A Public Health Unit is an official health agency established by a group of urban and rural municipalities to provide a more efficient community health programs that are carried out by full-time, specially qualified staff.
The Porcupine Health Unit is a public health unit that serves Cochrane District and the Town of Hornepayne in Ontario Canada. The head office is located in Timmins, Ontario and there are eight branch offices located throughout the district of Cochrane and in Hornepayne in the district of Algoma.
Family Health Teams
Family Health Teams provide an approach to primary health care that brings together different health care providers to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for you – the patient. Designed to give doctors support from other complementary professionals, the Timmins Family Health Team consists of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who work collaboratively, each utilizing their experience and skills so that you receive the very best care, when you need it, as close to home as possible.