Press Releases

CURBSIDE RECYCLING AND RECYCLING COLLECTION AT BOTH THE DAVID DR. AND LAPALCO DROP-OFF SITES SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19

JEFFERSON, LA – Curbside recycling in Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the Town of Jean Lafitte, and recycling collection at the David Drive and Lapalco drop-off-sites, has been suspended in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

24th JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT CLOSURE EXTENDED TO MAY 4TH

JEFFERSON, LA – Acting in accordance with Louisiana Constitution Article V, Section 1; due to the COVID-19 emergency as detailed in Governor John Bel Edwards’s Declarations of Public Health Emergency, Jefferson Parish Cynthia Lee Sheng’s Declaration of State of Emergency, and the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Orders; the period of closure for the 24th Judicial District Court is extended until 8:00 a.m., on Monday, May 4, 2020.

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS FIRST VIRTUAL COUNCIL MEETING ON APRIL 8, 2020

JEFFERSON, LA – As previously announced, the regularly scheduled Jefferson Parish Council Meeting for today, April 1, 2020, has been postponed; however, Jefferson Parish will host its first virtual Jefferson Parish Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 10 a.m.

LOWE’S DONATES SUPPLIES TO ASSIST FIRST RESPONDERS DURING COVID-19

JEFFERSON, LA – In response to COVID-19 and its impact on the Jefferson Parish community, Lowe’s has donated supplies to assist Jefferson Parish first responders in their efforts while on the front line of this pandemic.

JEDCO RELEASES CARES ACT RESOURCES FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES

JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish Economic Commission (JEDCO) and Adams and Resse co-hosted a web conference to break down the CARES Act.

LOUISIANA JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURTS HAVE BEEN ORDERED TO SUSPEND THEIR OPERATION

JEFFERSON, LA – All Louisiana Justice of the Peace Courts have been ordered to suspend their operation canceling all civil trials, hearings and court appearances until no earlier than April 14, 2020 in compliance with the Louisiana Governor’s Public Health Emergency Proclamations and Supreme Court Orders.

STATEWIDE BURN BAN ISSUED DURING PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

JEFFERSON, LA – State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning, in collaboration with Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, have issued a statewide cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1602.

JEFFERSON PARISH PRESS CONFERENCE FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2020 AT 3:30PM

JEFFERSON, LA – Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng will hold a press conference on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 3:30 p.m., to provide an update on COVID-19.

JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC CITIZENS SHOULD PAY WATER BILLS ONLINE, BY PHONE, DRIVE-THROUGH OR IN NIGHT BOX

JEFFERSON, LA – All Jefferson Parish government buildings are closed to the public; however, departments continue to handle essential business by phone, email or by appointment on an as-needed basis.

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site Available to Any Symptomatic Individual 18+

JEFFERSON, LA – Drive-through COVID-19 testing is available daily at the Alario Center to any individual who is 18 years or older with symptoms, with a cap of 250 tests per day.

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