COVID-19 Updates

The City of Pembroke is continuing to monitor the situation regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with the guidance of government and healthcare professionals across the province and the country. Throughout this situation, the City’s goal is to safeguard the continuity of Pembroke services that support the safety and well-being of our residents while ensuring the health and safety of our employees.

Effective Thursday, April 8, 2021, we are in a provincewide state of emergency.

All City of Pembroke offices are open. Members of the public are encouraged to continue contacting City of Pembroke staff by email and telephone where possible. When visiting in-person it is strongly recommended that individuals call ahead and book an appointment with City staff. All offices have posted entry guidelines including wearing a mask, passing a health screening self-assessment, maximum occupancy, and the use of hand sanitizer.

The Pembroke and Area Community Centre, Kinsmen Pool, and Pembroke Memorial Centre walking track were previously closed based on provincial direction. Playgrounds, The Rapids Skate Park, Rotary Park tennis courts, Kinsmen Park wading pool, and Kinsmen Park multi-purpose park are open. The Pembroke Marina and Riverside Park Campground (including beach and mini-putt) are open with regular operations and hours.

City staff will continue to be available by phone and email. To speak to a staff member, please call 613-735-6821 or email [email protected] between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Residents can continue to livestream council meetings on the City’s YouTube Channel or by watching YourTV.

If you have health questions regarding COVID-19, please refer to the Renfrew County & District Health Unit's COVID-19 website, call the Health Unit at 613-735-8654, or contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000. For information on COVID-19 vaccine distribution, please visit the Renfrew County & District Health Unit Immunization website. 

To receive email updates on changes made to the City's website (including the updates to this page), please subscribe to our website mailing. During the pandemic, updates will be emailed once per day.

Vaccine Information

https://www.rcdhu.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/RCD-Pop-up-Clinics-Aug-02-06.pdfSecond Doses

These priority groups are able to book a second dose appointment based on availability of vaccine:

  • All individuals 18+
    • You are eligible 28 days after your first dose of Pfizer or Moderna
    • You are eligible eight weeks after your first dose of AstraZeneca

You can register here. The vaccination clinic is at the Pembroke Memorial Centre (393 Pembroke Street West - parking lot accessible by Lake Street).

For the latest information on COVID-19 vaccinations in our region, please visit the RCDHU immunization website.

First Doses

These priority groups are now able to book a vaccine appointment with the RCDHU:

  • All individuals 18+
  • Individuals 12-17 years of age are eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine only

You can register here. The vaccination clinic is at the Pembroke Memorial Centre (393 Pembroke Street West - parking lot accessible by Lake Street).

Pharmacies

First and second doses are available at many pharmacies in Pembroke and across Renfrew County as well and may allow you to book an earlier appointment. Find a pharmacy offering vaccines near you here. If you do book a pharmacy appointment, make sure to cancel any other existing appointments you have so your spot can be used by other members of the community.  

Extra Weekly Dose List

All residents 18+ can now sign up each Monday for the weekly extra dose list. Individuals on the list will be called when extra vaccine doses are available across the county. To register, click here.

Parks & Recreation Updates

This section provides information regarding City of Pembroke Parks and Recreation updates.

The Parks and Recreation office is open but members of the public are encouraged to continue contacting staff by email or phone when possible. Any Parks and Recreation invoices or fees are able to be paid over the phone. The department office is available to the public via phone or email at 613-735-6821 ext. 1501 or [email protected].

The Pembroke and Area Community Centre and Pembroke Memorial Centre walking track are closed. The Kinsmen Pool will be opening on Monday, July 26. Playgrounds, splash pads, Rotary Park tennis courts, The Rapids Skate Park, Kinsmen Park multi-purpose park, Kinsmen Park wading pool, Pembroke Marina, and Riverside Park Campground (including beach and mini-putt) are open.

Building, Planning & By-Law Updates

This section provides information and updates regarding building, planning, and by-laws.

Should you have questions regarding building permits, please contact the Chief Building Official by email or phone at 613-735-6821 ext. 1331.

Should you have questions regarding planning matters, please contact the department by email or phone at 613-735-6821 ext. 1304.

Pembi's Picks: Physical Distancing Activity Ideas

Pembi wants you to continue to enjoy the City of Pembroke and its amenities while being safe. Check out Pembi's weekly newsletter in this section to see how you can stay busy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Programs and Services (Federal, Provincial & Local)

This section contains links to information on programs and services offered at the federal, provincial and local level of government. Click the header for the full list. 

Information for Businesses

Please head to our COVID-19 Resources for Business page (under "Business" heading) for information on government support, funding, business toolkits and more.