DRINKING WATER ADVISORY UPDATE:
As a result of our investigation, there is no evidence of contamination to the drinking water of Barber’s Bay. The drinking water advisory has been lifted.
DRINKING WATER ADVISORY:
The Porcupine Health Unit has been advised of a potential concern for the safety of the drinking water of Barber’s Bay. We are advising residents of the potential Drinking Water Advisory (DWA) while further investigation is underway. We will be providing updates through the Porcupine Health Unit website and Facebook site once available. For urgent concerns, please call (705) 267-1181 or 1(800) 461-1818.
The Porcupine Health Unit will be closed on Good Friday (April 19) and Easter Monday (April 22). Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
You can save a life! How to recognize and respond to to an opioid overdose.
Having family meals on a regular basis is encouraged because of how it impacts what foods we eat and our overall health. Dietetic Intern Amy Boucher explains how eating together can lead to healthier eating.
Timmins, Ontario - The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is issuing a public safety alert. Through the Opioid Surveillance and Early Warning System an increase in suspected opioid overdoses has been identified in Timmins.
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act describes the control of sales and use of tobacco products within Ontario.
Call your closest health unit office to make an appointment for your flu shot!
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.