Governor Edwards: 'Stay at Home’ order effective at 5:00 PM today (March 23) until April 13. Citizens ordered to stay at home unless absolutely necessary for you to leave. Gatherings limited to less than 10. Grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants (takeout, delivery only) and other essential businesses remain open. Click HERE for more information.
There is currently NO CURFEW enacted in Lafourche Parish.
Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office is encouraging residents to call ahead or use online services: Pay Tickets & Fines; Pay Property Taxes; Background Checks. Shooting Range is closed to the public until further notice. Sheriff’s sales of seized property and movables have been suspended until at least 4/13/2020. On-site inmate visitation suspended, but video visitation available. Click HERE for more information.
All Lafourche Parish Government offices have moved to electronic format only. Residents should use its website and email for transactions.
All court trials in the 17th Judicial District have been suspended for the week of March 23-27. Court appearances from March 23-27 are continued (suspended). The Lafourche Parish Clerk of Court is conducting business outside the front door during standard business hours.
The Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office in Thibodaux is closed to the public, but the staff remains. Call (985) 447-2003 for assistance. The Galliano office is CLOSED until further notice.
The Lafourche Parish Assessor’s Office is CLOSED until further notice. For property bonds, call (985) 447-7242. Click HERE for more information.
The Lafourche Parish Registrar of Voters Office is closed to the public, but remains in operation.
The Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter has suspended all owner surrenders. Stray intake reduced to emergency only. Spay/neuter program suspended. Adoptions available online.
All Lafourche Parish Libraries are CLOSED. Virtual Library is available.
All other public agencies are asking residents to call ahead before coming to the office and use online services.
All senior centers are closed to the public until further notice.
All Medicaid Regional Offices are closed until further notice. Online services are available. Click HERE for more information.
Some driver’s license expiration dates have been extended. Click HERE for more information.
Nicholls State University has moved classes online. Click HERE for more information.
All K-12 schools and Lafourche Parish Head Start will be closed until April 13, 2020. Please check with your child’s school/district for more specific information.
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center
Ochsner-Saint Anne General Hospital
Lady of the Sea General Hospital
Click HERE to view available state resources for stress, unemployment, Medicaid, businesses, SNAP, SBA, and homeowners.
COVID-19 GENERAL INFORMATION:
COVID-19 is primarily spread through the air by coughing & sneezing, close personal contact, and touching an object with the virus on it then touching your mouth/nose/eyes. To protect yourself, wash your hands often (for 20 seconds) with soap and water, avoid touching your mouth/nose/eyes, and disinfect frequently-touched surfaces daily. Symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you are having symptoms or believe you may have come into contact with an infected person, call your doctor. If you have a medical emergency, call 911 and let them know you may have COVID-19.