The mission of the Plaquemines Parish Government is to provide high quality, efficient services to sustain and enhance the quality of life for all residents of Plaquemines Parish.
According to Wednesday, January 20th's update from the Louisiana Department of Health, 23,000 tests have been given to parish residents. Over 1500 of those tests have been confirmed positive.
Plaquemines Parish’s 2-week positivity rate is 9.3%.
Currently, the only location in Plaquemines Parish is Delta Drugs in Port Sulphur that is distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. We encourage our residents who are 70+ years old or who meet the other requirements provided by the Governor to make appointments with them or other pharmacies in the metro area to receive the vaccine.
To find vaccine locations, please visit ldh.la.gov
Plaquemines Parish’s plans to continue to follow all guidelines and phase regulations from the Governor and Federal Officials.
We urge all residents and businesses to please continue to follow all Executive Orders set out by the Governor and all CDC suggestions and rules including wearing face masks/covers as well as social distancing.
Louisiana Residents Affected by Hurricane Zeta Can Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance.
Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from Hurricane Zeta should register with FEMA and apply for federal disaster assistance as soon as possible.
Residents may be eligible to receive assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from the hurricane.
Register with FEMA by:
▪ Going online at www.disasterassistance.gov
▪ Downloading the FEMA app
Calling the helpline: 800-621-3362.
The toll-free telephone lines operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.
Please continue to stay safe!
God bless you and God bless Plaquemines Parish
Kirk Lepine, Parish President
The Louisiana Hurricane Ida Sheltering Program provides sheltering assistance to residents in eligible heavily impacted parishes until other temporary or permanent housing options are available. More Information