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 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 p.m. 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.
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—Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Mother’s mental health is the focus of Steps to Wellness, a workshop hosted by the Porcupine Health Unit. The event, held in partnership with the Ontario Early Years Centre, will take place on Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Porcupine Health Unit, located at 169 Pine Street South in Timmins.
Timmins, Ontario - Monday, July 31, 2017. The Porcupine Health Unit, in partnership with the Timmins Police, will be hosting a “Summer Bike Safety Blitz” on Wednesday, August 2 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lions Club Park (McIntyre Community Centre Property) opposite the McIntyre Arena in Schumacher.
Many people find it hard to stop smoking, but even if you're someone who's quit before and started again, don't lose hope!! Many people quit smoking every day and you can too!
Timmins, Ontario—Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The Porcupine Health Unit’s new Breastfeeding Clinic is now offering appointments at the Timmins office.
We have a confidential, easily accessible sexual health clinic. Our nurses and physicians provide a variety of sexual health services and most are available through our daily walk-in clinics. Some services will require an appointment.