The town of Moosonee has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) effective June 5, 2018. 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.
BOIL WATER ADVISORY UPDATE:
Effective June 1, 2018 the Boil Water Advisory for Nagagamisis Provincial Park has been lifted. This is due to satisfactory water results.
Nagagamisis Provincial Park has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) effective May 24, 2018. Patrons 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.
There is currently a shortage of the yellow fever vaccine in Canada.
Travellers should contact the Porcupine Health Unit well in advance to inquire about whether or not Yellow Fever vaccine is required. The Porcupine Health Unit will then be able to advise you on your options including possibly travelling out of town to receive the Yellow Fever vaccine.
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.
Looking for information about sexual health? Got questions about birth control, pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, or sex in general? Our sexual health team can provide you with the services and answers you need.
Fill out a quick questionnaire to see if your child needs speech and language services.
Under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, smoking is illegal in the common areas of multi-unit housing. There is no safe level of exposure to second-hand smoke, and it can cause immediate damage to your health.
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.
With the Porcupine Health Unit's tobacco program we work to educate people about the dangers of second-hand smoke and deliver programs to encourage youth to never start smoking.
It's great that you care enough to help someone quit smoking. It's important to remember that, in order to be successful at quitting smoking, a person has to be ready and has to do it for personal reasons.
Instructions about what to do before you leave Canada, information about immunizations that are required if you are traveling outside of Canada, where to find travel advisories, and what to do after you return home.
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.