Emergencies & Disaster Preparedness

Are you and your family prepared for an emergency? Are you looking for resources or ways that you can help to protect your loved ones or community? Get preparation tips and the latest updates about severe weather, road conditions, stream levels, City closures, and situations that threaten health or safety.

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Salem Cooling Locations and Heat Prevention Tips

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory and excessive heat watch for the Salem area. The heat advisory remains in effect from 12 p.m. Friday to 12 p.m. Saturday. The excessive heat watch is in effect beginning 12 p.m. Saturday through Sunday evening. Read more to see available cooling locations.
What’s happening
Jul. 04
Independence Day Office Closure
Aug. 21
Center 50+ closed for maintenance Aug 21-Sept 4Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Sep. 04
Labor Day
Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day
Nov. 23
ThanksgivingCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301
Dec. 24
Center 50+ closed at 5 p.m.5:00 p.m.11:55 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

Contact us

Emergencies: Call 911

Police Department non-emergency

Phone: 503-588-6123

Fire Department non-emergency

Phone: 503-588-6245

Public Works Dispatch for flooding or hazardous spills

Phone: 503-588-6311

Red Cross

Phone: 503-585-5414