Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities may be more prone to heat-related illnesses due to difficulty communicating how they feel and medications including psychotropic and diuretic medications.
Please call 211 (or text a zip code to “898211”) for immediate support needs in multiple languages. 211 can provide info and support for needs like:
• Water
• Cooling center or shelter locations and transportation
• A/C inquiries (eligibility during this event has been expanded)
• Evacuation or relocation support
• Backup power fuel

DO NOT CALL 911 except for MEDCIAL emergencies. Local police non-emergency and 211 are able to provide support for all other concerns.

211 is the most comprehensive resource and is directly connected with the ODHS/OHA incident response.