P.E.I. renews isolation requirements, expects to lift them at the end of November – CBC

CPHO shifts focus to encourage Islanders to get vaccinated and stay home when sick

Nov 04, 2022

The isolation requirements for people who test positive for COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island will remain in place throughout November, according to Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison.

“The intention is to extend that isolation part of the order, but it will be the last time that we do so because we’ll be adjusting the messaging about the importance of staying home when you’re feeling sick,” she said.

Morrison said the province will continue to monitor infection rates, but as they are currently declining on P.E.I., the approach going forward will be to emphasize staying home if you’re ill to reduce the transmission of all illnesses.

“Whether it’s influenza or COVID or other kinds of cold viruses, many symptoms are the same,” she said.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-renews-isolation-order-1.6640122

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