Press Releases

NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS OF UNINCORPORATED JEFFERSON PARISH AND THE TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE: GARBAGE, RECYCLING AND BULK WASTE COLLECTION WILL RESUME SERVICE ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2020

Curbside garbage, recycling and bulk waste collections were cancelled on Monday, August 24, 2020 due to the approach of Tropical Storm Marco.

JEFFERSON TRANSIT WILL RESUME SERVICE ON TUESDAY, AUG. 25

On Tuesday, August 25, Jefferson Transit will resume all services for both MITS and fixed routes.

JEFFERSON TRANSIT SUSPENDS SERVICE ON MONDAY, AUG. 24 DUE TO HURRICANE MARCO AND TROPICAL STORM LAURA

On Monday, August 24, Jefferson Transit will suspend all services for both MITS and fixed routes ahead of Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura.

MOBILE COVID-19 TEST SITES IN JEFFERSON PARISH CANCELLED ON MONDAY, AUGUST 24 AND TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 DUE TO WEATHER

Last week, Jefferson Parish, in partnership with Ochsner Health, announced additional COVID-19 testing to take place during the week of August 24, 2020.

MANDATORY EVACUATION CALLED FOR THE TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE, LOWER LAFITTE, CROWN POINT AND BARATARIA DUE TO HURRICANE MARCO AND TROPICAL STORM LAURA

JEAN LAFITTE, LA – Mayor of Jean Lafitte Tim Kerner, Jr. and Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng have issued a mandatory evacuation order for the town of Jean Lafitte, Lower Lafitte, Crown Point and Barataria due to Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura.

JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS CLOSED ON MONDAY, AUGUST 24 AND TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 DUE TO HURRICANE MARCO AND TROPICAL STORM LAURA

JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng has announced all parish buildings will close on Monday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 25, 2020 due to Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura.

GRAND ISLE ISSUES MANDATORY EVACUATION AHEAD OF TROPICAL STORM MARCO AND TROPICAL STORM LAURA

Mayor of Grand Isle David Camardelle has issued a mandatory evacuation for Grand Isle due to Tropical Storm Marco and Tropical Storm Laura.

JEFFERSON PARISH CALLS FOR VOLUNTARY EVACUATION FOR TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE, LOWER LAFITTE, CROWN POINT AND BARATARIA DUE TO TROPICAL STORM MARCO AND TROPICAL STORM LAURA

JEAN LAFITTE, LA – Mayor of Jean Lafitte Tim Kerner, Jr. and Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng have issued a voluntary evacuation for the town of Jean Lafitte, Lower Lafitte, Crown Point and Barataria due to Tropical Storm Marco and Tropical Storm Laura.

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.

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