Cooling Shelter Open in Medford Saturday & Sunday, June 25-26

Published on June 24, 2022

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Due to high temperatures forecasted, Medford City Manager Brian Sjothun has issued a severe weather event declaration effective for Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26.

The City of Medford is partnering with ACCESS and the Jackson County Library to open and operate a cooling shelter. The cooling shelter will be open Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26 from 12 – 8 PM and will be operated by ACCESS at the Jackson County Library in Medford – 205 South Central Avenue.

The cooling shelter will provide water, restrooms, popsicles, 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.

Anyone interested in volunteering or have resources to contribute please may email volunteer@accesshelps.org for more information.

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