The first day with the emergency brake off brings 17 new COVID-19 cases to Porcupine Health Unit territory.  Fifteen of them are up on the coast; Timmins and the area between Fauquier and Opasatika have one each.


109,593 tests

2,018 positive

115 currently active

1,874 resolved

29 deaths

79,119 vaccines administered

47,797 people vaccinated

-Source: Porcupine Health Unit, June 25, 2021

The health unit has also announced that 12- to 15-year-olds can now get their second vaccine dose, if it’s been 28 days since the first one.  Book an appointment online or by phone… or go to a pop-up or drive-through event.  You’re encouraged to bring a parent with you.