Please note that the Hornepayne office of the Porcupine Health Unit will be closed from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, Wednesday, November 29, Thursday, November 30, and Friday, December 1. If you require any assistance, please contact the main office at 1-800-461-1818.
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.
This fall you can get both your flu and COVID-19 vaccines at one of the many Porcupine Health Unit clinics in the area. The vaccines are safe and effective and the best protection available against flu and COVID-19.
As the colder months approach, illnesses like the flu, RSV, and COVID-19 tend to spread more since people are often indoors. To best protect against severe sickness or hospital stays, everyone should ensure their vaccinations are up to date.
The Porcupine Health Unit works to protect your health and prevent illness. Environmental Health ensures owners and operators understand and comply with Ontario regulations. The public can visit our website at any time and view the most recent inspection reports for premises, including food premises, pools, hot tubs, personal service settings, licensed child care settings, children’s recreational camps, small drinking water systems and tanning facilities.