Multnomah County cooling centers will be open from Friday, Sept. 1 through Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
Help for when it's hot
With temperatures in the 90s, Multnomah County encourages everyone to check on elders and vulnerable neighbors. Although anyone at anytime can suffer from heat-related illness, some people are at greater risk than others including young children, pets, and people with certain health conditions.
Heat waves kill more people than tornadoes, hurricanes, and flooding combined. With temperatures expected to reach into the mid 90’s this week, it’s important to know the symptoms of heat-related illness and how to protect ourselves.