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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...
As of April 2013, the Government of Canada began offering Canada Student Loan forgiveness to eligible family physicians, family medicine residents, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses who work in under-served rural or remote communities. Loan forgiveness can only be applied to outstanding...
This document presents the 2016 summary results of the Provincial Infection Prevention and Control Program's Surveillance Data.
Dial, 8-1-1, to access non-emergency health information. Dial, 7-1-1 (TTY), , if you are hearing impaired., What health information will I get by calling 8-1-1? , A registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to answer your health questions over the phone and will: , help you determine whether...
Winnipeg, Manitoba, - Alexa McQuaid, the 15 year old daughter of Randy and Katherine McQuaid of Charlottetown, has been selected to carry the flag and lead Team PEI into the Canada Games Closing Ceremony on Sunday. Alexa won a silver medal in the 50 metre breaststroke, finished sixth in the 100...
Supporting Island Families -, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s (QEH) new medical director Dr. Hussam Azzam is one of 18 new physicians who began – or will soon begin – practicing on Prince Edward Island since January. Dr. Azzam, an obstetrician/gynecologist, has practiced medicine for nearly two...
Olive Bryanton is one Island senior who is helping the province craft a comprehensive strategy for meeting the health needs of older Islanders. A Seniors Health and Wellness Strategy is being developed to improve care for seniors today and meet the health needs of Islanders in the future. Bryanton...