We start the week at 407 cases of COVID-19 in our region, following the addition of 12 late Friday afternoon and three on Saturday.  Most are in Timmins, the rest somewhere between Smooth Rock Falls and Matheson.

The Porcupine Health Unit has lowered the age of eligibility for vaccination to anyone born in 1961 or earlier.


Kapuskasing – Sports Palace – Sat., April 17 and Tues., April 20

Smooth Rock Falls – Community Centre – Sun., April 19

Hearst – Laude Larose Arena – Mon., April 19

Appointments are mandatory.  Call the health unit or go to its website for information and booking.