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.
Join the Porcupine Health Unit on November 29, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for Stay Ahead of the Game: A Concussion Educational Session featuring Dr. Charles Tator and Gordon and Kathleen Stringer. The best way to prevent concussions and brain injuries is to have knowledgeable teammates, coaches, parents, and colleagues.
Timmins, Ontario — Thursday, September 9, 2021. The Porcupine Health Unit has been notified of a confirmed case of rabies in a bat from the Timmins area.
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Residents of long-term care facilities tend to be a high risk, vulnerable population to illness due to weakened immune systems and other health conditions.
Timmins, Ontario - Tuesday, March 2, 2021. COVID-19 immunization clinics in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) region are underway. Following Ontario’s COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation plan, Ontario’s Ethical Framework for Vaccine Distribution and working with the COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Task Force, the PHU is ensuring ethical and equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the PHU region.
Timmins, Ontario - Monday, April 12, 2021. Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health of the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), is declaring a COVID-19 outbreak at Iroquois Falls Secondary School in Iroquois Falls.
Timmins, Ontario - Thursday, April 15, 2021. Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health of the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), is declaring a COVID-19 outbreak at St. Anne English Catholic School in Iroquois Falls.
Timmins, Ontario - The Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 has been approved by Health Canada for children aged 5 to 11 years old.