Louisiana is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, driven largely by the Delta variant. Per capita the state of Louisiana remains number one in the nation for new Covid-19 cases.

Yesterday Governor Edwards temporarily reinstated a statewide mask mandate effective tomorrow Aug. 4 until Sept. 1. All people ages 5 and up will have to wear a mask indoors regardless of vaccination status. Masks are required for entrance into all City buildings.

For more information regarding information or updates on COVID-19 in Louisiana, visit the Louisiana Department of Health website at

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