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Alert :

Due to the potential job action affecting water operation, the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) may issue a boil water advisory, at any time, for the Town of Cochrane. For information about using water safely during a Boil Water Advisory, visit


Notice :

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 Cochrane branch of the Porcupine Health Unit is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m

We have regularly scheduled clinics available by appointment for immunization, 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.