COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Saturday, March 27

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Cars line up in February at the drive-thru testing clinic at Summerside's Slemon Park. The clinic has delayed opening Saturday due to poor weather. (Brittany Spencer/CBC - image credit)
Cars line up in February at the drive-thru testing clinic at Summerside's Slemon Park. The clinic has delayed opening Saturday due to poor weather. (Brittany Spencer/CBC - image credit)

COVID-19 testing clinics in Borden-Carleton and at Slemon Park are closed for the day due to poor weather, and vaccine clinics in Charlottetown and Summerside have been moved to Tuesday.

The Charlottetown vaccine clinic and the Summerside vaccine clinic have both been rescheduled until Tuesday at their new locations at Eastlink Centre and Holland College, respectively, with appointment times remaining the same.

Those with appointments Saturday will receive an automated message from Skip the Waiting Room confirming the new appointment time, date and location. People with questions about their appointment can call 1-844-975-3303.

Phone lines are open Saturday until 4 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

P.E.I. confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. All three cases are related to travel outside of the Atlantic region.

The Island has had 156 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, with no deaths or hospitalizations. There are now 12 active cases on the Island.

Elsewhere in the Atlantic region:

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These Islanders are currently eligible for a vaccine

  • People over 70.

  • People 18 to 29 who cannot work virtually and have interactions with the public.

  • Firefighters, police officers, power-line workers.

  • Residents and staff of long-term care homes.

  • Adults living in Indigenous communities.

  • Residents and staff of shared living facilities.

  • Truck drivers and other rotational workers.

Further resources

Reminder about symptoms

The symptoms of COVID-19 can include:

  • Fever.

  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough.

  • Possible loss of taste and/or smell.

  • Sore throat.

  • New or worsening fatigue.

  • Headache.

  • Shortness of breath.

  • Runny nose.

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