Tentative labor agreement reached

The City of Portland and LiUNA – Laborers Local 483 announce a tentative agreement, ending labor strike effective 1am today, Sunday Feb 5, 2023

Mayor Wheeler issues Emergency Declaration due to extreme heat

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Mayor Wheeler issued an Emergency Declaration due to extreme heat that took effect in Portland on July 22, 2022. Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury also issued an Emergency Declaration for Multnomah County.

Forecasts predict that temperatures have the potential to reach into the mid-100s on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 through Friday, July 29, 2022.

Extreme heat could pose high risk for much of the population, especially those who are heat sensitive and those without effective cooling and/or adequate hydration.  

“The City of Portland is preparing to protect our most vulnerable residents during this approaching heat wave, and are working with our regional partners to ensure that there is a place for everyone at a cooling center,” said Mayor Wheeler. “Start getting prepared now, and don’t forget to check on your neighbors.” 

Cooling shelters

Overnight cooling shelters will open Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the following locations:

A daytime cooling center will be open Tuesday, from 2 to 10 p.m., at the following location:

Find those and other cool community spaces near you on our interactive cool spaces map:

Heat resources 

Multnomah County - Help for When It's Hot

211 Info 

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Stay safe during heat