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Porcupine Health Unit

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information, and information specific to the Porcupine Health Unit region changes rapidly, but up-to-date information can be found at this link.

The Porcupine Health Unit has nine branch offices throughout Northeastern Ontario, serving Cochrane, Hearst, Hornepayne, Iroquois Falls, Kapuskasing, Matheson, Moosonee, Smooth Rock Falls and Timmins, and surrounding areas in the Cochrane District.

For information on the vaccines and Vaccination Clinics in the Porcupine Health Unit Area, visit the Health Unit's COVID-19 Vaccines webpage

All of Ontario except the Porcupine Health Unit region is starting the new phased in approach to reopening -- for more information on the extension of enhanced restrictions in the area (until at least June 24th), see the Instructions from the Medical Officer of health (dated June 11th) at this link

Transportation to vaccination appointments in Timmins, contact Vet's Taxi at 705-264-2333 for transportation free of charge
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Office Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
According to the Government of Ontario's COVID Vaccination Plan, which can be found at this link

Vaccine: Pfizer vaccine is licensed for use in people 16 years of age and older, including seniors; Moderna vaccine is licensed for use in people 18 years of age and older

Consult with health care provider if:
  • younger than 16 years of age (but between 12 to 15 years old)
  • pregnant, want to become pregnant soon after vaccination, or breastfeeding
  • have an autoimmune disorder or weakened immune system due to illness or treatment; or
  • have a bleeding problem, bruise easily
Application Process
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Documents Required
Valid Ontario heath card required for vaccination
  • For people without a health card, government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license, passport, Status Card, etc., can be used
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