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New policy to ensure that adults have immunizations up to date
(L-R) Dr. Heather Morrison, Chief Medical Officer of Health and Acting Deputy Minister; Health and Wellness Minister Robert Henderson.

National Immunization Awareness Week is being celebrated April 23 to 30 and the theme this year is ďBe a Champion and Get Vaccinated!Ē

Islanders begin to receive PEIís new health card in the mail
Health and Wellness Minister Robert Henderson unveils the artwork for the PEI's newly designed bilingual health card with Island photographer Stephen DesRoches who took the picture on the card depicting the stunning Darnley shoreline.

Islanders with expired health cards are beginning to receive PEIís new bilingual health card in the mail.

Emergency health services enhanced by new technology & ambulance
L-R: Dr. Scott Cameron, Chair of the Emergency Medical Services Board and Minister of Health and Wellness Robert Henderson.

An additional ambulance and a new computerized dispatch system are improving ambulance response times and the deployment of resources

New peritoneal dialysis services now available in the province
L-R: MLA Buck Watts and Minister of Health and Wellness Robert Henderson are given a tour of the provincial renal program at the QEH by Medical Director Dr. Derek Chaudhary.

Beginning this month, Islanders requiring peritoneal dialysis are able to receive life-sustaining treatment and support on the Island.

10,000 Islanders registered with the new PEI Generic Drug Program
Cathy McHugh, pharmacist at the Medicine Shoppe in O''Leary and Health and Wellness Minister Robert Henderson with Alicia Gallant from Alaska, PE as she signs up for the Generic Drug Program.
Cathy McHugh, pharmacist at the Medicine Shoppe in O'Leary and Health and Wellness Minister Robert Henderson with Alicia Gallant from Alaska, PE as she signs up for the Generic Drug Program.

More than 10,000 Islanders have registered for the PEI Generic Drug Program since it was introduced in October 2015.

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