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The PEI Wellness Strategy 2015-18 is designed to address the current health challenges facing Islanders by creating a plan to mobilize all Islanders, communities, organizations and government departments to do their part in creating a province that supports and celebrates healthy living.
The guidelines and criteria to determine eligibility for funding of Scale-Up Projects through the Wellness Grant Program.
Prince County seniors now have access to a wide range of mental health resources closer to home. A specialized Seniors Mental Health Resource Team, now operating out of St. Eleanor’s Place in Summerside and clinics across West Prince, provides a mix of services for seniors experiencing complex...
Kindergarten students are receiving free eye exams and glasses and getting off to a better start in school with help from the Eye See…Eye Learn program. “The Eye See…Eye Learn program focuses on early detection of eye and vision problems in young children as they enter the school system,” said...
This policy provides direction to healthcare providers regarding the documentation and reporting of positive TST results.
Update on Zika Virus from the Chief Public Health Office
Islanders, particularly seniors, are regaining the strength, mobility and confidence needed to return to the community following extended hospital stay with support of the Restorative Care Program at Prince Edward Home. Restorative Care focuses on rehabilitating patients with the goal of being...
Expanded coverage of optometry services is reducing the need for referrals to ophthalmologists, visits to family doctors, emergency departments and walk-in clinics. “Uptake has been excellent for this new program which allows optometrists across the province to screen for conditions such as...
What are the Notifiable Diseases and Conditions and Communicable Diseases (NDCCD) Regulations? The NDCCD Regulations are pursuant to the Prince Edward Island Public Health Act and are intended to strengthen surveillance and the public health response to over 70 diseases and conditions including...