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The purpose of the Influenza Immunization Policy is to provide provincial direction to Health PEI immunizers and immunizers in the community who deliver PEI’s publicly funded influenza vaccine to Islanders with the goal of reducing the incidence and impact of influenza in the province.
The Chief Public Health Office provides direction and guidance on the management and control of communicable diseases in Prince Edward Island. The following policies and guidelines contain information for health care providers regarding the prevention, identification and management of communicable...
The Influenza Illness and Immunization learning module is a narrated presentation intended to provide education to health care providers who will be administering influenza vaccine in Prince Edward Island. The objective of the learning module is to promote influenza immunization with the overall...
Monkeypox virus is a zoonotic disease, meaning it can be transmitted from animals to humans. Animal-to-human transmission may occur by bite or scratch, or through the preparation of bush meat. Monkeypox is transmitted by symptomatic individuals through close contact with lesions, bodily fluids, or...
The Chief Public Health Officer is authorized to issue orders under the, Public Health Act, as needed, such as fines to anyone who is not complying with the direction to self-isolate . Read the news release about COVID-19 enforcement . View the Public Health Order for COVID-19 Self-Isolation,...
PEI will receive influenza vaccine supply in September and October. Immunizers in physician office/clinics, PHN, and Long Term / Community Care Facilities can submit 2022-2023 influenza vaccine orders to the Chief Public Health Office using the online form below. To ensure you have supply available...
The Universal Influenza Vaccine Program provides annual influenza vaccine free to all individuals living in Prince Edward Island., What vaccine is publicly available for this influenza season? , The following influenza vaccines are available for the Universal Influenza Program for the 2022-2023 ...
The best test for anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 is a molecular test. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (even mild ones), visit one of the COVID-19 Drop-in clinics to be tested and self-isolate until your results come back. Rapid antigen tests are a valuable tool that can be used to assess and...