Rabies Vaccine Program

If you require vaccination against rabies, the cost of the vaccine will be covered through the Rabies Vaccine Program.   

Am I eligible?

You are eligible for the program if you have:

  • a PEI Health Card; and
  • been exposed to (or at an increased risk of exposure) to rabies from an animal bite.

How do I apply?

There is no application process. You can receive the rabies vaccine at any hospital in Prince Edward Island.  

How much of the medication cost will be covered?

All costs of the rabies vaccine and immunoglobulin are covered by the program.

How can I contact PEI Pharmacare?

PEI Pharmacare 
16 Fitzroy Street
Sullivan Building
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Telephone: (902) 368-4947 
Toll free: 1-877-577-3737


Published date: 
December 3, 2015
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General Inquiries

Health PEI
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PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

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


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