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 with a stay at home order.
All City of Pembroke offices are closed to the public. City staff will be working from home where possible. Essential visits will be accommodated by appointment only. Appointments with staff must be made prior to arriving at City offices. In support of the province’s stay at home order, limited appointments will be available supporting essential business only during this time. Appointments with city staff will require a health screening process in keeping with established public health guidelines.
City Hall, the Operations Department, the Parks and Recreation Department and the Fire Department are closed to the public. The Pembroke and Area Community Centre, Kinsmen Pool, and Pembroke Memorial Centre walking track were previously closed based on provincial direction. The Rapids Skate Park, Krista Johnson Fitness Grove, tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball diamonds, and soccer fields within the City remain closed in accordance with provincial direction.
Playgrounds in the City of Pembroke are open.
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.
Council will be meeting virtually and residents can livestream the 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.
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These priority groups are now able to book a vaccine appointment with the RCDHU:
If you are in one of these priority groups, 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.
For a helpful guide of frequently asked questions from the RCDHU, click here.
In addition to booking at public clinics, adults 40+ can receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the following locations in Pembroke:
Many other pharmacies in Renfrew County are offering the vaccine. To consult the full list click here.
This section contains information on federal and provincial government updates as they relate to COVID-19. To see all the recent updates please click on the header of this section.
This section contains general updates from the City of Pembroke and other organizations as it relates to COVID-19.
This section contains guidance and information from the Refrew County District Health Unit and other heath-related updates. Click the header of the section for all health-related updates on COVID-19.
This section provides information regarding City of Pembroke Parks and Recreation updates.
The Parks and Recreation department office is closed to the public. 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].
Playgrounds in the City of Pembroke are open. The Rapids Skate Park, Krista Johnson Fitness Grove, tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball diamonds, and soccer fields within the City remain closed in accordance with provincial direction.
In this section you will find information and tools to assist with the return to school and daycare.
The Building, Planning and By-Law Department will open to the public on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
Should you have questions regarding building permits, please contact the Chief Building Official via email or phone at 613-735-6821 ext. 1331.
Should you have questions regarding planning matters, please contact the department be email or phone at 613-735-6821 ext. 1304.
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.
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.