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Have you recently been exposed to COVID-19, had symptoms, or tested positive? Be aware that the guidance has changed. See our page Symptoms, Testing, Isolation for details.


Alert :

The Porcupine Health Unit has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) at Shillington Apartments (1037 Highway 577) in Shillington. Residents affected are required to bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute prior to use or use bottled water. See our Boil Water Advisory page for tips on using water safely during a BWA. An update will be posted once the Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for all those affected.



The Matheson 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.