Good day Ochapowace community and band members,

Please be advised that due to the Health Services staff retreat there will be no trained employees on call to submit Medical Transportation Requests for appointments on the dates of:


Wednesday, September 12th,

Thursday, September 13th,

Friday, September 14th, and

Early Morning on Monday, September 17th, 2018.


***Please advise any family or community members to submit their MT requests for appointments on those dates before 12:00 PM on September, 11th, 2018.

Those who have submitted already, or regularly attend appointments known to the MT program, cheques will have been prepared ahead of time and will be for pick up on the days that are scheduled.

If you require accommodations between sept 12-17th, you are advised to contact the First Nations Non-Insured Health Benefits Medical Transport Call Center directly at 1-866-855-3933 48 hours prior to your appointment with your (escort too, if applicable) date of birth and status number.

If clients wish to make their own way to appointments during that time, please ensure to receive and submit a completed Certificate of Medical Attendance for private mileage reimbursement.

Friendly reminder that the FNIHB only covers travel, meals, and accommodations for Indian Status Recipients living on reserve, or Band members in Whitewood, Broadview, or Ochap Farms.

If you have any questions, please call Michelle at health, 306-696-3557.