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OK, Week 3 - Jan. 12 - Jan. 18, 2020, Summary, There was sporadic flu activity in PEI during Week 3. Our seasonal total is 18 lab-confirmed cases (6 A and 12 B). The median age of cases to date is 31 years. Nationally, influenza activity decreased in Week 02; however, elevated activity is expected...
During National Non-Smoking Week, January 19-25, 2020, Islanders are encouraged to quit smoking and begin living tobacco-free. Islanders who want to quit smoking can now access the province’s new smoking cessation program by contacting their nearest primary care network. The program covers the cost...
Health PEI is seeking a physician for one FTE Hospitalist position located at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) beginning May 2020. Located in Prince Edward Island’s charming capital city, Charlottetown , the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a 243-bed provincial referral facility, is operated by Health...
Prince Edward Island has a range of health positions available for nurses and nurse practitioners. Nurses make a valuable difference in the lives of Islanders whether it is providing care to patients in our Island hospitals, comfort to seniors in our long-term care facilities, or assistance to...
The Province has signed an agreement with the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island (MSPEI) to move forward on a physicians’ recruiting physicians model for PEI. “Islanders want and deserve better access to family doctors and specialists. Improving how we recruit physicians to the province is a...
Guideline for the case management of, Chlamydia trachomatis, in Prince Edward Island.
Fact Sheet containing information on, Chlamydia trachomatis.
This year provincial wellness grants are assisting 23 community groups to promote wellness and help Islanders to live healthy. The Wellness Grant Program provides $50,000 annually to support community-led wellness initiatives in the following priority areas: living tobacco free; being physically...
Opioids are drugs that include prescribed pain relievers, like codeine or morphine, as well as illegal drugs, like heroin. Patients can benefit from opioids that are prescribed and used properly. When opioids are misused, they can be deadly. Unknowingly, potent opioids like fentanyl may be put in...