Cooling shelters open in SW Oregon, Northern California

MEDFORD, Ore. – As temperatures reach triple digits across much of the region this week, local shelters will be open to help residents cool down.

In Ashland, a cooling shelter will be operating all week at the Gresham Room of the Ashland Public Library during the following hours:

  • Monday, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Medford cooling shelters will be open at the following locations:

  • Monday from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at 200 North Riverside Avenue (the old Inn at the Commons)
  • Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at 205 South Central Avenue (Medford Library)
  • Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at 205 South Central Avenue (Medford Library)
  • Thursday from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at 205 South Central Avenue (Medford Library)
  • Friday from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at 85 South Holly Street (First Presbyterian Church)

The Josephine County Food Bank is partnering with Unitarian Universalists of Grants Pass to open a shelter at 129 NW E Street, Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

The following locations will be open in Klamath County:

  • Klamath County Library, 126 South 3rd Street Klamath Falls, OR 97601. Phone: 541-882-8894. Hours: Monday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Bly Branch Klamath County Library, 61100 Metler Street, Bly, OR 97622. Phone: 541-353-2299. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Bonanza Branch Klamath County Library, 31703 Hwy 70, Bonanza, OR 97623. Phone: 541-545-6944. Hours:   Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday 12 noon to 4 p.m.
  • Chemult Branch Klamath County Library, 120 Damon Street, Chemult, OR 97731. Phone: 541- 365-24120. Hours: Thursday and Friday 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Chiloquin Branch Klamath County Library, 140 South 1st Street, Chiloquin, OR 97624. Phone: 541-783-3315. Hours: Saturday and Monday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Gilchrist Branch Klamath County Library, 138306 Michigan Ave, Gilchrist, OR 97737. Phone: 541-433-2186. Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Keno Branch Klamath County Library, 15555 Hwy 66 No. 1, Keno, OR 97627. Phone: 541-273-0750. Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to– 4:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Klamath Falls Gospel Mission, 1931 Mission Ave, Klamath Falls, OR 97601. Phone: 541-882-4895. Hours: Monday through Sunday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Hours of service may vary.
  • Klamath Basin Senior Citizens Center, 2045 Arthur Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97603. Phone: 541-883-7171. Hours: Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Malin Branch Klamath County Library, 2307 Front Street, Malin, OR 97632. Phone: 541-723-5210. Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday 1 to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
  • Merrill Branch Klamath County Library, 365 West Front Street, Merrill, OR 97633. Phone: 541-798-5393. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 1 to 5:30 p.m.
  • South Suburban Branch Klamath County Library, 3625 Summers Lane, Klamath Falls, OR 97603. Phone: 541-273-3679. Hours: Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sprague River Branch Klamath County Library, 23402 Sprague River Road, Sprague River, OR 97639. Phone: 541-533-2769. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Red is the Road to Wellness, 925 East Main St., Klamath Falls, OR 97601. Phone: 541-797-0088. Hours 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thru Saturday.

In Siskiyou County, the following cooling centers will be open:

  • Mt. Shasta Community Resource Center
    109 E. Lake St., Mt. Shasta, CA
    (530) 926-1400
    Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Dunsmuir Community Resource Center
    5844 Dunsmuir Ave, Dunsmuir, CA
    (530) 235-4400
  • Weed Family & Community Resource Ctr.
    260 Main St., Weed, CA
    (530) 938-9914
    Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Scott Valley Family Resource Center
    11920 Main St., Fort Jones, CA
    (530) 468-2450
    Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Dunsmuir Branch Library
    5714 Dunsmuir Ave, Dunsmuir, CA
    (530) 235-2035
    Tuesday-Friday, 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Etna Branch Library
    115 Collier Way, Etna, CA.
    (530) 467-3661
    Mon., Tu., Thur., 1:00pm-5:00pm
    Wed., Fri., 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Tulelake Library
    451 Main St., Tulelake, CA
    (530) 667-2297
    Monday-Wednesday, 12:00pm-5:00pm
  • Yreka Library
    719 4th St., Yreka, CA
    (530) 841-4175
    Monday-Friday, 12:00pm-5:00pm
  • Butte Valley Library
    800 W. Third St., Dorris, CA
    (530) 397-4932
    Tuesday-Thursday, 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Karuk Senior Center
    64101 2nd Ave., Happy Camp, CA
    (530) 493-2508
    Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • HUB Communities Family Resource Center
    310 South 13th St.
    Montague, CA 96064
    (530) 459-3481
    Tuesday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm

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