FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update
The Plaquemines Parish Government is monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Residents are asked to monitor local media for more information as it becomes available. For COVID-19 Testing, residents may go to Plaquemines Medical Center. The public is advised to take regular CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) precautions & protective measures at this time
Louisiana continues to rank in the top states with number of cases per capita and deaths per capita.
The statewide Stay Home Order went into effect. Stay home except for essential needs.
9-1-1 is for life-threatening emergencies only.
Stay safe when doing essential activities:
- Shopping for Supplies: send only one family member, wash hands before and after shopping, don’t touch your face, and avoid close contact with others.
- Food Delivery: avoid close contact with others, use sanitizing wipes, wash your hands before and after deliveries, request deliveries be left outside your door, disinfect all packaging.
- Essential Work: disinfect work area often, avoid close contact with others, and meet virtually.