Over 120 staff work in Porcupine Health Unit offices across Northeastern Ontario.
In each of our communities, we work with a variety of health professionals and community members to improve the level of health. That way, everyone can live a longer and happier life. Good health is more than not being sick. Many of the programs you'll see is this section dig deeper into the things that make a community a healthy community.
When municipal services for drinking water and sewage are not available, individuals must look elsewhere to ensure that their drinking water is safe and waste is disposed of safely. Also, the water that is used for recreation needs to remain protected to ensure that people are not getting sick while swimming in area lakes or pools.