JEFFERSON, LA – Effective on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at noon, Grand Isle residents will be required to show proof of residency to re-enter the Town of Grand Isle (Grand Isle driver’s license, LA State ID, voter registration or homestead exemption). There will also be a daily curfew from 9 p.m. – 6 a.m.
According to Mayor David Camardelle, “The safety of our residents is a top priority and our medical services are limited, which is why we are putting these extra measures in place. The Town of Grand Isle elected officials are here to protect our residents from coronavirus (COVID-19).”
Since Grand Isle medical services are limited, residents or non-residents who have symptoms of COVID-19 and are in need of ambulance transport will be brought to West Jefferson Hospital in Marrero, Louisiana.
The following guidelines are effective on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at noon and are subject to change hourly/daily:
- All vehicles will be checked at Grand Isle Welcome Sign / Jefferson Parish line. One ID per vehicle.
- Camp owners are allowed to enter the town; however, proper ID (property tax bill, utility bill or Entergy bill) is required to show proof of ownership.
- Upon entrance into Grand Isle, camp owners we are asking that you self-quarantine, leaving your camp only for essentials.
- Out of town workers will need proof of employment that they are needed at work or a copy of building permit for out of town workers.
- Those who do not follow rules are subject to arrest/fines up to $500.00 or transported to Jefferson Parish lock up in Gretna, Louisiana.
For questions, please call Grand Isle Police Department at 985-787-2104.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitterand Instagram(@JeffParishGov).