Press Releases

ROAD CLOSURE: VETERANS MEMORIAL BOULEVARD

JEFFERSON, LA – Starting on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., one eastbound lane of Veterans Memorial Blvd. from David Dr. to Downs Blvd. will be closed.

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.

LANE CLOSURE: WEST ESPLANADE

Starting Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 9:00 a.m., the right eastbound lane of West Esplanade between Clearview and Hudson will be closed.

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).

DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, ZONING QUALITY OF LIFE TO CONDUCT SWEEP

The Jefferson Parish Department of Property Maintenance, Zoning/Quality of Life (PMZ) will be conducting a sweep within the geographical boundaries of Council District 3 on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish on Thursday, August 19, 2021 in an effort to address property violations for quality of life enforcement.

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS PUBLIC MEETINGS ABOUT WATER & SEWER RATE INCREASES

The Jefferson Parish Administration is proposing rate increases to begin in 2022 in order to help fund vital improvements to Jefferson Parish’s aging water and sewer infrastructure.

AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITOES

Aerial spraying in response to mosquito activity is scheduled to take place on the East and West Banks of Jefferson Parish on the evening of Saturday, August 14, 2021 over portions of Metairie, Kenner, Lafitte/Barataria and Crown Point, weather conditions permitting.

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.

JEFFERSON PARISH PARTNERS WITH THE BLOOD CENTER TO HOST BLOOD DRIVES AT JPRD PLAYGROUNDS

Jefferson Parish, in partnership with The Blood Center, will be hosting blood drives at specific playgrounds on the East Bank and West Bank in playground classrooms.

ROAD CLOSURE: TERRY PARKWAY

Starting Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 7:00 a.m., the northbound right-hand lane of Terry Parkway will be closed for the day until 6:00 p.m., weather permitting.