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Notice :

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some services at the Porcupine Health Unit are being scaled back to allow us to commit more resources to the response plan, and to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.

The Porcupine Health Unit is currently employing their business continuity plan. Events, classes, home visits and community meetings have been cancelled or postponed until further notice. Please call 705-267-1181 or 1- 800-461-1818 if you have any concerns or for further clarification.

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Notice :

The Porcupine Health Unit has recently received reports from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, of possible blue-green algae blooms in Remi Lake, Moonbeam.

The Porcupine Health Unit advises people using lakes and rivers at this and any location to be on the lookout for algal blooms. If you see green water or scum near your property or water intake line, take precautions.

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Notice :

The Porcupine Health Unit has recently received reports from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, of possible blue-green algae blooms in Big Water Lake, Timmins.

The Porcupine Health Unit advises people using lakes and rivers at this and any location to be on the lookout for algal blooms. If you see green water or scum near your property or water intake line, take precautions.

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Kapuskasing

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

During the summer months of July and August our hours change to 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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