The Porcupine Health Unit has a number of programs and services to help you stay healthy. Visit the following webpages for details on how we can help you meet your health goals.
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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.
In the summer, the combination of high heat and high humidity can be dangerous. The people at risk during these weather conditions include the elderly, people with chronic illness, infants and preschool children and people who participate in physical activity or are involved in strenuous outdoor work for prolonged periods. Follow these tips to avoid heat-related illness.
Vaccines protect an entire population by preventing the spread of disease from one individual to another: the more people immunized the less chance for disease to circulate.