P.E.I. hospitals ‘weather the storm,’ but preparing for more COVID trouble

P.E.I. hospitals appear to be through the worst of the recent Omicron wave of COVID-19, says Health P.E.I. CEO Dr. Michael Gardam. The province lifted most public health restrictions on April 6,... Read more »

P.E.I. to get 100 doses of COVID-19 prevention drug Evusheld

A newly approved treatment which could prevent people with weakened immune systems from getting COVID-19 will soon be available in P.E.I. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison said told CBC News: Compass on Wednesday the... Read more »

P.E.I.’s mask mandate ends May 6, CPHO says

P.E.I. is officially dropping its mandatory mask mandate as of Friday, May 6, according to the Chief Public Health Office. That means masks will no longer be required in indoor public spaces. However,... Read more »

Province urges patience amid high demand for COVID-19 pill Paxlovid

Officials with Health P.E.I. are asking Islanders for patience when trying to access Paxlovid — and say physicians have now prescribed more than 1,200 courses of the highly effective COVID-19 antiviral. The five-day... Read more »

1 in 40 Islanders now has COVID-19

Prince Edward Island’s rate of COVID-19 has reached levels never before recorded, not just in P.E.I. but in any province since the start of the pandemic, according to figures from the federal... Read more »

P.E.I. to discontinue Vax Pass on Monday

P.E.I. has announced it will be discontinuing the Vax Pass next week. During a briefing Wednesday, Premier Dennis King said the pass, which is currently required to access certain services, will no longer... Read more »