Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL COVID-19 TESTING DATES FOR THIS WEEK

Due to the current high demand, Jefferson Parish will continue testing at Johnny Bright Playground and the Alario Center this week and will not close for the holiday as previously planned.

DEPARTMENT OF FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT & HAZARD MITIGATION ANNOUNCES ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORTS FOR FLOOD INSURANCE DISCOUNTS

Every year, the Jefferson Parish Department of Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation implements floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)’s Community Rating System (CRS).

JEFFERSON PARISH OPENS ADDITIONAL COVID-19 TESTING SITE

Starting Tuesday, December 28, 2021, drive-thru COVID testing will be available for all ages at Johnny Bright Playground (3401 Cleary Ave. Metairie 70002) and Bonnabel Boat Launch (1599 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie 70005). 

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES CLOSED ON DEC. 30 & DEC. 31 IN OBSERVANCE OF NEW YEAR HOLIDAY

All Jefferson Parish offices will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 and Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 in observance of the New Year holiday.

JEFFERSON PARISH CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING GUIDELINES

Residents in Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the Town of Jean Lafitte should place trees curbside on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2021.

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES CLOSED ON DEC. 23 & DEC. 24 IN OBSERVANCE OF CHRISTMAS

All Jefferson Parish offices will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021 and Friday, Dec. 24, 2021 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS TORNADO RELIEF DRIVE

Jefferson Parish will be hosting a toy drive for families impacted by the devastating tornados that hit six different states the night of Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

JEFFERSON PARISH COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING

The Jefferson Parish Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 9 a.m. at the General Government Building, 200 Derbigny St., Gretna, 70053.

EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE: WEST METAIRIE AVENUE AT ZINNIA STREET

There is an emergency road closure of westbound West Metairie Ave. at Zinnia St. due to a major sinkhole.

ROAD CLOSURE: RIVER ROAD

Starting Monday, December 13, 2021, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., there will be an alternating lane closure on River Road between Plantation Road and Powerline Drive.

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