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The Prince Edward Island Annual Influenza Summary 2018-19 Season is now available.
The Department of Health and Wellness recognizes the importance of health promotion to reduce reliance on the health system and positively influence healthier lifestyles and community well-being. The Wellness Grant program has been designed to support local efforts to enhance community-based...
The Early Learning and Child Care Board issues a licence to a child care facility based on requirements specified in the Early Learning and Child Care Act . As part of the licensing process, Environmental Health inspects child care facilities and reports back to the Board. Activities under this...
The basic goal of this program is to protect the public health of all Islanders and visitors. Legislative authority for this program falls under the Public Health Act or associated regulations (scroll to Public Health Act and Regulations to display full list of regulations)., Nature of the...
If you notice an environmental situation that has the potential to cause injury or illness, you can report it to Environmental Health. Environmental Health Officers are available to discuss and, if necessary, investigate concerns related to health hazards such as exposure to untreated sewage,...
The Chief Public Health Office provides direction and guidance on the management and control of communicable diseases in Prince Edward Island. The following policies and guidelines contain information for health care providers regarding the prevention, identification and management of communicable...
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...