Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH PARTNERS WITH THE BLOOD CENTER TO HOST BLOOD DRIVES

Jefferson Parish, in partnership with The Blood Center, will be hosting blood drives at specific playgrounds throughout Jefferson Parish.

WASTE CONNECTIONS PARTNERS WITH RIVER BIRCH RENEWABLE ENERGY TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL GARBAGE COLLECTION RESOURCES TO JEFFERSON PARISH RESIDENTS

Waste Connections' new subcontractor, River Birch Renewable Energy, will hit the streets on Monday, August 10, 2020, providing additional resources to aid with trash pickup. River Birch Renewable Energy will phase in 30 new trucks and additional manpower over the next month to help make sure all Jefferson Parish residents receive enhanced service and regular trash collection. The subcontractor will provide assistance throughout the west bank of Jefferson Parish, which should free up additional resources for other areas of Jefferson Parish as well.

JEFFERSON PARISH PARTNERS WITH OCHSNER HEALTH TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FREE MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING

Jefferson Parish, in partnership with Ochsner Health, has announced additional days for COVID-19 mobile testing throughout the Parish.

AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITOES

Aerial spraying in response to mosquito activity is scheduled to take place on the east and west banks of Jefferson Parish on the evening of Saturday, August 8, 2020, over parts of Metairie, Jefferson, Terrytown, Gretna, Lafitte/Barataria, Marrero, Harahan and Westwego weather conditions permitting.

JEFFERSON PARISH UPDATES POLLING LOCATIONS FOR THE AUGUST 15 ELECTION

Due to COVID-19, Jefferson Parish residents can expect changes to some polling locations.

JEFFERSON PARISH AND EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL HOST STREET DEDICATION

METAIRIE, LA – Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken, Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, and East Jefferson General Hospital celebrated a street dedication ceremony honoring all healthcare workers and first responders who devote their lives to ensuring the health, safety and wellness of our community.

ROAD CLOSURE: VETERANS BOULEVARD AT SEVERN AVENUE

Starting Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 9:00 p.m., two westbound lanes of Veterans Blvd. at Severn Ave. will be closed nightly until 6:00 a.m.

ROAD CLOSURE - LAPALCO BOULEVARD

JEFFERSON, LA - Starting Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., two eastbound lanes of Lapalco Blvd. will be closed between Vulcan St. And Apollo Ave. Motorists will use the available lane.

JEFFERSON PARISH ANNOUNCES RETURN OF FILM PRODUCTION TO THE AREA

JEFFERSON, LA – Today, Jefferson Parish announced that film production will return to the area, with filming to take place beginning next week.

JEFFERSON PARISH PARTNERS WITH OCHSNER HEALTH TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FREE MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING

Jefferson Parish, in partnership with Ochsner Health, has announced an additional day for COVID-19 mobile testing for the Parish.

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