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TPCG Coronavirus Daily Update for March 16, 2020

Monday March 16, 2020 06:30 pm - 2514 Views - Posted By Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
TPCG Coronavirus Daily Update for March 16, 2020

From the Office of the Parish President Gordon Dove:

Number of Coronavirus Cases in Terrebonne Parish: 2 (no change from Sunday, March 15th)

  • All Terrebonne Parish sponsored events have been cancelled that may exceed 250 people.
  • All Terrebonne Parish Recreation (TPR) events have been postponed until further notice.
  • Live after 5 event scheduled for Downtown Houma in March has been cancelled.
  • Access to the 32nd Judicial Court System has been limited.

All Terrebonne Parish government offices remain open with normal business hours.

The Terrebonne Council on Aging (TCOA) has implemented the following measures:

  • All local senior centers and lunch centers have been closed until further notice.
  • All home visits by TCOA have been cancelled.
  • Senior citizens who receive home delivered meals will continue to receive home delivered meals and all senior citizens who utilized the senior centers and lunch centers for meals and are in need of meals will be added to the home delivery list to receive meals.
  • All senior center and lunch center managers will begin check-up calls tomorrow to registered senior citizens every other day.
  • All information and assistance request will be conducted via telephone. If a senior citizen needs information or assistance, they should call the Council on Aging office at 985-868-8411.
  • All assessments for senior citizens will be conducted by telephone.
  • No changes to the Council on Aging transportation system have been implemented at this time.

The Governor of Louisiana has issued the following orders for the entire State beginning at Midnight tonight:

  • All casinos, bars, theaters, and health clubs and gyms will be closed until further notice.
  • Restaurants may remain open only for drive-thru, take-out, and delivery services.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses, you should do the following:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your mouth or nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, or cough and sneeze into your upper arm, not your hands.
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces with regular household cleaning sprays or wipes.
  • Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Stay home from work or school if you are sick.

For the most updated information regarding COVID-19, residents can do the following:

  • Dial 211 and ask a question.
  • Text LACOVID to 898-211.
  • Visit LA211help.org.

 

Additional Information

Contact

Hours of Operation

  • Monday thru Friday
  • 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Physical Address

  • Government Tower
  • 8026 Main Street, Suite 700
  • Houma, LA 70360

Mailing Address

  • P. O. Box 2768
  • Houma, LA 70361
 
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