Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH PRESIDENT CYNTHIA LEE SHENG, STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS TO HOLD 2:30 PM IDA RECOVERY PRESS CONFERENCE

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng will join Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Congressman Steve Scalise, Senator Bill Cassidy and other parish leaders and partners for an update on Hurricane Ida response and recovery today at 2:30 p.m. at our Emergency Operations Center in Gretna.

CANCELLED: JEFFERSON PARISH COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING TO DISCUSS HURRICANE IDA RECOVERY

The Jefferson Parish council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the General Government Building, 2nd floor Council Chambers (200 Derbigny Street, Gretna, LA 70053).

JEFFERSON PARISH RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE IDA CAN APPLY FOR POSSIBLE FEMA ASSISTANCE

Jefferson Parish homeowners and renters affected by Hurricane Ida could be eligible for help from FEMA.

JEFFERSON PARISH ISSUES BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR THE ENTIRE WEST BANK

The Jefferson Parish Water Department is issuing a Boil Water Advisory for Grand Isle and the entire West Bank of Jefferson Parish including Westwego due to the anticipated loss of pressure in the distribution system.

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF UNINCORPORATED JEFFERSON PARISH AND THE TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE:

Curbside garbage collection will be suspended until Wednesday, September 1, 2021 due to the mandatory curfew and the need to make sure that all roads are passable.

JEFFERSON PARISH RESIDENTS ASKED TO CONSERVE WATER TO PREVENT SEWERAGE SYSTEM BACKUPS

Residents in Jefferson Parish are asked to minimize wastewater leaving their homes in an effort to avoid overloading the Parish sewerage system.

JEFFERSON PARISH SETS MANDATORY CURFEW, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng has called for a mandatory curfew for all of Jefferson Parish, which will be in effect from 6 a.m. on Monday, August 30, 2021 until at least 6 a.m. on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR THE ENTIRE EAST BANK OF JEFFERSON PARISH

The Jefferson Parish Water Department is issuing a Boil Water Advisory for the entire East Bank of Jefferson Parish due to the loss of pressure in the distribution system caused by damage from Hurricane Ida.

JEFFERSON PARISH TRANSIT TO SUSPEND SERVICES MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2021

Jefferson Parish Transit has suspended bus and paratransit services on Monday, August 30, 2021 due to the effects of Hurricane Ida.

JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT OFFICES CLOSED ON MONDAY, AUG. 30th

The Jefferson Parish Administration, along with the Emergency Management and Public Works Departments, continue to closely monitor Hurricane Ida and are ready to respond accordingly.

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