News & Information

Extreme Heat

In southern Oregon, summer temperatures can hover in the 90s for weeks at a time. Whenever possible, avoid prolonged exposure to the heat.


Residents living in wild land and urban interface areas should be aware of the danger of wildfire and prepare accordingly.

Know Your Alert

Jackson and Josephine Counties use multiple notification and warning systems to make sure emergency alerts are delivered to the people who need the information.

“Be Ready, Be Set, Go”

It is important to be familiar with “Be Ready, Be Set, Go” – a statewide evacuation system used to notify communities facing a threat, or potential threat, to lives and property.