 19 Hospital Drive, Box 664 Moose Factory ON P0L 1W0 www.waha.ca May 29, 2018 To all our valued community members, This is an update to our News Release on August 21, 2017 where we explained that an appeal process was underway at the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board…

  • 32 Long Term Care Beds Allocated to WAHA

    On March 1 2018, our organization submitted an application to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (Ministry), requesting to add long-term care bed capacity.  We are proud to announce that the Ministry has recently approved the request as part of their Aging with Confidence: Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors (Aging with Confidence), and…

  • WAHA Honours the Humboldt Broncos

      In honour of the recent tragic circumstances, WAHA held a special “Jersey Day” on April 12, 2018 and also collected $500 in donations from employees at all WAHA sites to support the Humboldt Broncos fund. WAHA would like to extend its most heartfelt wishes to the Humboldt Broncos and the city of Humboldt.  

  • NAPS – Carfentanil Officer Safety Bulletin, April 6, 2018

    The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) are issuing a warning regarding the distribution of illegal street drugs, specifically, Percocet Pills (Oxycodone). A significant quantity of drugs held out to be Percocet Pills were recently seized by Nishnawbe Aski Police. Police believe these pills were destined to be sold in the remote Northern First Nation Communities.…

  • Chief of Staff – WAHA

    The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider organization on the western coast of James Bay. WAHA is comprised of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany and Attawapiskat with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs and Paramedicine and Mental Health services in the region, including services…

  • Josephine Williams Appointed as the New WAHA Interim Board Chair

    (Moose Factory) Effective March 28, 2018, the WAHA Board of Directors is proud to announce that Josephine Williams was appointed as WAHA’s new Interim Board Chairperson. Josephine Williams has been a member of the WAHA Board since December 2015, representing Kashechewan First Nation. QUICK FACTS  WAHA Board members are appointed by their community’s Chief…

  • OR Closure Contingency Plan Outline – February 14 – 21, 2018

    (Moose Factory) Starting Wednesday February 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm (noon) WAHA would like to inform the public that there will be no anesthesia coverage at Weeneebayko General Hospital (WGH) until February 21, 2018 12:00 pm (noon).  As a result of this, WAHA OR services will be closed during this period. During this time, we…