The Moosonee 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.
It is very difficult for most smokers to stop smoking. The longer a person smokes, the more of their daily activities and moods become linked to their smoking habit and the harder it may be to give it up. Quitting smoking isn't easy but it is possible.
Over 80 percent of Ontarians receive their drinking water from municipal drinking water systems. Those that do not have access, install some sort of private drinking water system, they may have a well or they may draw and treat water from surrounding surface water sources.
Timmins, Ontario - Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health for the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), is offering guidance and clarification on the steps that need to be taken to reduce the risk of COVID-19 for students and school staff.
Getting families to eat more vegetables and fruit is one way to have them live better and healthier lives. The Northern Fruit and Vegetable Program introduces elementary school children to vegetables and fruit two days a week from January to June. The Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Association provides a variety of produce to complement healthy eating lesson plans and resources to 10,000 students across our area.
Timmins, Ontario — The seven public health units in northern Ontario will be working together on climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation reports over the next two years with funding support from Health Canada.
Cochrane, Ontario - Friday, March 27, 2020 - Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health of the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), is reporting three more cases, for a total of 10 cases, of COVID-19 in the PHU area. She indicated that "We believe the cases are linked to international travel or contact with another case we are investigating."
If you are a parent or caregiver for a toddler or preschool child, use NutriSTEP as a fast and simple way to find out if your child is a healthy eater.
The Registered Dietitians at the Porcupine Health Unit conduct a variety of workshops and presentations for health care professionals, educators, workplaces and the general public.