The summer heat wave can be dangerous. We at EOCCO can help. Members can now get free rides to cooling stations.
Call our Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT) team at 1-877-875-4657 to schedule a ride.
Cooling Stations by County
Baker County Library, 2400 Resort St., Baker City
Haines Library, 818 Cole St., Haines
Sumpter Library, 245 S. Mill St., Sumpter
Richland Library, 42008 Moody Road, Richland
Halfway Library, 260 Gover Lane, Halfway
Huntington Library, 55 E Jefferson, Huntington
Gilliam County Library, 134 S. Main, Condon
Gronquist Building, 1650 Railroad Ave., Arlington
Church of the Nazarene 311 Roe Davis Ave., Hines
Harney Community Center 484 N Broadway Ave., Burns
Origins Faith Community’s New Hope Day Shelter, 312 NW 2nd St., Ontario
Four Rivers Cultural Center, 676 SW 5th Ave., Ontario
Irrigon Library, 490 NE Main Ave., Irrigon
Boardman Baptist Church, 200 Willow Fork Dr., Boardman
Oregon Trail Library, 444 N. Main St., Heppner
Boardman Library, 200 S. Main St., Boardman
Sherman County Public School Library, 65912 High School Loop, Moro
Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center, 1705 E. Airport Rd., Hermiston
Pendleton Day Center, 715 SE Court Ave., Pendleton
Milton Freewater Library, 8 SW 8th Ave # 1501, Milton Freewater
Pendleton Library, 502 SW Dorion Ave., Pendleton
Umatilla Library, 700 6th St., Umatilla
Cooling Station 2008 3rd St., La Grande, OR
First Presbyterian Church, 1308 Washington Ave., La Grande
Faith Center, 10208 South D St., & 211 First St., La Grande
Community Connections, 1504 N Albany St., La Grande
United Methodist Church, 612 4th St., La Grande
Community Kindness, 1315 Adams Ave., La Grande
Helping Older Adults in Your Community
During hot weather, think about making daily visits or phone calls to older relatives and neighbors. Remind them to drink lots of water or juice, as long as their doctor hasn’t recommended other steps because of a pre-existing condition.
If there is a heat wave, offer to help them go somewhere cool. These can be places like air-conditioned malls, libraries, or senior centers. Or offer a ride in an air-conditioned car.
Heat-related illness can sneak up on people and bring a risk of fainting. Checking in is a great idea.
To connect with senior services in your area, reach out to the Aging & Disability Resource Connection of Oregon: https://www.adrcoforegon.org/consumersite/index.php