Issued: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
The Porcupine Health Unit is releasing information related to a potential risk exposure to the public related to the following travel:
Monday, April 26, 2021 – Ontario Northland train, scheduled departure time 5:00 p.m., from Moosonee to Cochrane, especially those seated in coach 2. The passengers in this coach must self-isolate immediately and call their local public health unit.
Other travellers are directed to self-monitor. If you are experiencing symptoms, self-isolate at home and call the Porcupine Health Unit COVID-19 Information Line at 705-267-1181 or 1-800-461-1818 or your local public health unit.
An infected person can spread COVID-19 starting 48 hours (or 2 days) before the person had any symptoms or tested positive for COVID-19.
If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, first self-isolate and seek testing through one of the assessment centres across Ontario. You can also call the Porcupine Health Unit in Timmins at 705-360-4819 or toll-free at 1-800-461-1818.
We all play a role in reducing the spread of COVID-19. Continue to follow public health measures: