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The buses will begin their last routes for 2011 as of Dec. 20, and all routes will be operational again as of Jan. 5, 2012. The call centre will close at noon on Dec. 24 and reopen on Dec. 27.
The service is open to anyone who needs to travel to an out-of-town medical appointment, regardless of their age or income. Fares range from $20 to $80 return, depending on the length of travel.
The last routes for 2011, and the dates when the regular schedule will resume in 2012, are as follows. The routes return on the same day unless otherwise stated.
2011 holiday schedule:
Prince George to Vancouver (via Kamloops) – December 20
Vancouver to Prince George (via Kamloops) – December 22
Prince George to Prince Rupert – December 23 – return December 24
Prince George to Fort St. John – December 23 – return December 24
Valemount to Prince George – December 20 – return
McBride, Valemount to Kamloops – December 22 – return
Burns Lake to Terrace – December 22 – return
Ft Nelson to Grande Prairie – December 20- December 22 – return
Prince George to Mackenzie – December 21 – return
Regular schedule begins:
Prince Rupert to Prince George – January 02/12·
Fort S.t John to Prince George – January 02/12·
Prince George to Vancouver – January 03/12 ·
Valemount to Prince George – January 03/12·
McBride, Valemount to Kamloops – January 05/12·
Burns Lake to Prince George – January 03/12·
Ft Nelson to Grande Prairie – January 03/12·
Prince George to Mackenzie – January 03/12
Full details on the holiday schedule and more information on the program are available through the NH Connections booking centre at 1-888-647-4997, via e-mail at NHConnections@northernhealth.ca or online at: www.northernhealth.ca/YourHealth/NHConnectionsmedicaltravelservice.aspx.
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