Failure to abide by the Public Health Act results in $1,050 fine

November 29, 2021
Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island

News release

A 41-year-old woman has been issued a $1,050 fine for failing to abide by the Public Health Act in Borden-Carleton, PEI.

On November 15, 2021, the East Prince RCMP responded to a call for assistance at the Confederation Bridge COVID-19 screening facility. A woman refused to provide information to Public Health staff or allow herself to be tested as required by the Public Health Act.

She was charged and fined $1,050 for failing to comply with the Public Health Act.

"Public Health Act measures are in place for the safety and protection of all Islanders," said Cpl. Lisa Jones with the Prince District RCMP. "We all must follow the regulations put in place by the Chief Public Health Office to help safeguard our citizens."

The PEI RCMP would also like to remind the public that under the current Public Health Act, government-issued proof of vaccination is required to access some businesses, venues and services, and that additional screening requirements, such as COVID-19 testing, are in place at entry points to the Island.


Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Jones
Prince District RCMP

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