Health PEI Frequent Contacts
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 www.healthpei.ca/storm-centre 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 902-620-3872.
Immunization records can be obtained by contacting a Public Health Nursing office in your area.
Mental Health and Addictions
- Island Helpline, call: 1-800-218-2885
- Kids Help Phone, call: 1-800-668-6868
- Mental Health Call-in Clinics
- 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 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.
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 for a family doctor or nurse practitioner, visit Patient Registry.
To find out the status of your placement on the registry, call 1-855-563-2101.