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Northern Health Connections modified holiday schedule

Northern Health Connections modified holiday schedule

The Northern Health Connections program will run on a modified schedule starting December 17th, leading up to a holiday season break.   

NH Connections provides transportation for clients travelling to non-emergent health services outside their home communities. A variety of routes connect communities across northern B.C., along with service to Vancouver. Demand for the service typically drops over the holiday season as fewer people book health care appointments.

As of December 17th the NH Connections buses will begin their last routes for 2018. All routes will be operational as of January 8th, 2019. The call centre will close on Tuesday December 25th and reopen on Thursday December 27th to Monday 31st, Closed January 01/19 and reopen on January 02/ 2019.

Last Routes for 2018 are:

Prince George to Vancouver – December 20th
Vancouver to Prince George –December 22nd
Prince George to Prince Rupert – December 23rd
Prince Rupert to Prince George –December 22nd
Prince George to Ft St John – December 20th
Ft St John to Prince George - –December 22nd
Valemount to Prince George – December 18th
McBride, Valemount to Kamloops – December 20th
Burns Lake to Terrace – December 20th
Ft Nelson to Dawson Creek – December 18th
Dawson Creek to Ft Nelson – December 20th
Mackenzie to Prince George – December 19th
Quesnel to Prince George – December 18th
Burns Lake to Prince George – December 18th
Burns Lake via Fort St. James- December 19th

 Regular 2019 schedule begins:

Prince George to Prince Rupert – January 2nd
Prince Rupert to Prince George – January 3rd
Prince George to Fort St. John – January 3rd
Fort St John to Prince George – January 5th
Prince George to Vancouver – January 1st
Vancouver to Prince George – January 3rd
Valemount to Prince George – January 8th
McBride, Valemount to Kamloops – January 3rd
Burns Lake to Prince George – January 8th
Ft Nelson to Dawson Creek – January 8th
Mackenzie to Prince George – January 2nd
Quesnel to Prince George – January 8th
Burns Lake via Fort St. James- January 2nd

For more information on the NH Connections holiday schedule and other program information contact the booking centre at 1-888-647-4997 or e-mail us at NHConnections@northernhealth.ca.

The NH Connections booking centre will be closed on statutory holidays (December 25th and 26th, and January 1st, 2019), but open on regular business days. Full details on the NH Connections holiday schedule and other program information are available through the booking centre at 1-888-647-4997; via e-mail at NHConnections@northernhealth.ca; or on the internet www.nhconnections.ca.

Media Contact: NH media line – 1-877-961-7724

Eryn Collins

(Acting) Regional Manager, Public Affairs & Media Relations

Northern Health

810-299 Victoria St., Prince George, BC V2L 5B8

Tel: 250.649.7542

Cell: 250.640.0616

Media Line: 250.961.7724

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