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The Porcupine Health Unit is committed to ensuring that all information on this site is available in both English and French. The Porcupine Health Unit uses accredited translators to translate materials from English to French. Please be aware that some information from external sources may be available only in the language in which it was provided. If you have any comments or suggestions about our website, please contact the Porcupine Health Unit by phone or via our Contact Us page.