NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-nCoV)
As of Saturday, February 8, 2020, travellers advice regarding the novel coronavirus has been updated. Please see Travel Canada’s updated China page.
For the most reliable and up-to-date information, see The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) page on the Province of Ontario website.
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.
Information about the Novel Coronavirus, including links to other useful sites. Currently the risk to residents in the Porcupine Health Unit area is low.
The OSDCP is a new publicly-funded program for seniors. If eligible, seniors will be able to access free dental care.
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The Smoke-Free Ontario Act describes the control of sales and use of tobacco products within Ontario.
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.