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Winter Weather Resources

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Winter weather resources

Winter in Oregon can bring severe weather in the form of freezing temperatures, snow or ice storms, or even flooding. If you’re concerned about severe weather, read below for immediate options, as well as resources for the future. 

  • If you have a life-threatening emergency, please dial 911.
  • If you need urgent medical attention, please contact your primary care clinic.

For a central number to get information about shelters, transportation, or other resources, call 211.

Warming shelters

Here are some resources for warming shelters in your area:

Transportation resources  

Trimet winter weather information is found at:  

Medical Transportation Services: Our transportation partners may be able to help you in a life sustaining situation.

If snow and ice have created hazardous road conditions, our medical transportation partners may only accept trip requests for life sustaining appointments. All other trips may be delayed or cancelled until road conditions improve. Please ask the representative if you have questions regarding your ride. 

Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties: Ride to Care, 855-321-4899.

Utility bills and other assistance

We may be able to help you with future needs like help paying your electric bill. Our CareOregon Customer Service team will be glad to talk with you about options for future needs like these. You can reach them at 503-416-4100, toll-free 800-224-4840 or TTY 711.