August schedule for Northern Health medical appointment bus

The modified schedule affects service from August 14 to 28, and the program will not run on the regular routes during that period.

The table indicates the last run before the summer break and the first day back in service for each route.

The table indicates the last run before the summer break and the first day back in service for each route.

Northern Health’s Connections program will run on the annual modified summer schedule during the month of August.

The modified schedule affects service from August 14 to 28, and the program will not run on the regular routes during that period.

The table indicates the last run before the summer break and the first day back in service for each route.The modified schedule was implemented two years ago and times annual maintenance requirements with a period of traditionally low ridership.

This time period allows for more than typical, and more time consuming, maintenance of the bus fleet and also provides time for additional driver education.

The call centre will remain open and the online reservation system will be available for the regular scheduled routes after August 27.  More information about the NH Connections program is available through the NH Connections booking centre at 1-888-647-4997, via e-mail at NHConnections@northernhealth.ca or visit us online at nhconnections.ca.

NH Connections is open to anyone who needs to travel to out-of-town health care appointments, regardless of their age or income. NH Connections offers routes connecting communities across Northern B.C., along with service to Vancouver. NH 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.