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Masks Now Mandatory in PEI

Please be prepared to wear your mask onboard your next T3 Transit trip.

“Effective November 20, 2020, non-medical masks or face coverings will be mandatory in all indoor public spaces in Prince Edward Island.

Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, says the change is, in large part, due to the surging COVID-19 cases across the country.”

Masks will be mandatory in locations, including but not limited to:

  • Stores and retail businesses;

  • Personal services and salons;

  • Restaurants (except when eating or drinking);

  • Arts, sports and recreation facilities (except during exercise or when masks cannot be worn);

  • Places of worship;

  • Government buildings where public services are provided;

  • Taxis and public transit; and

  • Workplaces that are open to the public.

Exemptions to mandatory masks include, but not limited to:

  • Children under the age of 2;

  • Children under 5 who will not wear a mask;

  • Anyone who cannot remove a mask without assistance; and

  • Valid medical reasons, such as active breathing problems (most people with underlying medical conditions can wear a mask safely).

For more details and the most up to date information, visit the government website.


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