ATTENTION: There has been a change to our Doctor’s availability in the Sexual Health Clinic. She will be present on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. She was originally expected on Friday, October 18, 2019.
If you cannot access our clinic on Thursday, she will be available on Monday, October 21 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. as well.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, please call our clinic with any questions: 705-360-7315.
July 12, 2019 – Analysis of the sample indicated that an algal bloom was not present, however, additional toxin testing is being conducted.
The Porcupine Health Unit continues to advise people using Remi Lake to be on the lookout for algal blooms. If you see a bloom near your property or water intake line, take precautions for Blue-Green Algae and do not wait for results from sampling.
The Porcupine Health Unit is providing this notice because the Timmins District Office of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has notified us that they have conducted sampling at Remi Lake, Moonbeam on July 4, 2019 in response to a complaint of algae. Pending the results, residents of the affected area are advised to take precautions for Blue-Green Algae if an algae bloom is present.
The Porcupine Health Unit has recently received reports from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, of possible blue-green algae blooms in the vicinity of the confluence of Black River and Driftwood River within the municipality of Iroquois Falls.
The Porcupine Health Unit advises people using lakes and rivers at this and any location to be on the lookout for algal blooms. If you see green water or scum near your property or water intake line, take precaution.
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