COVID-19 Enforcement

The Chief Public Health Officer is authorized to issue orders under the Public Health Act as needed, such as fines to anyone who is not complying with the direction to self-isolate.

Read the news release about COVID-19 enforcement.

View the Public Health Order for COVID-19 Self-Isolation

Report a Complaint

Call 1-800-958-6400 if you have concerns that someone you know is not following the self-isolation or have general questions about COVID-19.

Complaints and Public Health Violations

Police agencies, conservation officers and highway safety officials are working across Prince Edward Island to ensure all residents and visitors to the province are in compliance with current public health orders.

Data as of August 30, 2022

Complaints Warnings

Random residence

checks for those

in self-isolation

Total Charges
1,116 228 1,452 256

Breakdown of charges

Illegal Entry

Obstruction of a

Public Health Official


Failure to


11 57 21 206


Charges related to public health violations can result in fines of at least $1,000 for individuals or $5,000 for businesses.

Anyone charged for a public health violation can choose to pay the fine directly. If anyone wishes to contest their fine, they will have to have their matter heard with the court.




Published date: 
September 13, 2022
Health and Wellness

General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness
4th Floor North, Shaw Building
105 Rochford Street
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6414
Fax: 902-368-4121