How a diagnosis of premenstrual dysphoric disorder changed this P.E.I. woman’s life

Sharon Gillis remembers sitting in her doctor's office in 2018.In front of her were stacks of paperwork where she had been tracking her menstrual cycles, with charts and notes on how mood symptoms like extreme depression and anxiety always showed...

P.E.I. hospitals ‘weather the storm,’ but preparing for more COVID trouble

P.E.I. hospitals appear to be through the worst of the recent Omicron wave of COVID-19, says Health P.E.I. CEO Dr. Michael Gardam.The province lifted most public health restrictions on April 6, and the remaining major one — the mask mandate...

P.E.I. to get 100 doses of COVID-19 prevention drug Evusheld

A newly approved treatment which could prevent people with weakened immune systems from getting COVID-19 will soon be available in P.E.I. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison said told CBC News: Compass on Wednesday the province will get 100 doses of the antibody...

P.E.I.’s mask mandate ends May 6, CPHO says

P.E.I. is officially dropping its mandatory mask mandate as of Friday, May 6, according to the Chief Public Health Office. That means masks will no longer be required in indoor public spaces. However, the CPHO "highly recommends" people continue to wear them....

Province urges patience amid high demand for COVID-19 pill Paxlovid

Officials with Health P.E.I. are asking Islanders for patience when trying to access Paxlovid — and say physicians have now prescribed more than 1,200 courses of the highly effective COVID-19 antiviral.The five-day oral treatment is available to those classified as high...