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Combining nutrition awareness and Indigenous traditions
A new cooking class is promoting nutrition in PEI’s Indigenous community by helping participants combine traditional dishes with modern methods. Melody Hyde, dietitian and health promotion coordinator for the Abegweit First Nation , delivered a program called Slow Cooked Dreams at the Abegweit...
Wellness grants helping Islanders to live healthy
Thirteen Prince Edward Island community groups have received provincial government funding this year for projects that promote wellness and healthy living. The annual Wellness Grant program provides $50,000 to support community-led wellness initiatives that address pillars of government’s Wellness...
Poster describing how to use hand sanitizer
A poster describing the steps to use hand sanitizer for infection prevention and control.
Guidance for Management of a Gastrointestinal Outbreak at a Long-Term Care/Community Care Facility
This reference document is intended to provide information and guidance to facilities that are experiencing an increased number of gastrointestinal (GI) infections where the infectious agent may or may not have been identified. Certain precautions taken by staff at a facility experiencing an...
Showing the benefits of supported employment
For years organizations like Inclusions East in Montague, Community Inclusions in O'Leary and Tremploy in Charlottetown have been helping Island residents with intellectual challenges find rewarding work in their community. Now, a new video series will show just how valuable their work is to...
Lessons in life, on the baseball diamond
Sports can be an avenue to friendship and learning for young people, but not everyone has equal access to these opportunities. A new free program, Girls at Bat, is offering the learning experience to Charlottetown area youth by exposing them to baseball. It’s a collaboration between the Women’s...
Cooking to Quit classes offer tasty, healthy alternatives to smoking
Many people who smoke are looking for a way to quit. A new program from the Canadian Cancer Society aims to help people replace their bad habit with some healthy habits. The Cooking to Quit program, launching February 2019 in Stratford and Summerside, provides smokers with training in cooking and...
New Stewart Memorial Home opens in Tyne Valley
Supporting Island families, The new Stewart Memorial Home in Tyne Valley offers long-term and respite care and improved services for Prince County seniors. The new facility has 22 long-term care beds and two respite care beds, grouped in two households, each containing 12 private rooms with...
Nursing Incentive Program Reference Form
This is the form to be completed by those providing a reference to the Nursing Incentive Program.
Food Premises Licensing and Inspection
A valid licence is required to operate a food premises or to prepare and/or serve food to the public at any location in PEI. The licence expires each year on March 31st. Apply for a Licence to Operate a Food Premises. Environmental Health Officers in PEI regularly inspect a licensed food premises...