Due to a provincial vaccine supply issue, MODERNA is the ONLY vaccine available to adults aged 30 years and older.
Hearst 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, travel vaccines, and sexual health.
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.
Timmins, Ontario - Friday, February 12, 2021. Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health for the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), reports that the PHU has been notified that a second and third confirmed COVID-19 test result have screened positive for a possible variant of concern (VOC).
Price list for vaccines available at the Porcupine Health Unit.
Illnesses can be passed to people through other sources, such as a mosquito or a tick bite. These illnesses are not currently widespread in the Northeastern Ontario area. There is a possibility that, as a result of changes in climate and migration, the mosquitos and ticks that are capable of causing illnesses could one day be a concern.
One or several intervention services may be offered to your child depending on your child's speech and language needs.
The speech-language pathologist and speech-language assistant will work together to provide services for you and your child.
Whether you're a parent, or taking care of an older adult, the Porcupine Health Unit has a number of programs and services that can help.
Your hands play a major role in the spread of germs that cause illness. Unwashed hands carry bacteria and viruses that cause infections, such as colds and influenza. Everyone can work together to prevent the spread of illness. In addition to washing your hands, get immunized, cough and sneeze into a tissue or your sleeve, stay home if you are sick, and keep commonly touched surfaces clean.
Timmins, Ontario — Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Hockey season for the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) begins this week and they are getting back on the ice with the added protection of the COVID-19 vaccine. The league has been working with participating northern health units to help promote vaccine uptake and to ultimately help protect our communities against COVID-19.