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Visitor Restrictions at Hospitals
March 21, 2003

Chief Health Officer, Dr. Lamont Sweet, today advised that Community Hospital in O'Leary has...

New Web Site Will Inform Islanders About West Nile Virus
March 20, 2003

Chief Health Officer Dr. Lamont Sweet today announced the launch of a new information source...

Enhancing Early Learning and Child Care
March 14, 2003

Health and Social Services Minister Jamie Ballem hopes the framework for cooperation agreement...

Picture Archiving and Communications System Goes Live, Island-Wide
February 12, 2003

Islanders now have improved access to radiology services in their home communities, following...

Premier, Minister and MLAs Examine Progress at New Hospital
January 31, 2003

Premier Pat Binns, and Health and Social Services Minister Jamie Ballem, along with Members...

Restructured Health Organizations Assume New Responsibilities
December 13, 2002

Health and Social Services Minister Jamie Ballem advised today that implementation of the...

Health Ministers Meet to Discuss Future of Health Care
December 6, 2002

Health and Social Services Minister Jamie Ballem said today's meeting of health ministers...

PEI Healthy Eating Alliance's Healthy Eating Strategy Announced
December 5, 2002

A new healthy eating strategy was announced today by the PEI Healthy Eating Alliance to improve...

Premier Binns Comments on the Romanow Report on the Future of Health Care
November 28, 2002

Premier Pat Binns offered official reaction to the final report on the Commission on the Future...

Health Officials Release Preliminary Results of E. Coli Investigation
November 26, 2002

Chief Health Officer Dr. Lamont Sweet advised today that the source of the E. coli outbreak...

Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Social Services Focuses on Children, Families and Disabilities
November 22, 2002

Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers responsible for Social Services met today in...

New Act to Protect Islanders from Second-Hand Smoke and Create Safe and Healthy Workplaces
November 19, 2002

Health and Social Services Minister Jamie Ballem tabled a new Smoke-Free Places Act in the...

Survey Says Alcohol and Cannabis Use Among PEI Students Remains Stable While Tobacco Use Decreases
November 19, 2002

According to the 2002 Prince Edward Island Student Drug Survey, half of adolescent students...

E-Coli Situation at Hillsborough Hospital Being Addressed
November 8, 2002

Health officials advised today that every effort is being made to determine the source of...

New Sponsorship Program to Support Future Speech Language Pathologists
November 4, 2002

Health and Social Services Minister Jamie Ballem announced a new program today to support...

Federal and Provincial Governments Make Major Investment in Young Children and Families
November 1, 2002

Pat Binns, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and federal Solicitor General Wayne Easter, together...

Minister Supports Many Recommendations of Senate Health Care Study
October 25, 2002

Health and Social Services Minister Jamie Ballem expressed support for many of the recommendations...

Campaign to Increase Awareness of the Importance of Having Regular Pap Tests
October 18, 2002

Prince Edward Island will launch its third Pap awareness campaign during Pap Awareness Week...

Flu Vaccine Now Available In Physician Offices
October 15, 2002

The annual shipment of flu vaccine for PEI has arrived and is now available in physician offices...

PEI Releases First Report On Common Health Indicators
September 30, 2002

According to a major new report, Prince Edward Island is similar to the Canadian average in...

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