Many P.E.I. businesses and services, including COVID-19 testing clinics, will be closed New Year's Day. Because the holiday falls on a Saturday, some businesses and services will also be closed on Monday, Jan. 3.
It's always best to call ahead if you are heading out to a store, but here is a partial list of what's open and closed New Year's Day and Jan. 3.
COVID-19 testing clinics are closed New Year's Day. The clinics in Charlottetown and Slemon Park will be open Jan. 2 from 8 a.m. to noon AT before returning to regular hours Jan. 3.
Municipal offices in Charlottetown and Summerside close Dec. 31 at noon and reopen Jan. 4.
Provincial offices will be open until 5 p.m. on Dec. 31 and reopen Jan. 4. Access P.E.I. in Alberton will be closed Dec. 31 due to staffing shortages.
P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission stores and Cannabis P.E.I. stores will close Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. and will reopen Jan. 2.
Atlantic Superstores will close Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. and remain closed New Year's Day.
Sobeys will close Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. and remain closed New Year's Day. Foodland and Co-op closing times vary by store, but all locations will be open until at least 3 p.m. on New Year's Eve and will be closed New Year's Day.
Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown will close Dec. 31 at 4 p.m. and reopen Jan. 3.
County Fair Mall in Summerside will close Dec. 31 at 5 p.m. and remain closed Jan. 1. Lawton's Drugs will be open New Year's Day from noon to 5 p.m.
Royalty Crossing in Charlottetown will close Dec. 31 at 5 p.m and reopen Jan. 2.
Murphy's Pharmacies in Summerside, Kensington, Morell, Tyne Valley, Wellington, East Royalty and North Rustico will be closed on New Year's Day. The rest will be open until 5 p.m.
T3 Transit buses won't be operating on New Year's Day.
Canada Post will not have delivery service on Jan. 3, in lieu of the Saturday statutory holiday.
Island Waste Management will remain on its regular schedule for curbside pickup, although some offices may be closed Jan. 3.