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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


    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day Scheduled for March 28th, 2020

    In an effort to help keep Lafourche Parish clean, Lafourche Parish Government will conduct a Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day for Lafourche Parish residents on Saturday, March 28th, 2020.

    02/13/2020 9:20 AM

  • Residential Waste Collection Checklist

    Lafourche Parish Government, as of January 2020, has fully transitioned to River Birch Renewable Energy as our waste and debris service provider parish-wide. As with any transition, there can be a few challenges, but we are working diligently to move towards fully automated cart service.

    01/07/2020 10:00 AM

  • Vaccination Clinic

    An annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Receive your flu shot with no out-of-pocket expense on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Warren J. Harang Jr. Municipal Auditorium.

    11/05/2019 12:45 PM