COVID-19 Press Releases

FREE COVID-19 TESTING AND VACCINES RESUME AT ALARIO CENTER FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021

Starting Friday, October 1, 2021, free drive-thru COVID-19 testing and walk-up COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer and J&J) will resume at the Alario Center (2000 Segnette Blvd, Westwego, LA 70094).

STATEWIDE INDOOR MASK MANDATE EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 27, 2021

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has extended the statewide mask mandate through October 27, 2021 to further slow the spread of COVID-19 following the state’s worst surge of the pandemic.

FREE DAILY COVID-19 TESTING AVAILABLE AT DELTA PLAYGROUND & BONNABEL BOAT LAUNCH

Starting Wednesday, August 25, 2021, free drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available at Delta Playground (8301 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, LA 70003) and Bonnabel Boat Launch (1599 Bonnabel Blvd. Metairie, LA 70005).

COVID-19 TESTING AVAILABLE AT JOHNNY BRIGHT PLAYGROUND

Starting on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, free drive through COVID-19 testing will be available at Johnny Bright Playground (3401 Cleary Ave. Metairie, LA 70002) operated by Accu Reference Lab.

FREE COVID-19 TESTING AND VACCINES AVAILABLE AT ALARIO CENTER

Starting today, August 16, 2021, drive-thru COVID-19 testing and walk-up COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer and J&J) will be administered at the Alario Center (2000 Segnette Blvd, Westwego, LA 70094).

JEFFERSON PARISH PRESS CONFERENCE ON THURS., AUG.12 AT 10 AM TO PROVIDE UPDATES REGARDING COVID-19

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng will be joined by other parish and hospital leaders on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. for a press conference to provide an update on Jefferson Parish’s response to COVID-19.

MASKS REQUIRED TO ENTER JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

Effective Thursday, July 29, 2021, face coverings will be required to enter and in common spaces of all Jefferson Parish Government Buildings. This includes both vaccinated and unvaccinated members of the public and all Jefferson Parish employees.

JEFFERSON PARISH PRESS CONFERENCE ON TUES., JULY 27 AT 10AM TO PROVIDE UPDATES REGARDING COVID-19

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng will be joined by other parish and hospital leaders on Tuesday, July 27 at 10:00 a.m. for a press conference to address the rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and provide an update on Jefferson Parish’s response.

COVID-19 TESTING AT ALARIO CENTER WILL MOVE TO HAROLD MCDONALD SR. PARK

The COVID-19 test site at the Alario Center will be moved to Harold McDonald Sr. Park (900 Drake Ave., Westwego, LA 70094) effective Monday, June 7, 2021.

MASK MANDATE LIFTED FOR ENTRY INTO JEFFERSON PARISH GENERAL GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

Consistent with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards’ new order in consultation with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), and recent CDC guidelines, the mask mandate to enter Jefferson Parish General Government Buildings will be lifted for those who are fully vaccinated.

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