As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) became a global Pandemic, Massachusetts and the Town of Pembroke responded to halt the spread.
On March 10, Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency, giving the Administration more flexibility to respond to the Coronavirus outbreak. The Administration continues to take steps to limit the spread of COVID-19:
On Tuesday, March 17th, Governor Baker closed nonessential businesses and government operation. Also on March 17, 2020, the Town of Pembroke issued a Local Declaration of Emergency Related to Health Concerns Surrounding COVID-19.
On March 24th, Governor Baker issued a Stay at Home Advisory. On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, he extended the closure of non-essential business and government operations and the Stay at Home Advisory to May 4, 2020 then extended to May 18, 2020. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020 he extended the closure of schools to the end of the school year and early childhood education and day care centers to June 29, 2020.
Pembroke Police Department and Pembroke Fire Department have a very important request for all residents who call in for any services:
PLEASE volunteer to first responders whether your are self-quarantining or experiencing flu like systems. This will help them prepare appropriately to assist you quickly, efficiently and safely!