Washington County activates emergency shelter in Hillsboro
Due to high winds and freezing temperatures, Washington County has activated it emergency shelter for inclement weather.
The facility is at the Salvation Army Building at 1440 SE 21st Ave. in Hillsboro.
"Washington County has activated its inclement weather shelter that will provide emergency shelter capacity to ensure no one seeking shelter is turned away," the county said in an emergency alert. "To access these shelter beds, interested individuals can walk up."
The shelter will remain open 24 hours throughout the severe weather event. Hot meals are provided for guests. No one will be turned away, and pets are allowed.
For transportation to the shelter, call 503-846-4722.
You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.