Health P.E.I. services impacted by the bad weather include:
- Women’s Wellness Program and Sexual Health Services at The Mount Continuing Care Community Charlottetown
- Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab Program at Credit Union Place Summerside
- Sherwood Business Centre, Charlottetown: Community Flu Vaccination Clinic, cancelled
- The Mount, Charlottetown: Women's Wellness Program and Sexual Health Services, closed
- Credit Union Place, Summerside: Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab Program, cancelled
Anyone with emergency medical needs should call 9-1-1 or seek emergency services when:
- experiencing discomfort or tightness in the chest;
- experiencing unusual shortness of breath;
- experiencing abdominal pain;
- experiencing prolonged and persistent headache or dizziness;
- an injury may require stitches or involve a broken bone;
- a child has prolonged diarrhea or vomiting; or
- a baby under six months of age has a fever of 38°C (100.4°F) or higher.
Anyone with health concerns or who needs immediate health information can call 811 to speak to an experienced registered nurse for advice on the best course of action.
Information related to services impacted by the weather is available at healthpei.ca/storm-centre.
Health P.E.I. is encouraging the public to call ahead if they plan to visit any of the primary care or mental health walk-in clinics or have a scheduled medical appointment.
Contact information for primary care walk-in-clinics can found at healthpei.ca/walkinclinics.
Islanders with appointments at hospitals, clinics and other health care services are reminded to call ahead to confirm their appointment – or notify staff if they are unable to make the appointment.