Special Leave Fund: This program will reimburse employers and/or a self-employed person without a paid sick leave program for sick time of an employee/person who missed less than 50% of scheduled time in a one-week period. https://bit.ly/3eF2Qr8
Emergency Income Relief for Self-Employed: This program will reimburse self-employed individuals who have lost at least 50% of their self-employment income. A maximum reimbursement of $300 per week. https://bit.ly/3pI7wCW
Emergency Payment for Workers: To be eligible, you must be a resident working in PEI who had employment impacts as a result of the public health measures during the period of December 17, 2021 – January 8, 2022 and meet certain requirements. A maximum one time payment of $500 https://bit.ly/3pF72NC
The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they must care for their child under 12 years old or a family member who needs supervised care. https://bit.ly/3EGRj57
The Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB) gives temporary income support to employed and self-employed people who cannot work due to a COVID-19 lockdown. https://bit.ly/3eJe6m1
The Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) gives income support to employed & self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they are sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19 https://bit.ly/3eElcbG
Also, if you are struggling it’s important to know that you are not alone. We have all been living in a state of chaos and uncertainty for 20+ months. There is no shame in asking for help if something doesn’t feel quite right and there are supports available for that too: https://lnkd.in/dUfz_szw
Following information from the Chief Public Health Office, the Town encourages the public and its staff to follow routine prevention measures, including:
- Washing hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
- Cough and sneeze into your elbow or a tissue;
- If ill with acute respiratory symptoms, stay home if possible;
- Limit touching your eyes, nose and mouth;
- Don’t share items like drinking glasses and water bottles; and
- Frequently clean surfaces like taps, doorknobs and countertops.
For up-to-date information on COVID-19, including the latest information, advice for travellers and FAQs, visit: www.princeedwardisland.ca/covid19 or call the general information line at 1-800-958-6400. Islanders are also encouraged to call 1-833-533-9333 for health questions, testing, services, and business programs, 8-1-1 if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, and 2-1-1 for community, social, non-clinical health and government services.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!!
PEI’s self-assessment tool can be accessed by visiting:
Home Learning Resources
COVID-19 Multi Language Resources:
Islanders Helping Islanders
Province Outlines Next Steps for Children & Students
Co-Parenting & COVID-19
Free Counseling Services