Moving Forward Step 3 and 4

(July 18, 2021)

Factors

  • The level of disease is low and transmission is controlled within PEI, Atlantic provinces, and Canada
  • Increasing levels of vaccination among PEI residents

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, access to testing and case management.
  • Some easing of non-medical mask requirements.

Family and Friends

  • Personal gatherings up to 50 people

Organized Gatherings

  • Organized gatherings up to 200 people outdoors or 100 people indoors, with physical distancing between households/groups of close contacts
  • Multiple gatherings permitted with a pre-approved operational plan, organized in cohorts of 200 (outdoors) or 100 (indoors)
  • Weddings, funerals, with physical distancing between households/groups of close contacts, up to maximum of 200 people (following cohort limits)

Sport and Recreation

  • Participants in activities and/or organized gatherings that require close contact (e.g. sports, performance, etc.) are limited to a single cohort of 100 per day

Business and NGOs

  • No restricted table numbers at restaurants. 
  • 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

  • Consider travel risks carefully and avoid travel to areas with a high incidence of COVID-19

Travel-Related Isolation and Testing

Travel within Atlantic Canada (including returning PEI residents)

  • No travel streams
  • Travelers from within the Atlantic provinces, who are fully or partially vaccinated, are be able to visit PEI with a PEI Pass. Individuals with a PEI Pass do not need to self-isolate or complete routine testing.   

Travelers from within the Atlantic provinces, who are unvaccinated, are required to complete a Self-isolation Declaration form. Unvaccinated travelers must complete a shortened isolation, with testing.

Travel outside of Atlantic Canada (including returning PEI residents)

  • Travelers from outside the Atlantic provinces, who are fully vaccinated, are able to visit PEI with a PEI Pass. Individuals with a PEI Pass do not need to self-isolate, with testing on entry to PEI.   
  • Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers from outside the Atlantic provinces are required to complete a Self-isolation Declaration form. Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated travelers from outside the Atlantic provinces must complete a shortened isolation, with testing.

International Travel

  • 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

DeptHW@gov.pe.ca