Published on August 05, 2022
Due to high temperatures forecasted, City Manager Brian Sjothun has issued a severe weather event declaration effective for Sunday, August 7.
The City is partnering with ACCESS and the Jackson County Library to open and operate a cooling shelter. The cooling shelter will be open Sunday, August 7 from 12 – 8 p.m. and will be operated by ACCESS at the Jackson County Library in Medford – 205 South Central Avenue.
The cooling shelter will provide water, restrooms, snacks, and cooling area and water for pets. Individuals may come and go.
The City has set up text notifications for citizens who would like to be notified when warming or cooling shelters are opened. Text MED4SHELTERS to 888777 to receive the latest on severe weather event shelters in Medford.
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