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Additional Restrictions Due to The Rising Cases Of COVID-19

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NEWS RELEASE

PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISIANA

July 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Additional Restrictions Due to The Rising Cases Of COVID-19


Plaquemines Parish —As we continue to monitor COVID-19 throughout Plaquemines Parish, Governor John Bel Edwards will issue an Executive Order Monday, July 13th, calling for additional restrictions due to the rising cases of COVID-19 across the state.

Three key changes that will go into effect on Monday, July 13, and continue through Friday, July 24 include:

  • A Statewide mask mandate for all individuals ages eight and older unless the individual meets an exemption exception as outlined in the full order: https://gov.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2591
  • All Bars with and without LDH food permits will close indoors. Bars can offer curbside pickup.
  • Limitations on the number of attendees at an indoor gathering (such as a party or shower). Those gatherings will be limited at 50 attendees indoors.

Phase Two Reopening guidance should continue to be followed. For specific guidance and additional information, please visit https://gov.louisiana.gov/

Plaquemines Parish will continue to follow all executive orders, recommendations, and restrictions issued by the State of Louisiana.

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. For more information about Plaquemines Parish, visit https://plaqueminesparish.com/ Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@PlaqueminesParishGov).