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Crowley mayor issues State of Emergency for city

City of Crowley
Posted at 4:55 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 19:58:35-04

Crowley Mayor Tim Monceaux has issued a supplemental declaration and declared a state of emergency for the city, in following with Gov. John Bel Edwards' orders for public safety regarding COVID-19.

The state of emergency is in effect starting Thursday, April 2, 2020, to Thursday, April 30, 2020.

Mayor Monceaux's order includes the following:

- Stay at Home Order

All individuals within the City of Crowley are under a general Stay at Home Order unless performing an essential activity. All gatherings of 10 people or more shall be postponed or canceled. Essential activities include obtaining food, medicine, non-elective medical care or treatment, going to and from a workplace, going to and from a home of a family member, among others.

Non-essential businesses will remain closed, including places of public amusement, personal care and grooming businesses, and malls. All restaurants will no longer allow for on-premises consumption of food or drink.

- Funeral services will be limited to no more than 10 people

- All public schools in the City of Crowley shall remain closed until April 30, 2020

- Government meetings will be held via teleconference or video conference. All efforts will be made to provide for observation and input from the public

- All City of Crowley government offices and facilities are closed to the public until further notice. Essential services will continue. Those include the Crowley Police Department, Fire Department, Public Works, Mosquito Control, among others.

Read the full declaration below: