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Vaping and e-cigarette use may be presented as alternatives to smoking and tobacco use, but health experts are warning that vapes and e-cigarrettes are not healthy alternatives for young people. This year, as part of National Non-Smoking Week, public health officials want to raise awareness among...
A graph displaying the cases of Hepatitis C in PEI from 2008 to 2017, stratified by age.
A graph of the incidence of Chlamydia in PEI from 2008 to 2017, stratified by age.
A graph of the proportion of Chlamydia cases in PEI 2008-2017 stratified by sex.
The Chief Public Health Office is mandated by the Public Health Act and the Notifiable Diseases and Conditions and Communicable Diseases Regulations to control certain communicable diseases in PEI. The Communicable Disease Program contributes to this mandate through policy development, disease...
Cannabis - legal or otherwise - is a hot topic. Parents who provide their kids with balanced information about the effects associated with cannabis can help them make informed decisions. 1 Public safety and health protection, especially for children and youth, was a key priority in determining...
Prince Edward Island's 2017-2018 Annual Influenza Summary