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3/22/20 Governor John Bel Edwards Issues Louisiana Stay Home Order

Mar 22, 2020 | Bossier City, COVID- TBAL, Lafayette

Stay At Home Order 

To further combat the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana, Gov. Edwards issued a Stay at Home Order on March 22, directing all Louisiana residents to shelter at home and limit movements outside of their homes beyond essential needs.

Click here for the governor’s official order. 

Click here for a list of essential infrastructure.

YOU CAN

  • Go to the grocery, convenience or warehouse store

  • Go to the pharmacy to pick up medications and other healthcare necessities

  • Go to medical appointments (check with your doctor or provider first)

  • Go to a restaurant for take-out, delivery or drive-thru

  • Care for or support a friend or family member

  • Take a walk, ride your bike, hike, jog and be in nature for exercise — just keep at least six feet between you and others. 

  • Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian if necessary

  • Help someone to get necessary supplies

  • Receive deliveries from any business which delivers

 

YOU SHOULD NOT

  • Go to work unless you are providing essential services as defined by this Order

  • Visit friends and family if there is no urgent need

  • Maintain less than 6 feet of distance from others when you go out

  • Visit loved ones in the hospital, nursing home, skilled nursing facility or other residential care facility, except for limited exceptions as provided on the facility websites.