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Islanders 60 years and older among those now eligible for second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine to increase protection
Prince Edward Island is expanding eligibility for second booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to include all Islanders 60 years of age and older living in the community to increase their protection against COVID-19 and its variants. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommended a...
Masks strongly recommended in indoor spaces and still required in high-risk areas; Legal requirement to isolate continues
Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, strongly recommends that individuals continue to wear masks in indoor settings and reminds Islanders that masks are still required in high risk areas effective May 6, 2022. “Masks are an important layer of protection, especially for those at risk...
Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, announces that wastewater collection to test for COVID-19 (SARS-Co V-2) will begin on May 5th, 2022 in Charlottetown and Summerside. Testing and monitoring wastewater (sewage) for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 will detect the presence of COVID-19...
Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, announced that Prince Edward Island will be ending the mandate to wear masks in indoor public places on May 6, 2022. Starting on May 6th masks will be highly recommended in most indoor settings and will still be required in some high risk areas...
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, - Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, encourages Islanders to continue prevention measures learned over the last two years this holiday weekend, especially when attending events and gatherings. This is an important time for friends and family to...
Islanders 70 years and older among those now eligible for second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine to increase protection
Prince Edward Island is now offering a second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to Islanders 70 years of age and older and other populations to increase their protection against COVID-19 and its variants. Earlier this week, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommended a second...
State of Public Health Emergency to be lifted with move to Step 3 of Moving On plan at midnight; isolation for positive cases and mask mandate continue
Step 3 of Prince Edward Island’s Moving On Plan, a guide to help the province transition out of the COVID-19 pandemic, begins tonight, Tuesday, April 5 at 11:59 pm. “Our response to the pandemic has been strengthened by the availability of vaccines and therapeutics, despite the emergence of more...
Step 2 of Prince Edward Island’s Moving On Plan, a guide to help the province transition out of the COVID-19 pandemic, begins today, Thursday, March 17. “Although step 2 of the Moving On Plan means some public health restrictions are now lessened, it does not mean the pandemic is over, it means...
Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, has announced new changes to COVID-19 testing requirements in Prince Edward Island. “We have been fortunate in PEI to have had great access to testing during this pandemic. At this stage in the response we need to ensure our testing resources are...
Self-isolation changes for close contacts and unvaccinated travelers; PEI Vax Pass to be discontinued; booster doses now available for those 12 to 17 years of age
Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, has announced new changes to isolation requirements and the discontinuation of the PEI Vax Pass. “These changes are not a signal that COVID-19 is behind us, rather that we are taking steps to allow us to live sustainably with the virus. We will...