BOIL WATER ADVISORY:
The town of Hearst has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) effective November 8, 2018. The advisory affects the residents of Hearst on 7th Street and Alexandria Street. Residents affected are required to bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to use or use bottled water. See our Boil Water Advisory page for tips on using water safely during a BWA.
BOIL WATER ADVISORY:
The town of Moosonee has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA). The advisory affects specific residents of Moosonee. For more information, see Town of Moosonee - Emergency Updates. Residents affected are required to bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to use or use bottled water. See our Boil Water Advisory page for tips on using water safely during a BWA.
There is currently a shortage of the yellow fever vaccine in Canada.
Travellers should contact the Porcupine Health Unit well in advance to inquire about whether or not Yellow Fever vaccine is required. The Porcupine Health Unit will then be able to advise you on your options including possibly travelling out of town to receive the Yellow Fever vaccine.
It’s time to get your flu shot. Book online or call us to pick the time that works for you!
Join the Porcupine Health Unit on November 29, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for Stay Ahead of the Game: A Concussion Educational Session featuring Dr. Charles Tator and Gordon and Kathleen Stringer. The best way to prevent concussions and brain injuries is to have knowledgeable teammates, coaches, parents, and colleagues.
Looking for information on cannabis legalization? Not sure what the effects or risks of cannabis use are? Find the answers to your cannabis questions here.
We can all help in keeping our communities safe. Accidental needlestick injuries and possible infections can happen to children, outdoor workers or anyone else who might come in contact with used needles.
How to obtain a copy of your immunization record.
Information regarding Ontario's Immunization of Schools Pupil Act (ISPA) and immunization requirements.
We have a confidential, easily accessible sexual health clinic. Our nurses and physicians provide a variety of sexual health services and most are available through our daily walk-in clinics. Some services will require an appointment.