Tour Bus, Passenger Bus and Motorcoach Guidance

Tour buses and passenger buses are permitted to operate with the following measures in place:

  1. Fifty percent capacity, with seating staggered to try to maintain 6 feet distance as much as possible.
  2. Strong recommendation to wear non-medical masks where physical distancing cannot be maintained.
  3. Screening of passengers for COVID-19 symptoms prior to entering the bus.
  4. Hand washing/use of hand sanitizer before or immediately upon entering the bus.
  5. Enhanced cleaning and disinfection of commonly touched surfaces of the bus.  

All businesses, services and organizations are required to:

  • Develop and follow an operational plan detailing methods to mitigate transmission of disease.
  • Take every responsible step required to prevent employees who are required to self-isolate from entering workplaces.
  • Develop and follow an exclusion policy that ensures symptomatic employees are immediately excluded from work activities. 
  • Ensure enhanced cleaning and disinfection of shared areas and surfaces.
  • Ensure hand washing stations or hand sanitizing products are available and accessible. 
Published date: 
August 26, 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