The Timmins 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, 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.
Motor vehicle collisions remain the leading cause of death and a significant cause of injury in Canadian children. A properly installed car seat can save the life of your child. The Porcupine Health Unit offers certified car seat technicians to help parents ensure their car seat is installed correctly.
Timmins, Ontario - The Porcupine Health Unit is hosting a drop-in “Car Seat Safety Blitz” on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board Ambulance Bay, 500 Algonquin Blvd East, Timmins.
Timmins, Ontario - The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is asking pet owners to ensure their pet’s rabies vaccinations are up-to-date. As of July 1, 2018, rabies vaccination has become mandatory in the Province of Ontario under the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA).
The vision screening program helps to identify potential vision problems in young children whose health and learning may be affected by undetected or untreated conditions. Many vision complications have no symptoms and can easily go unnoticed; fortunately, detecting a vision problem at an early age will have a positive impact on a child’s ability to learn.
Timmins, Ontario — Friday, June 26, 2020. The Opioid Emergency Response Task Force continues to see increased rates of suspected opioid overdose within the Cochrane District and wishes to remind the public, people who use, and their friends and family that powerful opioids and other toxic substances continue to be circulating in the area
Timmins, Ontario - There has been tremendous dedication of many community partners in response to the COVID-19 situation. The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) has collaborated with the Timmins and District Hospital (TADH), Timmins Academic Family Health Team (TAFHT), Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and the City of Timmins to establish a COVID-19 Assessment Centre to ensure access to those who require assessment for COVID-19.
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.
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