This 2016 guideline provides direction for Healthcare Providers on the prevention and control of MRSA in PEI.
Detailed information on adult immunization in PEI for use by Healthcare Providers.
Referral Form for Adult Immunization
This guideline provides information for Healthcare Providers on the management of an exposure to blood and body fluids in PEI.
The information in this report informs a Public Health approach to Cannabis Legalization and Regulation in PEI.
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.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory illnesses. Some coronaviruses can cause no or mild illness, like the common cold, while other coronaviruses can cause severe illness. Some human coronaviruses spread easily between people...
A graph displaying the cases of Hepatitis C in PEI from 2008 to 2017, stratified by age.
The Influenza Illness and Immunization learning module is a narrated presentation intended to provide education to registered nurses who will be administering influenza vaccine in Prince Edward Island. The objective of the learning module is to promote...
Fact sheet for the 2018 Influenza Inactivated vaccine.
This guideline provides information for Healthcare providers on the management of pertussis.
This document presents the 2015 summary results of the Provincial Infection Prevention and Control Program's Surveillance Data.
Week 08 - Feb. 16 - Feb. 22, 2020
There was localized flu activity in PEI during Week 08.
Our seasonal total is 134 lab-confirmed cases (75 A and 59 B).
The median age of cases to date is 25 years.
Nationally, in Week 07 influenza activity...
This document presents the 2016 summary results of the Provincial Infection Prevention and Control Program's Surveillance Data.
This guideline provides direction for Healthcare Providers on the prevention and control of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) in PEI.
What are the Notifiable Diseases and Conditions and Communicable Diseases (NDCCD) Regulations?
The NDCCD Regulations are pursuant to the Prince Edward Island Public Health Act and are intended to strengthen surveillance and the public health response to...
Tobacco retailers and consumers wishing to inform themselves about legislation, store policies, and staff training will find this 35-page document a valuable resource.
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...
What is shigellosis?
Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. The disease itself is commonly referred to as dysentery. People are the only source for Shigella bacteria. Shigella are extremely infectious...
Women in PEI: A Statistical Review is a statistical snapshot of the female population in PEI. This document provides sex-disaggregated data related to education, work and income, health, justice, violence against women and women in leadership. It...
Violence against anyone is unacceptable. Violence experienced by women, however, particularly intimate
partner violence and sexual assault, represents a unique aspect of the wider social problem of violence, and requires specific attention...
In September 2011 at the Annual General Meeting of the Prince Edward Island (PEI) Medical Society, the Society passed a resolution asking for a retrospective epidemiological review of suicides in PEI. It was suggested that the increase in the rate of...