BOIL WATER ADVISORY:
Villa Genier (Cochrane) has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) effective February 17, 2022. The advisory affects the residents of Villa Genier. 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. An update will be posted once the Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for all those affected.
BOIL WATER ADVISORY:
The Porcupine Health Unit has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) at Shillington Apartments (1037 Highway 577) in Shillington. 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. An update will be posted once the Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for all those affected.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some services at the Porcupine Health Unit are being scaled back to allow us to commit more resources to the response plan, and to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.
The Porcupine Health Unit is currently employing their business continuity plan. Most in-person events, classes, home visits and community meetings are being cancelled, postponed or provided online until further notice. Please visit our Programs and Services page or call 1-800-461-1818 if you have any concerns or need further clarification.
Timmins, Ontario — Tuesday, May 3, 2022. The Timmins and Area Drug Strategy (TADS) is asking community members to complete a survey that is part of a research project by Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) residents looking at the need for and the feasibility of an overdose prevention site in Timmins.
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The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is working with local school boards to support the implementation of the public health measures in accordance with the Guide to reopening Ontario’s schools issued by the Ministry of Education and approved by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Ontario.