27 March 2020 – Two Cough and Fever clinics established in Charlottetown and Summerside

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: Prince Edward Island
Lead People/Agency: Health PEI

Overview: Health PEI has established two Cough and Fever clinics to assist in Prince Edward Island’s response to COVID-19. Beginning March 28 in the Charlottetown area and March 30 in the Summerside area, physicians will be able to refer patients with coughs or fever to clinics where they can be assessed. The use of Cough and Fever clinics is by appointment only and intended to allow for timely assessment while diverting patients with coughs and fevers from Primary Care Clinics, Emergency Departments, and Walk in Clinics
Full details here: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/cough-and-fever-clinics-open-charlottetown-summerside

Type of Justification: No justification given