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Supporting Island families -, Starting this year, every person living in Prince Edward Island is eligible to receive a free flu shot. A flu shot is the best defense against getting Influenza, also known as “the flu" which affects the airways and lungs and is easily spread. There is no charge...
Annual Report for the Department of Health and Wellness for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.
Annual Report for the Department of Health and Wellness for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014.
Annual Report for the Department of Health and Wellness for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015.
Environmental health professionals across the province protect Islanders from disease and injury every day. The national Environmental Public Health Week (September 25 to 29) recognizes all environmental health officers across Canada who work to ensure everything from the safety of food to the...
The purpose of this action plan is to prevent and mitigate unintentional opioid overdoses and deaths among youth and adults in Prince Edward Island in PEI. The scope of the action plan includes the following areas of focus: Surveillance of opioid overdoses and deaths, Rapid response protocol to...
The information in this report informs a Public Health approach to Cannabis Legalization and Regulation in PEI.
The provincial government wants Islanders’ thoughts on what cannabis legislation should look like for Prince Edward Island. The federal government in April 2017 introduced the Cannabis Act which – if passed by Parliament– will legalize and regulate cannabis across Canada by July 2018. While...
The Chief Public Health Office (CPHO) is a division within the government of Prince Edward Island’s Department of Health and Wellness. The CPHO’s strategic plan for 2016-2018 highlights the division’s public health priorities over the next two years as they contribute towards achieving our common...