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Ville Platte votes to reduce curfew hours, Mayor announces COVID testing

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jun 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-10 10:26:16-04

Ville Platte City Council members voted on Tuesday to reduce the hours of the city's nightly curfew.

The new curfew hours, effective Wednesday night, will be from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. for adults and businesses. A juvenile curfew remains in effect also, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

According to Ville Platte radio station KVPI, the city will revisit the curfew hours after Phase Two of state regulations ends on June 26.

Mayor Jennifer Vidrine announced at the meeting that COVID-19 testing will be given to elderly residents at the following locations:

Chateau des Amies
June 11, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Annie May and Pop Garden Apartments
June 18, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Village de Memorie
June 22, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Testing will be available for both residents and staff. Mayor Vidrine said testing will begin soon in other areas of the city as well.

Read more from the council meeting here.

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