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.
Most parents know that using a car seat keeps children safe while on the road. Still, some parents believe shorter car trips are safer than others. The fact is most car collisions happen at low speeds close to home. A properly installed car seat can save the life of your child. The Porcupine Health Unit offers certified car seat technicians to help parents ensure their car seat is installed correctly. Drop by the car seat blitz Friday, June 2nd at the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board between 3 pm and 7 pm to have your car seat inspected and give yourself peace of mind knowing your child is safe.”
The Porcupine Health Unit will host a workshop about the Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum (CFPC) on June 6 and 7, 2017 .The CFPC is a two day workshop that will teach participants to develop falls prevention programs.
Join our Registered Dietitians for an interactive workshop on feeding your baby and fuelling your body with baby-building nutrients.
While we know we should all be eating a healthy diet, the cost of food items in our area can be barrier to choosing healthy options. The Nutritious Food Basket Survey is a tool used to help determine the prices of food in our area and how much of a burden it can be for some families.