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The Needle Exchange Program is available in communities across the province to prevent the transmission of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that is spread by sharing equipment to inject drugs. The program is a harm reduction initiative and offers services such as:...
Are prenatal and postnatal supports not considered an essential service?, Supports for new moms and babies is an essential service. However, some services may be provided in a slightly different way during COVID-19. We recognize in-person care is preferred, but to protect the health and safety of...
Clinics will be starting early October 2020., The best way to protect yourself and others from the flu is to get vaccinated each year. Health PEI Public Health Nursing offers Community Flu Vaccination Clinics in various locations across the province., What is new for the 2020-2021 year?, Due to...
To receive a flu vaccination, you must complete a registration form. Complete the top section of this form and bring it with you to a vaccination clinic.
Sexual Health After-Hours Walk-in Clinics, as well as visits in Souris, O'Leary and Alberton are, cancelled, until further notice., Note:, If you require a pregnancy test or condoms, call , 1-844-365-8258, and they can be mailed to you, if needed., Resource Link:, Sexual Health and COVID...
Pregnancy and life with a new baby may not always be what you expect. Pregnancy, the birth of a baby, or an adoption brings physical, emotional and social changes. Adjustments to the new roles and relationships are not always easy. It can be a time of emotional change and transition for new parents...
During the current COVID-19 situation, Public Health Nursing has moved to providing essential services. The Prince Edward Island Immunization Program continues to be offered during this time. This program provides safe and effective vaccines that protect Islanders against some communicable diseases...
Registered Dietitians with the Public Health and Family Nutrition Program support healthy eating, enjoyment of food, and positive eating behaviours, all of which promote healthy growth and development and prevent chronic disease. , What services are provided?, Services for pregnant women,...
Information about breast feeding your baby.
This booklet will help parents, families, caregivers, and childcare providers prepare, feed and store formula safely. It also includes information about the risks and costs of formula feeding to help families make an informed decision. The information is meant for healthy, term babies.