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Public Health Nursing

Public Health Nursing provides services to clients across their life span in areas related to illness prevention, health promotion, and disease detection and treatment.

The role of the public health nurse includes the following:

  • Visits to families and individuals in need of assistance with health related problems;
  • Participating and co-operating with other divisions and government departments as well as voluntary agencies in health promotion activities in accordance with health education programs;
  • Disseminating health literature for public use;
  • Implementing immunization programs.

The public health nurse speaks to youth or adult groups in health issues and is a valuable reference for up-to-date health education material.


Locations where this service is provided:
SOURIS Health PEI - Souris Hospital Souris Hospital
17 Knights Avenue
Souris, PE   C0A 2B0

T:  (902) 687-7049
F:  (902) 687-7048
MONTAGUE Health PEI - 126 Douses Road, Montague 126 Douses Road
PO Box 3000
Montague, PE   C0A 1R0

T:  (902) 838-0762
F:  (902) 838-0770
CHARLOTTETOWN Health PEI - Sherwood Business Centre, Charlottetown Sherwood Business Centre
161 St. Peters Road
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

T:  (902) 368-4530
F:  (902) 368-4497
KENSINGTON Health PEI - Kensington Medical Centre
Kensington Medical Centre
(satelite office)
PO Box 511
55 Victoria Street
Kensington, PE   C0B 1M0
T:  (902) 836-3863
SUMMERSIDE Health PEI - 205 Linden Avenue, Summerside 205 Linden Avenue
Summerside, PE   C1N 2K4

T:  (902) 888-8160
F:  (902) 888-8153
O'LEARY Health PEI - Community Hospital, O'Leary
Community Hospital
PO Box 173
14 MacKinnon Drive
O'Leary, PE   C0B 1V0

T:  (902) 859-8720
F:  (902) 859-8701
TIGNISH Health PEI - Tignish Co-op Medical Centre Tignish Co-op Medical Centre
(satelite office)
248 Phillip Street
Tignish, PE   C0B 2B0

T: (902) 882-7366 (for Public Health Nursing Office only)

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