Medford to Open Downtown Cooling Shelter Monday

Due to high temperatures forecasted, Medford City Manager Brian Sjothun has issued a severe weather event declaration effective for Monday, July 11.

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 Monday, July 11 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.

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

Courtesy of the City of Medford

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