Health PEI Frequent Contacts


For information about COVID-19, visit 

Health Storm Centre

Due to inclement weather and road conditions, Health PEI reminds Islanders with appointments at hospitals, clinics and other health care services to please call ahead to confirm their appointment – or to notify staff if they are unable to make an appointment.  

Health PEI will provide updates online at whenever health programs and services are impacted.  

Islanders are reminded to call 8-1-1 for non-urgent health care advice, or 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. 


For health care job opportunities in Prince Edward Island, visit Jobs in Health Care.

If you have a question, or would like information about applying for a position through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, email or call 902-620-3872.

Immunization Records

Immunization records can be obtained by contacting a Public Health Nursing office in your area.

Mental Health and Addictions

Mental Health Services:

Addiction Services:

  • Call 1-888-299-8399 or speak with your health care provider.

In the case of an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Out-of-Province Travel Support

If you are a resident of PEI with a valid PEI Health Card and have received approval to obtain medical services out-of-province, you may be eligible for travel assistance through the Maritime Bus Program, Hope Air Flights Program or the Hope Air Bridge Toll Program.

For more information and how to apply, visit the Out-of-Province Travel Support Programs.

PEI Health Card

You must have a valid PEI Health Card to receive publicly funded health care services in PEI. To apply, visit PEI Health Card.

To find out the status of your application or ask a question, call 1-800-321-5492.

PEI Pharmacare

PEI Pharmacare helps Islanders with the cost of eligible prescription medications, certain medical supplies and pharmacy services.

For more information and how to apply, visit Drug Programs or call 1-877-577-3737.

Patient Registry

The Patient Registry Program connects Islanders to a family doctor or nurse practitioner who is accepting new patients, whether you have just moved to PEI or have relocated within the province.

To register, visit Find a Family Doctor or Nurse Practitioner.

To find out the status of your placement on the registry, call 1-855-563-2101.  

Virtual Health Care for Islanders without a Primary Care Provider

If you are an Islander without a primary care provider you may be able to access health services from a family physician using your computer, smartphone or tablet. For more information, visit Virtual Health Care for Islanders without a Primary Care Provider.

Published date: 
February 1, 2023
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General Inquiries

Health PEI
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6130
Fax: 902-368-6136

Your Health Privacy

Media Inquiries
Phone: 902-368-6135

Health PEI Board of Directors

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are unsure what to do about a health issue or if you need health information, call 8-1-1.

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