Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH PRESIDENT CYNTHIA LEE SHENG HOSTS FREE MASK GIVEAWAYS ON MONDAY, JULY 6 & TUESDAY, JULY 7

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng will host a free mask giveaway on Monday, July 6, 2020.

CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY IN JEFFERSON PARISH

Jefferson Parish will not be hosting Uncle Sam Jam this year, due to COVID-19; however, there are other social-distancing events taking place throughout the Parish for residents to celebrate Independence Day.

4TH OF JULY GARBAGE COLLECTION NOTICE

JEFFERSON, LA – There will be no garbage collection in unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the Town of Jean
Lafitte on Saturday, July 4th, 2020.

HEAT ADVISORY ISSUED UNTIL 7PM

JEFFERSON, LA –The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the area effective until 7:00 p.m.

JEFFERSON PARISH ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR THE USE OF FACE COVERINGS

JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng signed an emergency proclamation effective on Wednesday, July 1, requiring patrons to wear masks or face coverings (which includes cloth masks, scarves, bandanas, other cloth/fabric and face shields) while indoors and in any common area in all commercial buildings, public buildings and places of worship located in Jefferson Parish.

JEFFERSON PARISH PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY, MONDAY JUNE 29 AT 4PM

JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng will hold a press conference today, Monday June 29 at 4 p.m., to provide an update on Jefferson Parish’s response to COVID-19.

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

JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish, in partnership with Ochsner Health, has announced additional COVID-19 mobile testing locations throughout the Parish.

Boil Water Advisory for Grand Isle (from Boudreaux Lane to Lem Lane) Lifted

JEFFERSON, LA — In conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, the Jefferson Parish Water Department is lifting the Boil Water Advisory for the affected area in Grand Isle from Boudreaux Lane to Lem Lane.

ROAD CLOSURE: CODIFER BOULEVARD AT BONNABEL BOULEVARD

JEFFERSON, LA – Starting Monday, June 29, 2020 at 7:00 a.m., there will be a complete closure of Codifer Blvd. at Bonnabel Blvd. in Metairie.

TRAFFIC SIGNAL DEACTIVATION: CLEARVIEW PKWY & VETERANS BLVD

JEFFERSON, LA – On Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 6:00 a.m., the traffic signal at the intersection of Clearview Pkwy. and Veterans Blvd will be off for 15 – 20 minutes. Motorists should treat the intersection as a 4 way stop.