Last COVID-19 test clinics on Prince Edward Island being shut down – CBC

Province says fewer and fewer people were showing up to seek molecular tests

Apr 24, 2023

Prince Edward Island’s campaign to limit the harm done by COVID-19 is hitting a milestone this week as the province’s last community testing clinics close.

Health P.E.I. announced the change in a news release on Monday.

After being in place for nearly three years, no more testing clinics will be offered in either Montague or O’Leary, and the three-times-weekly clinics in Charlottetown and Slemon Park will end at noon AT on Friday.

“The move reflects the continuing decline in the use of testing clinics by members of the public,” the provincial agency said in the news release, which came a day after a spokesperson told CBC News that the Montague test clinic had been seeing an average of one person a week recently.

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