BOIL WATER ADVISORY:
The town of Moosonee has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA). The advisory affects specific residents of Moosonee. For more information, see Town of Moosonee- Emergency Updates. Residents affected are required to bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to use or use bottled water. See our Boil Water Advisory page for tips on using water safely during a BWA.
The Moosonee branch of the Porcupine Health Unit is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
During the summer months of July and August our hours change to 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
We have regularly scheduled clinics available by appointment for immunization, travel vaccines, and sexual health
For after hours emergency inspection service, please call our toll free number, 1-800-461-1818, where someone can be reached 24 hours a day.
Timmins, Ontario — March is Nutrition Month. For 2018, dietitians will focus on the potential of food.
Timmins, Ontario - The Porcupine Health Unit is asking for the public’s help in supporting the “No Money for Food is … Cent$less” Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to make poverty reduction a priority for the June 2018 provincial election.
Getting families to eat more vegetables and fruit is one way to have them live better and healthier lives. The Northern Fruit and Vegetable Program introduces elementary school children to vegetables and fruit two days a week from January to June. The Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Association provides a variety of produce to complement healthy eating lesson plans and resources to over 9,500 students across our area.
If you are a parent or caregiver for a toddler or preschool child, use NutriSTEP as a fast and simple way to find out if your child is a healthy eater.
The Registered Dietitians at the Porcupine Health Unit conduct a variety of workshops and presentations for health care professionals, educators, workplaces and the general public.
While we know we should all be eating a healthy diet, the cost of food items in our area can be barrier to choosing healthy options. The Nutritious Food Basket Survey is a tool used to help determine the prices of food in our area and how much of a burden it can be for some families.
All parents have one thing in common - they all want their children to grow up being caring, responsible and healthy adults. The Growing Healthy Families Program is here to help you with good, proven to work advice at the right time can be a big help.
Sport and physical activity can be a powerful force for individual and social growth and development.