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Meningococcal Illness in Long Term Care Facility
June 14, 2004

An 89-year-old female resident of Perrin’s Clinton View Lodge in Clinton who died last Thursday...

Mosquito Sampling and Dead Bird Reporting Resumes
June 7, 2004

The mosquito sampling program that started last year will resume this summer, Chief Health...

Six Seniors Honoured for Exceptional Community Involvement
June 7, 2004

Six Island Seniors received awards today for their outstanding contributions of time and talent...

Smoke-Free Places Act Marks First Anniversary
May 31, 2004

June 1 marks the first anniversary of the implementation of the Smoke-Free Places Act, and...

Early Intervention Crucial For Children With Speech And Language Problems
May 20, 2004

As part of Speech and Hearing Month, the Little Expressions Provincial Speech and Language...

Atlantic Provinces Launch Health Education Training Study
May 18, 2004

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Atlantic Health Human Resources Association (AHHRA), acting on...

PEI to Participate in Central Line Dialysis Pilot Project
May 7, 2004

Prince Edward Island will participate in a one-year pilot project to offer central venous...

Medical Residents Day
April 30, 2004

Tuesday, April 20, 2004, was the fourth annual Medical Residents Day. This day is part of...

Minister Urges Islanders to Learn More About Epilepsy
March 15, 2004

March is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, and Health and Social Services Minister Chester...

Take It Back! - Program Allows Islanders to Dispose of Old Medications Safely -
March 10, 2004

Islanders with expired or unused pharmaceuticals no longer have to wait for a cleanup campaign...

You Probably Do Not Know Who is Most Likely to Sexually Molest Your Child
February 10, 2004

The Provincial Child Sexual Abuse Advisory Committee will host a public information session...

Prince County Hospital Opening Dates Announced
January 28, 2004

Herman McQuaid, Project Director for the new Prince County Hospital, today confirmed that...

Stepping Out Gets Islanders Walking Again This Year
January 26, 2004

The Department of Health and Social Services and the PEI Active Living Alliance are pleased...

Prince Edward Home Closed to Visitors as a Precaution
January 16, 2004

Chief Health Officer Dr. Lamont Sweet announced that, effective today, the Prince Edward Home...

Recent Nursing Home Deaths Remain Unconfirmed as Caused by Influenza
January 8, 2004

The Department of Health and Social Services is responding to many inquiries regarding influenza...

Minister Proclaims Environmental Health Week
January 2, 2004

Health and Social Services Minister Chester Gillan today recognized the important work of...

Chief Health Officer Advises Islanders to Take Food Safety Precautions Throughout the Holiday Season
December 19, 2003

With Christmas just a few days away, Chief Health Officer Dr. Lamont Sweet is urging Islanders...

New Information Kit Helps Educators and Parents Deliver Healthy Messages to Children
December 17, 2003

A colorful classroom poster, teachers’ guide, parent handout, and children’s song sheet promoting...

Minister Gillan Congratulates Dr. Charles Duffy For Receiving Teaching Award
December 16, 2003

Health and Social Services Minister Chester Gillan today congratulated Dr. Charles Duffy,...

Hepatitis C Posters Focus on Awareness
December 15, 2003

AIDS PEI and the Department of Health and Social Services launched a hepatitis C poster campaign...

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