The City of Jeanerette has issued emergency orders, including a curfew.
The orders take effect today and will remain in effect until April 16.
The curfew will be from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. for all unaccompanied minors and a curfew for adults of 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. This goes into effect today at 8 p.m.
Minors who work will be evaluated on a case-to-case basis, the orders says.
These orders also were issued:
All public and private gatherings shall be canceled or prohibited in non-emergency situations and where possible. In limited circumstances, personal gatherings should be limited to the number of persons in a reasonable household size.
Bars will close and Restaurants will no longer serve dine-in customers. Restaurants may only serve via drive-thru and outside pick-up.