Coronavirus - COVID19

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The City of Pembroke of Pines will adhere to safety instructions of Florida health officials regarding the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, which originated in China and has since spread across the globe. 

The Florida Department of Health’s dedicated call center for COVID-19 questions and concerns opened on March 2. It is only operational on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The phone number is 866-779-6121, or you can email

Florida Department of Health Call Center for COVID-19 - Days and Hours of Operation: Weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Telephone Number: 866-779-6121  Email: 

County Administrator Bertha Henry issued Emergency Order 20-13 on Friday, May 22, which extends Phase 1 reopening guidelines to beaches, commercial gyms and fitness centers, hotels and other commercial lodging, with restrictions, effective Tuesday, May 26.

 County’s latest Emergency Order

Get tested before returning to work.

Pembroke Pines Repealed Safer at Home Order

County Emergency Order 20-10 (05/14/2020)

Governor Executive Order 20-122 (05/14/2020)

Broward County Phase 1 Reopening Frequently Asked Questions

Florida Emergency Order - April 29 Opening Strategy

Pembroke Pines Emergency Order- May 11, Passive Parks

Pembroke Pines Emergency Order - Parks

ALL Governor Executive Orders

The State Price Gouging Hotline: 866-9NO-SCAM

CDC guideline for Essential Critical Workers

City of Pembroke Pines Emergency Operations Center Hotline:  954-565-9571

Emergency Order - Safer At Home Order

Messages From The Mayor

Mayor Frank C. Ortis Message to Residents - May18 (English and Spanish)

Mayor Frank C. Ortis Message to Residents - May 11 (English and Spanish)

Mayor Frank C Ortis Message to Residents - May 4 (English and Spanish)

Mayor Frank C. Ortis Message to Residents - April 20

Mayor Frank C. Ortis Message to Residents - April 14

Mayor Frank C. Ortis Message to Residents - April 6

Mayor Frank C. Ortis Address to Residents - March 31

Mayor Frank C. Ortis Address to Residents - March 25

Important Update Links

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Broward Collection Sites

Broward County Emergency Order 20-01 (03/22//20)    20-05

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America 

2019 NCOV Factsheet 

Community Mitigation Strategy (COVID-19)

The Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Q&A on COVID-19

Parks and Recreation: 

  • All organized sports have been suspended through the Parks and Recreation Department. Dog parks are closed. All pools have been closed and swim lessons cancelled. Playgrounds are closed. All recreation centers, Price Park and Towngate Park are closed, and programming and rentals have been cancelled.  Racquetball courts at WCY are closed, as well as the Fletcher Art Center and the River of Grass Art Park.

Family Resources

Dr. Scott Poland webinar:  Coping with COVID-19

Facts about Traveling

Local Closings/Cancellations/Postponements

Broward County Public Schools        Recreation/Cultural Arts

Passport Acceptance Services          Carl Shechter SWFP

City Hall/Bldg Dept.                   Utilities Customer Service Lobby

Important Message Regarding Florida's Reemployment Assistance Program:

Reemployment Assistance benefits (formerly known as unemployment compensation) are available to Floridians whose employment has been negatively impacted as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition to applying online, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is now accepting paper applications for Reemployment Assistance claims.  CLICK HERE rapaperapplication To Download Application.