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On October 17, 2018, the Government of Canada legalized cannabis for non-medical purposes. Non-medical purposes include recreational, social, spiritual, lifestyle, and other non-medical uses. The PEI’s Chief Public Health Office developed the PEI Cannabis Survey in response to a need to supplement...
This report presents children’s immunization rates (children under 18 years of age) in Prince Edward Island in 2017/2018 at three critical points in time: by age two years; prior to Grade 1 entry; and school-based immunization.
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 2019-2021 highlights the division’s public health priorities over the next two years as they contribute towards achieving our common...
The 2017 Prince Edward Island Children’s Report explores the relationship between the social determinants of health, health equity, healthy behaviours and health outcomes for Island children. Risk factors to healthy child development, cognitive development and the social environment are considered...
The purpose of this action plan is to prevent and mitigate unintentional opioid overdoses and deaths among youth and adults in Prince Edward Island in PEI. The scope of the action plan includes the following areas of focus: Surveillance of opioid overdoses and deaths, Rapid response protocol to...
The information in this report informs a Public Health approach to Cannabis Legalization and Regulation in PEI.