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Medford City Manager Brian Sjothun has extended the severe weather event declaration through Tuesday, February 28

Medford, OR – City officials have announced that the declaration reportedly allows the use of approved severe event shelter facilities to provide overnight lodging when the temperature is expected to be below 25 degrees Fahrenheit or 32 degrees Fahrenheit with additional factors such as precipitation or wind.

Severe Event Shelter Location and Information: The Medford Severe Weather Shelter will be open through Tuesday, February 28.

The shelter is located at 332 W. 6th Street and hours of operation will be 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Services include food, bedding and dry storage capabilities.

The shelter can accommodate 64 individuals and is low barrier, thus does not require any religious affiliation or drug testing to enter.

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