COVID-19 & Respiratory Illness


Dec. 5, 2023: Laboratory Services Respiratory Testing Criteria (COVID 19/Flu A/B+RSV) PDF

Nov. 29, 2023: CEO Memo: Managing COVID & Influenza this season

Oct 13, 2023: Activation of Respiratory Illness (Covid-19 and Influenza) Immunization and Management Policy

See the documents below for current guidance and resources regarding COVID-19

(last updated on Dec. 5, 2023.) 


Infection Prevention and Control

Acute Care and Community-Based Settings - Easement of Measures PDF

Ambulatory Patient/Client Respiratory Illness Screening Questions PDF

Covid-19 Vaccine Information Sheet PDF

Inpatient Screening Tool for Suspected or Confirmed Covid-19 PDF

Long Term Care Visitation and COVID PDF

Paxlovid Core Prescriber Update PDF

Personal Protective Equipment

Point of Care Risk Assessment 

Provincial Protocol for Management of Patients in the Operating Room in the COVID-19 PandemicPDF

Routine Practices Risk Assessment and Algorithm for all Patient Interactions PDF

Laboratory Services Respiratory Testing Criteria (COVID 19/Flu A/B+RSV) PDF

See all Infection Prevention and Control pages.


Health Care Worker Information

2023 – 2024 COVID-19 and influenza immunization memo October 

Respiratory Illness (Covid-19 and Influenza) Immunization and Management Policy PDF

See Respiratory Illness Guidance, Documentation & Protocol for: 

  • Illness reporting and work restriction protocol
  • Staff influenza and COVID-19 vaccine clinics
  • Validation of influenza or Covid-19 immunization form

Resources for your well being


Vendors and Contractors

Vendors/Contractors Protocol Update PDF



Please follow the current visitor policy located on MedWorxx.

Health PEI Family Presence Policy PDF

Long Term Care and Acute Care Partner in Care or Visitor Respiratory Illness Screening Questions PDF


Additional Information and Resources


COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Prince Edward Island 

Communicable Disease Guidelines (Department of Health and Wellness)

PEI Pandemic Contingency Plan

Government of Canada



Last Updated
Tue, 12/05/2023 - 15:00