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Jeanerette declares emergency, sets curfew

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Posted at 4:44 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 17:44:58-04

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.