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March 27, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 27, 2020 4:00 P.M. POSITIVE TESTS/DEATHS This morning, I announced the fact that as of this time, in St. Martin Parish, there are 11 reported positive tests for COVID-19. More sobering is that fact of those...

March 26, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 26, 2020 5:00 P.M.   TESTING/SCREENING Next Wednesday, April 1, 2020, testing for COVID-19 will be available in Iberia Parish at North Lewis Elementary. Also, testing will continue in Lafayette Parish at the...

COVID-19 Update – Restrictions on Businesses

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 25, 2020 10:00 A.M. RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESSES The interpretation and application of the “Stay At Home” proclamation issued by Governor John Bel Edwards last Sunday, March 22, 2020, has placed a great deal of...

Positive Test for St. Martin Parish

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 24, 2020 11:45 A.M. As has been anticipated, I have just now received confirmation that a St. Martin Parish only one resident has tested positive for COVID-19. Pursuant to federal law, no personal identifying...

March 23, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 23, 2020 4:00 P.M. PARISH GOVERNMENT CLOSURES/RESTRICTIONS As you will recall, yesterday I announced our preliminary decisions regarding Parish Government affairs. My Directors and I felt compelled we act quickly to...

COVID-19 Update – Stay At Home Order

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 22, 2020 6:00 P.M.   GATHERINGS AND EVENTS To the extent that the Stay At Home Order described below is not applicable, Executive Order 33 JBE 2020 now mandates that all events and activities which involve a...

March 22, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 22, 2020 10:30 A.M. UPDATES As of this date and time, there are 837 positive tests in Louisiana and 20 deaths. The number of reported positive tests in surrounding areas stands at 19: Lafayette Parish: 7 cases...

March 20, 2020-COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 20, 2020 3:45 P.M. TESTING/SCREENING We continue to receive questions about the testing or screening sites for COVID-19. The testing site closest to St. Martin Parish remains in Lafayette at the Cajundome. This site...

March 19, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars March 19, 2020 7:00 P.M. President Larry Richard of Iberia Parish has advised me that a resident of his Parish has tested positive for COVID-19. At his request, I was personally present at a press conference which he had...