Emergency resources

Develop preparedness skills and access clear, accurate information during disasters.

Josephine County Emergency Management

The Josephine County Emergency Management program is responsible for coordinating activities related to county-wide planning, mitigation, response, and recovery from natural and man-made disasters. Their Facebook page has current updates.

COVID-19 Resources

Safety and care while quarantining 

If you’re worried about quarantining in a home where you don’t feel safe, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522.

If you have mental health conditions that could be triggered during this crisis, call our county OHA Crisis Line or the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s 24/7 Disaster Distress Helpline, reachable at 1-800-985-5990.

Centers for Disease Control

Watch the CDC’s Coronavirus resource page for the most up-to-date information from the Federal government.

Oregon Health Authority

Find current information on COVID-19 in Oregon including guidelines, resources and frequently asked questions.

Hunger Free Oregon

Find information on accessing meals for students, SNAP benefits, food pantries, and more.

Safe Shelter for Farmworkers

Funds provided by Oregon Housing & Community Services are aimed at providing alternative sheltering for farmworkers across Oregon during the various harvests.

Oregon wildfire resources

Citizen Alert
Sign up to receive notices and critical emergency information via your home phone, cell phone, text message, or email.
Resources for Kids
Learn to help children cope with emergencies, ease stress, understand common reactions, and more.
Rogue Valley Preparedness and Recovery Hub
Find information for those who have lost homes or businesses due to wildfire.
State of Oregon Wildfire Resources
The State of Oregon has compiled a list of resources related to wildfires which includes apps and Twitter feeds.

Disaster preparedness

Ready.gov
Prepare for emergencies with information and activities for kids and families.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides information and training about various types of disasters that can impact health.
Oregon Emergency Management
The Oregon Office of Emergency Management coordinates and maintains a statewide system for emergency and disaster communications.
Winterize your home
Learn tips to eliminate the chance of frozen water in pipes, decrease the rate of energy consumption, protect against plumbing issues, and more.

Fire Relief Fund

The Southern Oregon Early Learning Services Hub has created a $250,000 Fire Relief Fund to provide funding to organizations serving families who have been impacted by the recent fires in Jackson and Josephine Counties. Qualifying organizations must serve children under age six and/or their families and deliver services in the two-county region.

This application is open through March 31, 2021, or until funds are depleted.