St. Tammany Parish Government COVID-19 Operational Updates
St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper announced the decision to take additional measures to more closely adhere to Stay-At-Home orders. All St. Tammany Parish Government employees who are able to work remotely, will do so starting Monday, March 30, 2020.
“Plans that we put in place are now being fully implemented to protect our employees, while maintaining Parish Government operations,” said Mike Cooper, St. Tammany Parish President. “We want to keep our employees and their families healthy, and utilize the remote options we have at this time.”
St. Tammany Parish Government has deployed nearly 100 laptops to employees over the past three weeks, enabling this transition. St. Tammany Parish Government operations will continue, with Tammany Utilities and Public Works Crews prepared to respond to immediate needs. Building code and drainage inspections will see a suspension during this time. Litter Abatement crews will continue to stand down. The Tammany Trace will close effective Monday, March 30, 2020. The Lacombe draw bridge will remain in the upright position for the duration of the closure, to allow marine vessels to get through. The Kids Konnection Playground, the St. Tammany Fishing Pier, Camp Salmen Nature Park, and Northshore Beach remain closed.
St. Tammany Parish Government’s Access St. Tammany STPG-TV is broadcasting a COVID-19 Dashboard with up-to-the-minute information from St. Tammany Parish Government, the Louisiana’s Governor’s Office, the Louisiana Department of Health, and the CDC. Viewers can watch it on Charter at Channel 710, or on AT&T U-Verse, Channel 99, menu item Access St. Tammany. It is also live-streamed here. Find additional COVID-19 information at www.stpgov.org/covid19.
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