Press Releases

LAFRENIERE PARK POSTPONES TRUNK OR TREAT

JEFFERSON, LA – The Trunk or Treat event originally scheduled to take place on Friday, October 30, 2020 will be postponed due to numerous trees down and no power in the park from Hurricane Zeta.

JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT RESPONDS TO HURRICANE ZETA

The Jefferson Parish Administration, along with the Emergency Management and Public Works Departments, continue to closely monitor Hurricane Zeta and are responding accordingly.

JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT PREPARES FOR HURRICANE ZETA Trash Collection Suspended at noon and Transit Services Suspended at 1 p.m.

JEFFERSON, LA- The Jefferson Parish Administration, along with the Emergency Management and Public Works Departments, continue to closely monitor Hurricane Zeta and are ready to respond accordingly.

JEFFERSON PARISH CALLS FOR MANDATORY EVACUATION FOR TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE, LOWER LAFITTE, CROWN POINT AND BARATARIA DUE TO TROPICAL STORM ZETA

Mayor of Jean Lafitte Tim Kerner, Jr. and Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng have issued a mandatory evacuation for the town of Jean Lafitte, Lower Lafitte, Crown Point and Barataria due to Tropical Storm Zeta.

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

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 Zeta.

JEFFERSON PARISH MONITORING TROPICAL STORM ZETA

Tropical Storm Zeta is currently forecast to bring a multi-hazard threat to the area late Wednesday into Wednesday night as a strong tropical storm or Category 1 hurricane.

NOLA GOLD PARTNERS WITH JEFFERSON PARISH PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT (JPRD) FOR YOUTH RUGBY LEAGUE, STARTING THIS NOVEMBER

JEFFERSON, LA – NOLA Gold, a Major League Rugby team, has developed a youth rugby league that will be brought to Jefferson Playground and PARD Playground this fall

LANE CLOSURE: METAIRIE ROAD AT GLENWOOD DRIVE

Starting Monday, October 26, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., the eastbound lane of Metairie Rd. (south side) will be closed 50’ feet west from Glenwood Dr. daily until 3:00 p.m. Flaggers will be stationed on the roadway to facilitate traffic.

FREE COVID-19 TESTING IN JEFFERSON PARISH (OCT. 26 – OCT.30)

The Alario Center COVID-19 drive-thru testing site is open daily from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (except Sundays).

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