NewsCoronavirus

Actions

Parish-wide curfew to be lifted Thursday for unaccompanied minors in Lafayette

Default-Image_1280x720.png
Posted at 1:48 PM, May 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 14:54:43-04

Lafayette Consolidated Government says that the parish-wide curfew issued on March 16, 2020, for unaccompanied minors will be lifted effective 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2020.

The curfew was put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

LCG says Lafayette Parish is experiencing fewer COVID-19 cases.

“After consulting with the Sheriff, our Police and Fire Chiefs, and Lafayette Parish Mayors, I’ve determined the nightly curfew is no longer necessary,” said Mayor-President Josh Guillory in a release.

Guillory is also encouraging citizens to take the necessary steps to stay safe like washing hands frequently, remaining home when sick, and wearing a mask when social distancing isn’t possible.

Citizens experiencing COVID-19 symptoms are reminded to call 311, option 1 or 337-534-TEST to get information about COVID-19 testing sites in the parish.

------------------------------------------------------------
Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, click HERE.

Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku and Amazon devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Evening News Headlines, Latest COVID-19 Headlines, Morning News Headlines, Special Offers

Alexa's Daily Flash Briefing

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Instagram

Subscribe to our Youtube channel