Press Releases

LOUISIANA AUTHOR PROJECT HONORS THE BEST OF LOCALLY PUBLISHED BOOKS

Three winners of the Louisiana Author Project – all from the New Orleans area - will discuss their books at 6 p.m., Monday, March 22, via video conference online.

DEADLINE FOR JEFFERSON PARISH RESIDENTS TO APPLY FOR HURRICANE ZETA AID IS MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2021

The deadline for Jefferson Parish residents who suffered losses as a direct result of Hurricane Zeta to register for possible financial assistance is March 15, 2021.

FREE COVID-19 TESTING IN JEFFERSON PARISH (MARCH 8 – MARCH 11)

The Alario Center COVID-19 drive-thru test site is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

LANE CLOSURE: 1440 LAPALCO BOULEVARD

Starting Monday, March 8, 2021, at 7:00 a.m., one westbound lane of Lapalco Blvd. at Phillip Dr. will be closed daily from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT PARTNERS WITH LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & PASSPORT HEALTH FOR A DRIVE-THRU TO ADMINISTER COVID VACCINE ON MARCH 8, 2021

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) in collaboration with Jefferson Parish and Passport Health, will be administering the COVID-19 Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the Alario Center (2000 Segnette Blvd, Westwego, LA 70094) by appointment only.

LANE CLOSURES WEST ESPLANADE AVENUE

Starting Friday, March 5, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., the left westbound lane of W. Esplanade Ave. at 3616 N. Causeway Blvd. and one of the north to west left turn lanes will be closed on a continuous basis.

LASALLE PARK PARKING LOT A CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

Starting today, Thursday, March 4, 2021, the LaSalle Park Parking Lot A will be inaccessible to the public.

JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT PARTNERS WITH LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & PASSPORT HEALTH FOR A DRIVE-THRU TO ADMINISTER COVID VACCINE ON MARCH 4, 2021

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) in collaboration with Jefferson Parish and Passport Health, will be administering the COVID-19 Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at the Alario Center (2000 Segnette Blvd, Westwego, LA 70094) by appointment only.

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS VIRTUAL INFORMATIONAL SESSION TO EDUCATE RESIDENTS ABOUT WHAT TO EXPECT ON MARCH 20 BALLOT

Jefferson Parish will host a virtual informational session on Thursday, March 4 at 6 p.m. (CT) to discuss the items that residents can expect to see on the ballot for the March 20, 2021 election.

JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES COVID EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Jefferson Parish has launched an Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to serve eligible persons who lack sufficient income or resources to pay rent due to COVID-19.