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Alert :

An update from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change for the sampling at Remi Lake in Moonbeam has indicated no presence of microcystins, the toxin produced by blue-green algae.
The Porcupine Health Unit reminds residents to follow these precautions when algae blooms are visible in the water.

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Alert :

The town of Hearst has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) effective October 17, 2017. The advisory affects the residents of Hearst on Pearson Street and Frost 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.

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Alert :

The town of Hornepayne has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) effective October 2, 2017.
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.

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Notice :

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. 

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