The town of Moosonee has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) effective June 5, 2018. 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.
Food served or sold at community festivals, fundraising events and farmers' markets are an important part of local life in communities across Ontario. Before planning special events, like fundraisers, or farmers' markets, take the time to do some careful food safety planning.
Dietetic Intern Jasmine Connelly introduces you to the food security campaign "No Money for Food is … Cent$less"
Many Canadians love to barbecue especially when the weather starts to get warm. It’s important to follow safe food handling guidelines to prevent harmful bacteria from spreading and causing foodborne illness.
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.
Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help. Often these opportunities are missed, dismissed or avoided leaving people more alone and at greater risk. safeTALK training prepares you to help by using TALK to identify and engage people with thoughts of suicide and to connect them with further help and care.
How to obtain a copy of your immunization record.
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.