BOIL WATER ADVISORY:
The Porcupine Health Unit has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) at Pine Ridge Trailer Park in Timmins. 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 Timmins 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, sexual health, and dental services.
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.
Provides links to the Designated Officer (DO) Manual and to ministry forms. The PDF file of the manual contains information regarding the roles and responsibilities for each individual, including the Emergency Service Agency, Emergency Service Workers, DOs and Public Health, methods of notification, assessing exposures and actions, and preventing of infectious diseases.
With a focus on healthy eating and physical activity, the Diabetes Prevention Program seeks to reduce the risk factors for diabetes and contribute to healthier lives. Along with community partners, we provide programming focussed on lifestyle behaviour change, training, screening and health communications.
Many people find it hard to stop smoking, but don't lose hope if someone you know quit before and started again!! Many people quit smoking every day and so can the person you care about! But only if they are ready.
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.
We work with school boards and staff to help create a healthy school environment.
Procedure to submit either a Statement of Medical Exemption or Statement of Conscience or Religious Belief.
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act describes the control of sales and use of tobacco products within Ontario.
Timmins, Ontario - The Porcupine Health Unit reminds you that it’s time to get your flu shot. Starting on Thursday, November 1, the Health Unit in Timmins will be offering daily flu clinics from Monday to Friday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., and every Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. - noon.