Emergency resources

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

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.

Flu and RSV resources

Flu and RSV cases are surging, and hospitalizations are reaching a crisis point in adult and pediatric beds. Stay up-to-date on safety recommendations 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
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.

COVID-19 Resources

Josephine County Public Health Department

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

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.

Oregon Health Authority

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

Stay informed

KOBI5
Catch the latest wildfire news, updates, and learn more about the different evacuation level definitions. Learn more
KDRV
Stay up-to-date on wildfire news with KDRV. Learn more
Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News
Visit KTVL for recent updates on local wildfire activity. Learn more

"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.

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