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COVID-19 Updates

Temporary Suspension of Family & Volunteer Visitation


Effective March 13, 2020, the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center has suspended Family and Volunteer Visitation of detained you for a minimum of the next 30 days.  This means that only officers of the court, law enforcement, and other personnel conducting official business will have visiting access to youth.  In addition, a pre-screen is being implemented for youth who are presented by law enforcement for admission into detention; with possible infected youth being referred for medical clearance.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our facility at 985-893-6292.

To view the full statement by Executive Director Joseph T. Dominick, please click here.

Louisiana Department of Health’s COVID-19 Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Louisiana Office of Public Health continue to closely monitor this outbreak. For current information about Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the Louisiana Department of Health website. An interactive dashboard is available and updated twice daily.


The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), Office of Public Health Bureau of Community Preparedness (OPH BCP) is partnering with Louisiana 211 and the Louisiana Association of United Ways to ensure citizens can access to the most current information available for COVID-19. As members of the Governor’s COVI-19 Taskforce, LDH, OPH BCP and Louisiana 211 work in coordination with all state efforts for COVID-19.

To learn more about COVID-19, treatment, testing, and community care centers, you may:
• Dial 211 to reach a live specialist
• Text the keyword “LACOVID” to 898-211
• Visit www.LA211Help.org