New Charlottetown clinic frees up inpatient addiction beds
Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie tours the Charlottetown Addictions Clinic with Dr. Peter Hooley and is shown how methodone treatment is prepared.
A new physician-led addictions clinic in Charlottetown is helping hundreds of Islanders to get their lives back.
Island students have more opportunities to be physically active
(L-R): Barb Mullaly, member of the go!PEI Steering Committee; Minister Currie; Lieutenant Governor Frank Lewis; Cam Beach, Charlottetown Canadian Tire Dealer; Premier Ghiz.
The provincial government is partnering with Canadian Tire to provide physical activity equipment to Prince Edward Island schools.
Program offers eye exam and glasses to kindergarten children
Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie reads with students at West Kent school.
A new program called Eye See...Eye Learn, will help kindergarten children with eye and vision problems.
go!PEI January Mini-Challenge
The January Mini-Challenge is aimed at helping Islanders make small changes to their lifestyle to boost physical and mental health.
go!PEI is challenging all Islanders to aim for a healthier and happier new year. Download a calendar from the go!PEI website and check each day off as you complete the activity. The more activities you complete, the more ballots you will receive for a chance to win prizes.
Province partners with Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program
Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie meets with Red Cross staff and volunteers. (L-R): Jan Barnes; Erin Keilly; Laura Johnson-Montigny, provincial director of the Canadian Red Cross in PEI; Minister Currie; Brad Barnes.
Islanders recovering from an injury or illness at home will soon have access to a variety of health equipment through the greatly expanded Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP).