Porcupine Health Unit

Site: Timmins - Head Office

Service: Health Protection and Promotion

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Reports diseases to the Ministry of Health (mandatory reportable diseases, under the Health Protection and Promotion Act)  
  • Provides listing of reportable diseases  
  • Implements specific measures to control the spread of a disease during an outbreak  
  • Conducts pandemic flu planning sessions  
  • Provides information packages on control and treatment of head lice  
  • Collaborates on infection control policies and procedures in all acute and long-term care facilities
Provides information and resources on the following: 
  • Common Childhood Illnesses/Problems 
  • Communicable Diseases 
  • Pandemic and pandemic planning 
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections: HIV/AIDS
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm Jul-Aug
Areas Served Timmins
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-267-1181
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-1818
Fax 705-264-3980
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Located In Community Timmins
Address 169 Pine St S
Timmins, ON P4N 8B7
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Intersection Pine St and First St
Mailing Address Bag 2012 
169 Pine St S 
Timmins, ON P4N 8B7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared