Emergency Management 

Coronavirus Updates

Covid-19 Additional Info

The Nantucket Health & Human Services department is monitoring and tracking the Coronavirus (CoVID-19). For regular updates and to learn how to how to prevent infection, visit the Nantucket Health & Human Services page regularly.

More Helpful Links:

On March 10, 2020 Governor Baker declared a state of emergency. This order is to help communities facilitate and expedite the use of government resources to protect citizens.

Other Helpful Sources

  1. Emergency Management

    Physical Address
    4 Fairgrounds Road
    Nantucket, MA 02554

    Phone: 508-228-1212
    Fax: 508-228-7246
    Emergency: 911

    William Pittman,
    Chief of Police - Emergency Management Director

    Brendan Coakley
    Emergency Management Coordinator


The Town of Nantucket has adopted the ping4alerts! app enabling it to send alerts to residents and visitors regarding emergencies or advisories. Ping4alerts! is a free app that must be downloaded from your devices app store and requires no registration or personal information from users. 

Alerts can be sent to mobile network devices in small or larger geographic areas. These alerts may contain text, media, maps, links and other pertinent information. 

Ping4 Inc. is partnered with and recommended by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). MEMA’s director explains ping4alerts! features and benefits here

Emergency Information Sources

  • WNPD 105.5 FM - Nantucket Emergency Broadcast
  • WACK 97.7 FM - True Island Radio
  • NCTV18 - Nantucket Community Television
  • NOAA Weather Live Online
  • USCG Marine Broadcasts, VHF Channel 16 and 22a

Outdoor Warning Sirens