Press Releases

Curbside Recycling Suspended Until Further Notice in Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the Town of Jean Lafitte Due to the Spread of the COVID-19 Virus

JEFFERSON, LA-Curbside recycling pick-up in Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the town of Jean Lafitte is suspended until further notice, due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus throughout the metropolitan area.

JEFFERSON PARISH COMMUNITY CENTERS REMAIN OPEN FOR CURBSIDE FOOD DISTRIBUTION

JEFFERSON, LA – Community centers in Jefferson Parish continue to distribute food curbside to preregistered residents.

ROAD CLOSURE: SAUVE ROAD

JEFFERSON, LA – Starting Tuesday, March 24th, 2020, at 8:30 a.m., there will be a complete road closure in both directions of Sauve Rd. at Idlewood Pl. and Sauve Rd. at Joel Ave. in River Ridge.

JEFFERSON PARISH REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING CANCELLED

The Jefferson Parish Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2020 is cancelled. As a government, we continue to make prudent decisions to safeguard our residents from community spread of COVID-19. We will continue to monitor the situation as we approach the next regularly scheduled council meeting, which is set for Wednesday, April 22.

JEFFERSON PARISH URGES RESIDENTS TO ABIDE BY GOVERNOR’S STAY AT HOME ORDER JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

JEFFERSON, LA – Governor John Bel Edwards issued a statewide Stay at Home order that goes into effect on Monday, March 23 at 5 p.m., to further fight the spread of COVID-19. All Jefferson Parish government buildings will be closed to the public beginning tomorrow; however, departments will continue to handle essential business by phone, email or by appointments on an as-needed basis. 

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing to Expand Criteria to Any Symptomatic Individual

JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish announced the expansion of testing criteria at the Alario Center drive-through COVID-19 testing location.

DRIVE-THROUGH COVID-19 TESTING TO BE OFFERED TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS WITH SYMPTOMS AT THE ALARIO CENTER

JEFFERSON, LA – Through a pilot program with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), COVID-19 testing will be offered at the Alario Center Parking Lot, 2000 Segnette Blvd. Westwego, LA 70094, to individuals who meet specific criteria.

Curbside Recycling Suspended Until Further Notice in Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the Town of Jean Lafitte Due to the Spread of the COVID-19 Virus

JEFFERSON, LA – Curbside recycling pick-up in Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the town of Jean Lafitte will be suspended effective Saturday, March 21, 2020 due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus throughout the metropolitan area.

JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF SEWERAGE WARNS RESIDENTS NOT TO FLUSH DISINFECTANT WIPES OR PAPER TOWELS INTO THE SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM

JEFFERSON, LA – Keeping sewer systems up and running is crucial during the COVID-19 outbreak.

JEFFERSON PARISH ISSUES PROCLAMATION OF ADDITIONAL MEASURES FOR STATE OF EMERGENCY IN RESPONSE TO COVID-1

JEFFERSON, LA – Today, Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng has issued a Proclamation of Additional Measures for State of Emergency in order to timely and effectively meet the needs of the Jefferson Parish community and Jefferson Parish employees during the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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