Emergency resources

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

COVID-19 Resources

Josephine County Public Health Department

Access COVID stats, general health education, and local resources through the Josephine County Public Health.


Learn the benefits and limitations of home tests, where to find them and how to use them.

Oregon Health Authority

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

Vaccine information

To sign up for a vaccination appointment, call the Josephine County Vaccination Call Center at 541-916-7030 or complete the vaccination appointment request form.

Food access and COVID-19

Pandemic EBT provides families financial support to cover the cost of groceries while your children are home during school closures. This benefit is provided to ALL families whose children receive free and reduced-price school meals in Oregon.

How to spot Counterfeit Respirators

Keep yourself protected by learning how to identify NIOSH-approved respirators and counterfeit brands.

400 million N95 masks, which are coming from the Strategic National Stockpile, will be distributed to health centers and pharmacies across the US this early February. CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart are among a few of the pharmacies participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination. Participating pharmacies will distribute free N95 masks, 3 masks per person.


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.

"Without Warning!" a disaster preparedness series

Dark Horse Comics has worked with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management to create free comics preparing readers to cope with various natural disasters.

without warning

Wildfire resource

Stay up-to-date on Oregon wildfire news. Find local mapping dashboards, county and area-wide emergency management resources, helpful social media outlets, and more — all in one place.

Current wildfire story map

This resource pulls together multiple sources of different information feeds into one map.

Evacuation zones map

This regional map will show evacuation zones after being activated for an incident

Air quality map

This map allows users to check air quality in any given region of the United States.

State incident dashboard

This map includes weather warnings, road closures, active incidents, and more.

Alerts and news

Citizen Alert
Sign up to receive notices and critical emergency information via your home phone, cell phone, text message, or email.
FlashAlert distributes emergency messages and news releases to the media and the public.
National SIT
This report is updated daily with information about large fires nationwide.

Social media

Josephine County Emergency Management
This Facebook page is frequently updated with Emergency Preparedness information for Josephine County residents.
Illinois Valley Fire District
Follow the Illinois Valley Fire District for updates about fires and other local incidents that they are responding to.
Oregon Department of Forestry SW
The ODF Southwest Oregon District protects 1.8 million acres of forestland in Jackson and Josephine counties.