The Hornepayne branch of the Porcupine Health Unit is open Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to noon and Tuesdays-Fridays 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Call our office or our toll free number, 1-800-461-1818, for information about our programs and 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.
Timmins, Ontario - Tuesday, September 15, 2020. The Porcupine Health Unit will be collecting additional information from anyone who tests positive for COVID-19.
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 - Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health for the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), is confirming that the health unit has received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines for the PHU region.
Timmins, Ontario - Saturday, January 9, 2021. Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health for the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), announced “The Government of Ontario is extending the provincewide shutdown for health units in Northern Ontario to at least Saturday, January 23, 2021.”
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The oral health programs and services have temporarily changed as a result of the current COVID-19 situation. Staff is still available to answer your questions and to assist clients to enroll in the Healthy Smiles Ontario Program or the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program. Please call 705-267-1181 for more information and to find a participating dentist in your community.
Provides links to the Designated Officer (DO) Manual and to ministry forms. The PDF file of the manual contains information regarding the roles and responsibilities for each individual, including the Emergency Service Agency, Emergency Service Workers, DOs and Public Health, methods of notification, assessing exposures and actions, and preventing of infectious diseases.
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