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.

What’s happening
Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Feb. 03
Salem Public Library - Main Branch closed for move to temporary facilitySalem Public Library Main Branch
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Salem Public Library's Main Branch will be closed from February 3-17 for a move to a temporary facility as we prepare for the upcoming seismic renovation project. Salem Public Library at Broadway will open February 18, 2020 at 1400 Broadway St. NE, to serve during construction.

Online library services—access to the library catalog and downloading of eBooks and audiobooks—will be available throughout the move and construction phases.

The West Salem Branch, 395 Glen Creek Rd. NW, will be open and maintain services throughout the move and construction phases.

Feb. 17
President's DayCivic Center
555 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

City offices and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

May 25
Memorial Day Observance

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Jul. 03
Independence Day Observed

The Salem Public Library, Center 50+, and some City offices will be closed for the holiday observance.

Sep. 07
Labor Day

City offices, Center 50+, and the Salem Public Library will be closed for the holiday observance.

Emergencies

Emergency Police, Fire, and Ambulance Services
Phone: 
911

Emergency flooding or hazardous spills

Public Works Dispatch
Monday–Sunday
24 hours a day
Phone: 

Salem Police Department

Salem Police Department
Phone: 
503-588-6123Police non-emergency number. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1. 503-588-6156Administration desk
TTY/TDD: 

Salem Fire Department

Salem Fire Department
Phone: 
503-588-6245Fire non-emergency number. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

Red Cross

Red CrossNorthwest Oregon Chapter
Phone: