Timmins, Ontario — Wednesday, August 30, 2023. The Boards of Health for the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) and for the Timiskaming Health Unit (THU) are taking steps towards a voluntary merger to strengthen public health in the communities they serve.
Timmins, Ontario — Monday, August 14, 2023. The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is set to launch a five-year pilot project in Timmins, becoming the first community in Northern Ontario to implement the Planet Youth Guidance Program.
Timmins, Ontario — Thursday, June 22, 2023. With the ongoing Special Air Quality Statements and heat warnings being issued for our region due to smoke from wildfires and extreme heat, the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is reminding residents to take precautions to reduce the risk of exposure.
Timmins, Ontario — Monday, May 15, 2023. Since 2021, the Porcupine Health Unit has been working with schools in the region to promote and improve the safety, sustainability, and efficiency of walking and wheeling to/from school through the Active School Travel initiative.
Timmins, Ontario - Wednesday, April 12, 2023. Results of the two mental health surveys conducted by the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) report that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to negatively affect mental health.
Timmins, Ontario — Thursday, February 23, 2023. On February 21st, community partners from the health, education, social and recreational sectors came together to explore a new approach to preventing youth substance use in Timmins.