Northern Health has announced the modified holiday schedule for their Connections program, providing transportation for clients travelling to non-emergent health services outside their home communities.
The scheduled is changed at this time of the year due to a reduction in demand, and to perform necessary maintenance on the buses.
As of Dec. 17, 2015, the Northern Health Connections buses will begin their last routes for the year. All routes will be start operating again on Jan. 7, 2016.
The call centre will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24 and reopen on Monday, Dec. 28; then will be closed Jan. 1, 2016 and reopen on Jan. 2, 2016.
The last routes in 2015 in the Peace Region/Northern Rockies see Prince George to Fort St. John wrapping up on Dec. 20, 2015, and Fort St. John to Prince George done on Dec. 22, 2015.
Fort Nelson to Dawson Creek will be done on Dec. 15, 2015, and Dawson Creek to Fort Nelson will finish on Dec. 17, 2015.
The regular schedule resumes for Fort Nelson to Dawson Creek on Jan. 5, 2016. Prince George to Fort St. John will operate again on Jan. 3, 2016, and Fort St. John to Prince George starts up on Jan. 5, 2016.
Routes for other schedules can be found on Northern Health’s website.