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Islanders are invited to provide their feedback on the Pharmacy Plus PEI program, launched last year, through an online survey available until the end of October. Island residents 18 years of age and older can take part in the anonymous survey. The information gathered will help with ongoing...
New changes to PEI’s Gender Affirming Care Procedure Coverage Policy gives gender diverse Islanders access to more gender affirming care. The changes expand the list of covered procedures first set out in 2019 and establishes Prince Edward Island as a leader in its approach to insuring gender...
Health PEI is recruiting Mental Health and Addictions volunteers to work one-on-one with patients at facilities across the Island. Mental Health and Addictions is hosting an information session on Wednesday, July 26 between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Gazebo at Hillsborough Hospital. Stop by to learn...
Islanders who are currently enrolled in the P.E.I Insulin Pump Program and P.E.I. Glucose Sensor Program are encouraged to reapply as soon as possible to ensure their benefits continue. June 30, 2023 is the deadline to reapply for both programs. Application processing may take 3-4 weeks depending...
Eligibility cards for the Provincial Dental Care Program (PDCP) expire June 30th, 2023 and Islanders enrolled in the program are encouraged to reapply as soon as possible to keep receiving benefits. Patient eligibility must be confirmed for the upcoming program year, which begins July 1, 2023,...
Women’s Wellness and Sexual Health Services becomes Sexual Health, Options & Reproductive Services (SHORS)
Health PEI has changed the name of the Women’s Wellness and Sexual Health Services to Sexual Health, Options & Reproductive Services (SHORS). The new name more accurately reflects the population it serves in a more inclusive manner. “The language we use in healthcare is important,” said Andrew...
P.E.I.’s Out-of-Province Medical Travel Support Program now includes a gas card for eligible Islanders travelling off-Island to receive specialized health care services. As of September 12, 2022, Islanders who receive travel support will get an ESSO gas card worth $100 as a temporary additional...
Islanders who need laboratory services such as bloodwork at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital now have the option of booking these services online through SkiptheWaitingRoom.com. The service will be expanded to the Prince County Hospital in September and to all community sites this Fall. The new...
Health PEI is asking for patience as high volumes of Islanders are requesting Paxlovid to treat COVID-19. Paxlovid is available for individuals age 50 and older regardless of vaccination status, or anyone age 18 and older who are immunocompromised or have underlying health conditions. Speak to your...
Health PEI will hold a series of public meetings about the use of virtual health care on Prince Edward Island. The feedback from these meetings will complement information gathered through the Virtual Care Patient Survey. The meetings will be held virtually on:, Wednesday, June 22, from noon until...