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  1. Testing Confirms Fentanyl in other Street Drugs
    Timmins, Ontario - The Porcupine Health Unit and Timmins Police Service are issuing an alert. The potentially lethal opioid Fentanyl is showing up in other drugs, specifically Heroin.
  2. Goat Please!
    Hearst, Ontario — The popular local Hearst Gardening Series continues on Monday, March 26, with “Goat Please!”
  3. Your Voice Matters Survey
    Timmins, Ontario - The Board of the Health for the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is working on their next strategic plan. An important part of the planning process is consulting with people who live and work in our communities.
  4. March 2018 is Nutrition Month:The Potential of Food!
    Timmins, Ontario — March is Nutrition Month. For 2018, dietitians will focus on the potential of food.
  5. Smoke-Free Ontario Act - How the Act Affects: Employers and Employees
    Timmins, Ontario - The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles.
  6. Growing Healthy Families Program launches Facebook Page
    Timmins, Ontario - The Porcupine Health Unit now has a Facebook page called "PHU Parents", dedicated to supporting all parents in the area.
  7. First Confirmed Influenza Case in the Porcupine Health Unit Area
    Timmins, Ontario - Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The Porcupine Health Unit is reporting the first case of influenza A in the Cochrane District.
  8. Influenza
    Timmins, Ontario - Monday, November 20, 2017. Influenza causes approximately 12,000 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths in Canada each year, according to Dominique Mongeon, a Public Health Nurse at the Porcupine Health Unit.