CORONAVIRUS UPDATES

Keep up to date with the latest updates from Parish President Chester Cedars on COVID-19
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January 20, 2021 – COVID-19 Update

Extracts from the Parish President's Report of January 19, 2021 COVID-19 VACCINATIONS I have attended several conferences with state officials relative to the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines. As a result, I am reticent to make any statements about the vaccines...

December 15, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars December 15, 2020 12:00 P.M.   LATEST ON VACCINES During a conference call yesterday with representatives of the Louisiana Department of Health, I received an update on the COVID-19 vaccines about which there have...

November 25, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars November 25, 2020 8:30 A.M. Yesterday, Governor John Bel Edwards issued Executive Order 168 JBE 2020 which imposes more restrictions than set forth in his previous Phase 3 Orders. The current edict is being referred to as...

November 20, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars November 20, 2020 11:30 A.M. THE THIRD SURGE We have been advised by the Governor’s Office and White House Task Force that our state, and nation, are experiencing a “third surge” in the COVID-19 Pandemic battle. The facts...

October 23, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars October 23, 2020 9:30 A.M.   Yesterday, by virtue of Executive Order 143 JBE 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards amended his previous Phase 3 Orders to allow 50% capacity at outdoor elementary and secondary school-aged...

September 30, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

  DECLARATION PERMITTING RE-OPENING OF BARS WHEREAS, by virtue of Executive Order Number 25 JBE 2020, issued on March 11, 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards declared a Public Health Emergency for the State of Louisiana as a result of the outbreak of a respiratory...

September 23, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars September 23, 2020 4:00 P.M. In one of his most recent proclamations, 117 JBE 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards allowed Louisiana to enter into Phase 3. However, he declared that bars and lounges must remained closed;...

Halloween 2020

Parish President Chester Cedars confirmed that trick-or-treat activities associated with Halloween is NOT prohibited by the Proclamation 117 JBE 2020, the latest Executive Order (Phase 3) of Governor John Bel Edwards. In discussing the issue with the Louisiana State...

September 16, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars September 16, 2020 6:00 P.M. As everyone is aware, on September 11, 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards issued Executive Order 117 JBE 2020 which allows the State of Louisiana to enter what is referred to as “Phase 3". One...

September 11, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars September 11, 2020 3:30 P.M. The Governor has announced the parameters of Phase 3 restrictions. As soon as he officially releases his proclamation, I will outline it and post a summary thereof based upon the actual terms...

July 24, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars July 24, 2020 2:30 P.M. NEW FORMAT I again remind you of the new page on the Parish website for COVID-19 information and updates (www.stmartinparish.net/coronavirus). POTENTIAL OF A HOSPITAL CRISIS On June 26, 2020, I...

July 12, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars July 12, 2020 3:00 P.M. NEW FORMAT I again remind you of the new page on the Parish website for COVID-19 information and updates (www.stmartinparish.net/coronavirus). REVISED PHASE 2 RESTRICTIONS A. Mask Wearing Mandate As...

July 2, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars July 2, 2020 3:00 P.M. NEW FORMAT I again remind you of the new page on the Parish website for COVID-19 information and updates (www.stmartinparish.net/coronavirus). POSITIVE CASES FOR JULY 2, 2020 The news remains bleak...

June 26, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars June 26, 2020 4:15 P.M. NEW FORMAT I again remind you of the new page on the Parish website for COVID-19 information and updates (www.stmartinparish.net/coronavirus). POSITIVE CASES FOR JUNE 26, 2020 The report from LDH...

June 18, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars June 18, 2020 4:30 P.M. NEW FORMAT I again remind you of the new page on the Parish website for COVID-19 information and updates (www.stmartinparish.net/coronavirus). INCREASE IN POSITIVE CASES As most of you are aware,...

Updated COVID-19 Testing Sites

Lafayette General Healthis pausing its community COVID-19 testing efforts in St. Martin Parish for part of this week. LGH says that no public testing will be done from Thursday, June 18 through Sunday, June 21. Testing will resume on Monday, June 22 in Catahoula Park...

June 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

The Louisiana Department of Health has informed Parish President Chester Cedars that there has been an outbreak of COVID-19 cases among employees at a work site located in St. Martin Parish.  This facility does not directly interact with the public.   As a result...

June 5, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars June 5, 2020 6:00 P.M. NEW FORMAT I again remind you of the new page on the Parish website for COVID-19 information and updates (www.stmartinparish.net/coronavirus). FUTURE REPORTS As I previously advised, these public...

May 29, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

St. Martin Parish President Chester R. Cedars May 29, 2020 7:00 P.M. NEW FORMAT I again remind you of the new page on the Parish website for COVID-19 information and updates (www.stmartinparish.net/coronavirus). FUTURE REPORTS As I previously advised, these public...

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