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2015 NH Connections Christmas modified schedule

December 10, 2015

Northern Health’s Connections program, providing transportation for clients travelling to non-emergent health services outside their home communities, will run its annual modified schedule over the holiday season. The Northern Health Connections program runs on a modified schedule during the holidays due to a reduction in demand and to perform necessary maintenance on the buses.

As of December 17 the Northern Health Connections buses will begin their last routes for 2015. All routes will be operational as of January 7, 2016. The call centre will close at noon on Thursday, December 24 and reopen on Monday December 28; then will be closed January 1, 2016 and reopen on January 2, 2016.

Last Routes for 2015 are:

 

  • Prince George to Vancouver – December 20, 2015
  • Vancouver to Prince George December 22, 2015
  • Prince George to Prince Rupert – December 21, 2015
  • Prince Rupert to Prince George – December 23, 2015
  • Prince George to Fort St John – December 20, 2015
  • Fort St. John to Prince George - December 22, 2015
  • Valemount to Prince George – December 22, 2015
  • McBride, Valemount to Kamloops – December 17, 2015 
  • Burns Lake to Terrace – December 17, 2015 
  • Fort Nelson to Dawson Creek – December 15, 2015
  • Dawson Creek to Fort Nelson December 17, 2015
  • Mackenzie to Prince George – December 23, 2015
  • Quesnel to Prince George – December 22, 2015
  • Burns Lake to Prince George – December 22, 2015
  • Burns Lake via Fort St. James to Prince George – December 23, 2015

Regular schedule begins:

 

  • Prince George to Prince Rupert – January 3, 2016
  • Prince Rupert to Prince George – January 4, 2016
  • Prince George – Fort St. John – January 3, 2016
  • Fort St John to Prince George – January 5, 2016
  • Prince George to Vancouver – January 3, 2016
  • Valemount to Prince George – January 5, 2016
  • McBride, Valemount to Kamloops – January 7, 2016
  • Burns Lake to Prince George – January 5, 2016
  • Fort Nelson to Dawson Creek – January 5, 2016
  • Prince George to Mackenzie – January 6, 2016
  • Prince George to Quesnel – January 5, 2016

Full details on the Northern Health Connections holiday schedule and more information on the program are available through the Northern Health Connections booking centre at 1-888-647-4997, via e-mail at NHConnections@northernhealth.ca

Northern Health Connections is open to anyone who needs to travel to an out-of-town healthcare appointment, regardless of their age or income. Northern Health Connections offers routes connecting communities across northern B.C., along with service to Vancouver. Northern Health Connections uses custom-fitted wheelchair accessible buses and coaches, providing same-day short-distance trips as well as long-distance travel. Fares range from $20 to $80 return, depending on the length of travel.

 

 

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