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.
There are many incidents that can have a negative effect a person's health such as radon and blue-green algae. The Porcupine Health Unit works with many community partners to prevent or reduce any negative effects to area residents.
If your child has a preferred activity, encourage them to participate in it once or twice per week, while getting them to partake in a variety of other physical activities 3 or 4 times per week.
How to obtain a copy of your immunization record.
Information regarding Ontario's Immunization of Schools Pupil Act (ISPA) and immunization requirements.
Timmins, Ontario - Sunday, April 12, 2020: Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health of the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), is announcing that there will be an increase in the number of tests conducted for the COVID-19 virus, as part of a targeted Northern Ontario surveillance opportunity.
Timmins, Ontario - Thursday, April 30, 2020: The Opioid Emergency Response Task Force has issued a public safety alert. Through information received from emergency services, an increase in suspected opioid overdoses has been identified in Timmins an.d the surrounding area.
Infant feeding support and resources available in our communities.
Personal services settings provide non-medical procedures designed to enhance a person's appearance or sense of well-being, such as hair styling, manicures, and tattooing. The Porcupine Health Unit inspects these facilities to ensure that the public is safe from the transmission of blood-borne diseases, such as hepatitis and HIV/AIDS.