Essential Workers from Out of Province: Guidance

You do not need to...

self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival to PEI before beginning work. 

You do need to...

  • monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 (cough, fever, shortness of breath)
  • report symptoms to your employer and if symptoms develop while on PEI, call 811 and strict self- isolation. 
  • when not at work site, you must adhere to self-isolation guidelines as follows:
    • return to and stay in hotel room.
    • do not visit friends or family.
    • refrain from going to stores, banks etc. that have remained open on PEI. 
    • you may use drive thru or delivery services.

Worksite recommendations

  • At all times, maintain, when possible, social distancing of 6 feet or 2 meters, from co-workers.
  • Perform hand hygiene and practice cough etiquette.
  • Do not present to work site if sick.
Published date: 
March 24, 2020
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

DeptHW@gov.pe.ca