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 at 541-474-5360 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.

Oregon mortgage support program

The Oregon Homeownership Stabilization Initiative has opened a COVID-19 Mortgage Relief program to help Oregon homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage during the pandemic.

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.
State of Oregon Wildfire Resources
The State of Oregon has compiled a list of resources related to wildfires and recovery.

Disaster preparedness

Ready.gov
Prepare for emergencies with information and activities for kids and families.
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.