Interim Federal Health Program

As a newcomer to Ontario, you'll usually have to wait about six months before you are eligible for coverage under OHIP. You should apply for the program as soon as you arrive in Timmins. Short-term health insurance is available for you while you wait through the Interim Federal Health (IFH) Program.

If you do not have health insurance in the first 90 days:

Public Health Services are available through the Porucpine Health Unit which provides free active universal clinics, available by appointment, for services such as immunization and sexual health.