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Lafourche Parish Government and its contractors will begin the process of Storm Debris Cleanup and Removal in the aftermath of Hurricane Barry. To assist in these collection efforts, we ask that storm debris and regular garbage and trash be kept separate as much as possible.
07/16/2019 12:30 PM
Citizens that wish to apply for commodity assistance can register on Monday's and Thursday's throughout the month of July. Please bring proof of identification, social security card, proof of income and proof of residence. There can only be one application per household.
07/15/2019 3:30 PM
This is to inform you that the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed one of our mosquito samples positive for West Nile Encephalitis (WNV). Said sample was collected in the North Cut Off area of Lafourche Parish (Zone L5) on June 9th.
07/15/2019 3:15 PM
This is to inform you that the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed that mosquito samples were positive for West Nile Encephalitis (WNV). Said samples were collected in the Lockport area of Lafourche Parish (Zone L7/8) on June 9th.
07/15/2019 3:15 PM
Reflecting on this weekend’s weather event, Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle praised the response of Lafourche Parish Government staff, the Sheriff’s Office, Police Departments, Mayors, School Districts, Levee Districts, the Port Commission, volunteers and citizens that joined efforts.
07/15/2019 12:45 PM
At 2:00 P.M., July 14th, 2019, the Department of Public Works announced that the Galliano Pontoon Bridge and the Cote Blanche Pontoon Bridge are now open to vehicular and marine traffic.
07/14/2019 2:15 PM
Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has announced that Lafourche Parish Government has moved into the recovery phase. President Cantrelle has lifted evacuation orders and terminated curfew orders as of 7:00 A.M. July 14th, 2019.
07/14/2019 9:42 AM
Residents that took shelter at the Raceland Recreation Center have chosen to return home. Due to lack of demand, Lafourche Parish officials have announced the Raceland Recreation Shelter is now closed. If you need assistance, please contact the Office of Emergency Preparedness at 985-537-7603.
07/13/2019 6:40 PM
Due to overtopping water at the levee system in Point Aux Chenes, Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a Recommended Evacuation for residents in the area.
07/13/2019 4:35 PM
Parish President Cantrelle has confirmed that there is NOT a levee breach in Cut Off. Lafourche Parish Government officials will notify residents in the event conditions are un-safe, but that is not the case. There is NOT a levee breach, and residents are protected by the levee system in place.
07/13/2019 4:10 PM
Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a new curfew for Lafourche Parish residents July 13th, 2019 from 10:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.
07/13/2019 9:30 AM
As Tropical Storm Barry approaches, the Lafourche Parish curfew remains in effect until 8:00 A.M.; however, Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle urges residents to stay off of the roads, if at all possible. We anticipate strong wind gusts to continue and heavy rains to begin today.
07/13/2019 7:20 AM
As Tropical Storm Barry approaches, residents who choose to seek shelter can bring their pets. Pets will need a crate or carrier; as well as, food and water for three days.
07/12/2019 9:10 PM
At 8:30 P.M., the Galliano Pontoon Bridge and the Cote Blanche Pontoon Bridge will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic. All other bridges remain open to vehicular traffic.
07/12/2019 7:50 PM
Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a curfew for Lafourche Parish Residents from 10 P.M. to 8 A.M. Please check updates at lafourchegov.org, Facebook @lafourchegov, and Twitter.
07/12/2019 2:50 PM
Lafourche Parish Government officials and the Office of Emergency Preparedness are prepared for Tropical Storm Barry. Please check updates at lafourchegov.org, Facebook @lafourchegov, and Twitter.
07/12/2019 8:30 AM
As of July 12th, 2019 at 6:00 A.M., Lafourche Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle has issued a mandatory evacuation for all residents and businesses South of the Leon Theriot Flood Gate.
07/12/2019 7:38 AM
A Hurricane Warning has been issued for the Lafourche Parish area.
07/11/2019 4:50 PM
Lafourche Parish Government officials and the Office of Emergency Preparedness are preparing for Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to produce at least 10 to 15 inches of rain in the Lafourche Parish area. Please check updates at lafourchegov.org, Facebook @lafourchegov, and Twitter.
07/11/2019 1:38 PM
A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for the Louisiana coast from the Mouth of the Pearl River to Morgan City.
07/11/2019 11:05 AM