Lafourche Parish President Archie Chaisson, Lafourche Chamber President/CEO Lin Kiger, and Thibodaux Chamber President/CEO Tammy Ledet advise Lafourche businesses to mask up when dealing with the public.
06/30/2020 4:45 PM
Beginning Monday, June 8th, 2020 all Lafourche Parish Government offices will reopen to the public in accordance with Phase 2 of the Louisiana reopening strategy. Residents will be required to wear a mask upon entering for any service request across all departments.
06/04/2020 4:00 PM
This Friday, May 29th, 2020 the Raceland COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will close at noon for the foreseeable future.
05/27/2020 11:30 AM
Today, May, 21st, 2020, President Chaisson activated a debris removal contract with DRC Emergency Services to bring in additional resources for the collection of bulky waste debris throughout Lafourche Parish.
05/21/2020 11:00 AM
Governor John Bel Edwards announced today that we officially enter Phase 1 of reopening on Friday, May 15th, 2020.
05/11/2020 4:30 PM
On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 from 9 a.m. until supplies last, there will be a drive thru food distribution held at South Lafourche High School hosted by Catholic Charities and Second Harvest.
05/11/2020 10:00 AM
Catholic Charities of Houma/Thibodaux and Second Harvest will host a food distribution next Tuesday, May 12th, 2020, from 9 a.m. until food supplies last at Holy Rosary Church (12911 E Main St., Larose, LA 70373).
05/04/2020 5:05 PM
Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes
This guidance is intended for all Americans, whether you own a business, run a school, or want to ensure the cleanliness and safety of your home. Reopening America requires all of us to move forward together by practicing habits to reduce our risk.
04/30/2020 9:20 AM
Lafourche Parish President Archie Chaisson, Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove and Assumption Police Jury President Jeff Naquin, announced today that a new drive thru self-testing site is open in Raceland.
04/27/2020 1:40 PM
On Saturday, April 25, 2020, Lafourche Parish Government, with the assistance of our local fire departments, will distribute cloth face masks donated by Haynes Corporation. The distribution will occur at set locations listed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the supply runs out.
04/23/2020 11:45 AM
Lafourche Parish Government wishes to remind residents along with any contractors performing work or services in Lafourche Parish to refer to garbage and trash collection guidelines.
04/22/2020 2:30 PM
President Chaisson shared his decision to modify business hours, to include restaurant and convenience stores. The new hours of operation will be 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. beginning Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020. All other restrictions will remain in place.
04/21/2020 3:00 PM
Beginning Wednesday, April 15, 2020, Lafourche Parish President Archie Chaisson is modifying the closure time for restaurants from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
04/14/2020 4:30 PM
Catholic Charities of Houma/Thibodaux will host a food distribution next Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 from 9am - 1pm at St. Hilary Catholic Church (333 Twin Oaks Dr., Raceland, by the multipurpose building in the back).
04/09/2020 3:00 PM
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
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
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
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
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