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  • Joint Press Conference: COVID19

    Today, April 3rd, 2020 during a joint press conference, District Attorney Kristine Russell, Sheriff Craig Webre and President Archie Chaisson detailed new restrictions for Lafourche Parish amid COVID19.

    04/03/2020 12:30 PM

  • More Small Business Assistance - COVID19

    The SBA and Treasury Department have initiated implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program, which was created by the CARES Act passed by congress and enacted last week -- authorizing up to $349 billion to provide small businesses with the capital they need.

    03/31/2020 8:45 PM

  • Lafourche Food Pantry Update: COVID19

    If any Lafourche residents need assistance from our local food pantries, there are three locations that service our area. The full details follow.

    03/27/2020 10:35 AM

  • Burn Ban Notice

    BATON ROUGE- State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning, in collaboration with Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, have issued a statewide cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1602.

    03/24/2020 8:00 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline to accept applications for this advertisement is Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 by 1:00 p.m.

    03/24/2020 4:00 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline to accept applications for this advertisement has been extended to Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 by 1:00 p.m. Also, newly appointed or reappointed board members who have received a letter for them to complete their oath of office, they will have an additional 30 days.

    03/24/2020 8:45 AM

  • Lafourche Parish Government to Live Stream Council Meetings

    Beginning Tuesday, March 24th, 2020, Parish President Archie Chaisson and Council Chairman Armand Autin have made the joint decision to live stream Council meetings moving forward.

    03/23/2020 8:55 AM

  • GOV. EDWARDS: ALL LOUISIANA PARISHES ELIGIBLE FOR COVID-19 BUSINESS AID

    Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that small businesses in all 64 Louisiana parishes will have access to federal Small Business Administration disaster aid in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

    03/19/2020 3:15 PM

  • What To Do If You Feel Sick: Slow the Spread of COVID-19

    The most common question we receive is: What do I do if a family member or I feel sick? The answer: Contact your medical provider.

    03/19/2020 2:45 PM

  • Road Improvement Project Notice

    Beginning March 19th, 2020 and continuing through April 2020, Barriere Construction will begin road work to improve streets throughout Thibodaux, Chackbay and Raceland.

    03/18/2020 3:15 PM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The Cut Off Lift Bridge is now closed, as of today, March 17th, 2020 to vehicular traffic until tomorrow afternoon at 5:00 p.m. The emergency closure is due to a failing gear box for the barrier gate on the Hwy. 308 side. Your patience is appreciated during this brief closure.

    03/17/2020 4:10 PM

  • Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day: CANCELLED

    The Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day scheduled for Saturday, March 28th, 2020, has been postponed to a later date. Once that date is determined, we will notify all Lafourche Parish residents.

    03/17/2020 2:00 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Launches the "Four C's" in Response to COVID-19

    The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed. In response to COVID-19, Parish President Archie Chaisson asks all Lafourche Parish residents to practice the "Four C's" (Clean, Cover, Caution and Call). Please do your part to flatten the curve by posting and sharing this flyer!

    03/17/2020 9:48 AM

  • COVID-19 Update

    Per Governor Edwards, "Today, I am taking additional measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by further limiting gatherings to fewer than 50 people, closing casinos, bars & movie theaters and limiting restaurants to delivery and drive-through orders only."

    03/16/2020 3:00 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Leaders Hold Unified Task Force Meeting

    At 11a.m., Friday March 13th, 2020, Parish President Archie Chaisson hosted a Unified Task Force meeting with elected officials, mayors, school board officials, law enforcement, fire districts, Nicholls State University and the Greater Lafourche Port Commission to address parish-wide operations.

    03/13/2020 3:30 PM

  • State of Emergency Declaration: COVID-19

    At 1:00 p.m. March, 13th, 2020 President Archie Chaisson declared a State of Emergency for Lafourche Parish following the Governor's emergency declaration.

    03/13/2020 3:15 PM

  • Louisiana Department of Health - COVID-19 Update

    Anyone looking for information about the COVID-19 outbreak can simply dial 211 or text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211 for the most current information about the outbreak as it becomes available.

    03/13/2020 12:15 PM

  • COVID-19: Presumptive Case Announced in Lafourche Parish

    Lafourche Parish Government in conjunction with Governor John Bel Edwards announces a presumptive case of COVID-19 in Lafourche Parish. Parish officials have been in constant communication with the Governors Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and State Health Officials.

    03/11/2020 6:30 PM

  • Census 2020 Jobs

    Apply for census jobs online at 2020census.gov/jobs. Census jobs provide great pay, flexible hours, weekly pay and training. For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020.

    03/11/2020 4:30 PM

  • Road Improvements in Thibodaux

    Road improvements on sections of East Camellia, West Camellia, Easy Drive, and Tina Street in Thibodaux will begin on Monday, March 9, 2020.

    03/09/2020 4:30 PM

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