The Plaquemines Parish Government is monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Residents are asked to monitor local media for more information as it becomes available.
News from Plaquemines Parish Government
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 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
One hundred forty (140) Positive Cases and eleven (11) deaths as of April 13, 2020
PMC: 118 test performed, counting the nine that were done on the Eastbank last week.
68 negatives, 43 positives, and seven test pending results.
Economic Development released new resources for residents; If you know a resource and would like to add it to the list, please provide a title, paragraph description, and link—send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish-wide curfew in place 10 PM-5 AM
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.