Moving Forward Step 2

(Estimated timeline June 27, 2021)


  • The level of disease is low and transmission is controlled within PEI, Atlantic provinces, and Canada.
  • First of two doses of vaccine received by 80% of PEI residents age 12 and older
  • Second of two doses of vaccine received by 80% of all long-term care and community care residents, health care workers in direct patient contact, Indigenous communities, and PEI residents age 80 and older

PEI Public Health Measures

Public Health Measures

  • Public health measures will continue throughout the summer, including physical distancing, records for contact tracing, enhanced cleaning and disinfection, promotion of and access to hand washing and hand sanitizing, wearing non-medical masks in indoor public places, access to testing and case management.

Family and Friends

  • Personal gatherings up to 20 people

Organized Gatherings

  • Recognized businesses and organizations can have organized gatherings, including on personal property, with an operational plan of up to 50 people; additional multiples of 50 permitted with a prior approval of the operational plan (up to 200 total); facilities who are able to demonstrate separate entrances/exits/bathrooms for additional cohorts will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Individuals (i.e. not a recognized business or organization) can host up to 50 people (including on personal property), with physical distancing between households/groups of close contacts for special occasions (e.g. backyard wedding) with a reviewed operational plan; no additional cohorts permitted.
  • Weddings, funerals will be permitted with a maximum of 150 people (in cohorts of 50).

Sport and Recreation

  • Current

Business and NGOs

  • Table size at restaurants of 20, with physical distancing between tables
  • Alcohol service only to seated guests

Education and Child Care

  • Full-time classroom learning in K-12, with cohorts
  • Online and/or classroom learning (with physical distancing) in post-secondary
  • Licensed and unlicensed child care centres at 100% capacity

Long Term Care

  • Enhanced visitation permitted if vaccination threshold is reached
  • Fully vaccinated staff may work at more than one facility

Travel-Related Public Health Measures

Travel Guidance

  • Non-essential travel outside of the Atlantic provinces is not recommended
  • Travel to regions of Atlantic provinces in red zones or with outbreaks should be avoided

Pre-Travel Approval and Travel Streams

  • Visitors from Atlantic provinces with no travel streams, and with a self-declaration form required, including vaccination status (and where applicable, record of vaccination), for permanent residents of NB, NS and NL
  • Visitors from outside of NB, NS, and NL must receive pre-travel approval under an eligible travel stream

Travel-Related Isolation and Testing (including PEI residents)

  • No self-isolation for fully or partially vaccinated travellers who have been in the Atlantic provinces for at least 14 days, with testing
  • Shortened self-isolation for all travellers from outside of the Atlantic provinces, and unvaccinated travellers from inside the Atlantic provinces, with testing
  • Testing at points of entry
  • International travel dependent on federal measures

Border Screening

  • Border screening in place

Frequently asked QuestionsFAQ bubble box

What to know more about travel regulations? When gathering limits will increase? Regulations for education and long term care? The answers to these and more can be found on the Moving Forward frequently asked questions page.

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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