Shelter Update - Ascension Parish



SHELTER UPDATE FOR ASCENSION PARISH RESIDENTS:

ASCENSION PARISH EMERGENCY SHELTERS OPENING SUNDAY MORNING.

ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT WILL OPEN 2 EVACUATION SHELTERS AT 8:00 AM SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 FOR RESIDENTS FLEEING HURRICANE IDA.

LAMAR-DIXON EXPO CENTER IN THE GYM
9039 S. ST. LANDRY AVE, GONZALES, LA 70737
(ENTER THROUGH THE SECOND ENTRANCE NEXT TO THE CHAPEL)

LOWERY MIDDLE SCHOOL
2389 LA 1 SOUTH, DONALDSONVILLE, LA 70346

BOTH SHELTERS WILL BE OPERATED BY ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT AND WILL OFFER A MINIMUM OF A MENITIES. SECURITY WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE ASCENSION PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE. COTS WILL BE PROVIDED, BUT ANYONE COMING TO THE SHELTERS SHOULD BRING ENOUGH FOOD AND PERSONAL ITEMS TO LAST 3 TO 5 DAYS. ITEMS TO BRING INCLUDE:

• FOOD
• WATER
• BEDDING
• MEDICATION
• CLOTHING
• TOILETRIES/HYGIENE PRODUCTS
• ELECTRONICS CHARGING CABLES

SHELTERS WILL OPERATE IN COMPLIANCE WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND GUIDELINES, INCLUDING SOCIAL DISTANCING AND FACE MASK MANDATES. ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS SHOULD CALL THE CITIZENS SERVICE CENTER AT 225-450-1200.

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