Press Releases

ROAD CLOSURE: WALL BOULEVARD

Starting Monday, August 2, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. the right turning lane on Wall Blvd. heading southeast onto Belle Chasse Hwy. will be closed on a continuous basis.

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS PUBLIC SESSIONS ABOUT CHANGES TO NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM’S COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM

Jefferson Parish Department of Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation is hosting two information sessions to announce anticipated changes to the Jefferson Parish elevation standards as part of a new requirement from the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS).

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS FIRST-EVER EMPLOYMENT & COMMUNITY SERVICES EXPO ON AUG. 4

The Jefferson Parish Community Action Programs, in partnership with JEDCO, Ochsner Health and the American Job Center, is hosting an Employment & Community Services Expo on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd. Westwego, LA.

JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR TOM ASWELL DISCUSSES MURDER ON THE TECHE

Tom Aswell, journalist and author, will discuss his latest book, Murder on the Teche, A True Story of Money and a Flawed Investigation, at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 30, via video conference online.

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.

ROAD CLOSURE: WILLSWOOD ROAD

Starting Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at 6:30 a.m., all lanes of Willswood Rd. between River Rd. and Live Oak Blvd. will be closed in both directions.

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.

JPL PETTING ZOO!

The Technology Petting Zoo, an innovative educational way for patrons to explore new technology on their own terms, is now available at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.

KATHY MCCROCKLIN TALKS ABOUT THE FALL BUTTERFLY MIRGRATION DURING FREE VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

Kathy McCrocklin, a retired school teacher and long-time member of the Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans, will discuss the fall butterfly migration, especially the one of monarch butterflies, at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 16, via video conference online.

ROAD CLOSURE: TERRY PARKWAY

JEFFERSON, LA - Starting Saturday, July 24, 2021, the northbound right lane at 329 Terry Pkwy. will be closed daily from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

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