Latest LA Dept of Health Update

The Louisiana Department of Health says as of last night we had 280 cases reported from 703 state tests that do not include commercial testing. According to them, 7 people have now died from the Coronavirus. Those numbers will be updated again at 9:30 this morning. Orleans Parish has 196 cases reported and 6 deaths…

Entergy Suspends Disconnects

Entergy says these are unprecedented times for all of us and they take the health, safety and security of their customers, communities, employees and business partners very seriously. Effective March 13, Entergy Louisiana has suspended electric and natural gas service disconnections for a minimum of 30 days. We encourage customers to make payments on their…

STPH Infection Specialists Recommendations

St. Tammany Heath System infection prevention officials are recommending the following preventative step to help stop the spread of the virus. Limit your contact with others by avoiding large crowds. If it’s necessary to go out in public, practice “social distancing” by staying at least 6 feet away from other people.   Wash your hands frequently…

Chamber Offers Message of Support

St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce Chairman Tom Meyer, shared a message yesterday, along with members of the Chamber’s Small Business Council. They urged people to follow St. Tammany Eats on Facebook and order from local restaurants. They said consider purchasing gift cards from restaurants, small businesses and service providers. And they said use this time…

Louisiana State Capitol Closes

Beginning Thursday, March 19th through Monday, March 30th, the Louisiana State Capitol will be closed. Senate President Page Cortez and Speaker of the House of Representatives Clay Schexnayder, in coordination with other agencies housed in the building, have agreed that closure is necessary to ensure the health and welfare of the public and staff. The…

St Tammany Closures Happening Today

Mike Cooper, St. Tammany Parish President, says beginning Wednesday, March 18, St. Tammany Parish Government buildings including the Koop Drive Campus, and the Tyler Street Complex will be completely closed to the general public. The Department of Animal Services will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18, including no animal intakes or adoptions.…

LA Dept of Health Update

The Louisiana Department of Health says as of last night we had 196 cases reported from 531 state tests that do not include commercial testing. 4 people have died from the Coronavirus. Those numbers will be updated again at 9:30 this morning. Orleans Parish has 136 cases reported and all 4 deaths have occurred there.…

More Closure Info on St Tammany Towns

Some of the other closures and info regarding municipalities in St Tammany. The Town of Pearl River has closed its Park and Community center. The Town Hall office is closed to the public but drop box is available and the office can be reached at 985-863-5800. In the Town of Madisonville residents are encouraged to…

Tangi School Meal Details

Starting today Tangipahoa Parish Schools will be serving breakfast/lunch to students who are 18 and younger. The district has designated 12 convenient school-based sites where families can pick up two meals per child per weekday. At each site, a driver will be asked to proceed to the pick up area to present a form that…

Tangi Press Conference Today

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller, Tangipahoa Parish Council members, and partner agencies will hold a press conference today at 5 p.m. inside the Tangipahoa Parish Council Chambers in Amite. Miller said he will give an update on the COVID-19 procedures that have been put into effect. Tangipahoa Parish School Superintendent Melissa Stilley and Dr. Rob…