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Jefferson Parish Prepared for 2023 Hurricane Season

JEFFERSON — Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng joined other parish officials and partner agencies at the Emergency Operations Center in Gretna for a press conference to inform citizens about the measures taken to prepare for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season.

The press conference can be watched by CLICKING HERE.

All Jefferson Parish residents are encouraged to prepare now to protect their family, friends and property in the event of a major storm or hurricane this year. For Jefferson Parish’s hurricane dashboard, which includes information and resources on how to prepare now, stay safe during, and recover after a storm, visit

In order to better prepare to assist medically vulnerable residents, Jefferson Parish has launched an updated Medical Needs Registry. The best way to sign up is online at, or by calling 504-323-1818 and leaving a message. This is not a guarantee of service, and the best way to evacuate is with friends and family members. Individuals that are bedridden, have multiple medical devices such as suction machines, ventilators, feeding tubes or oxygen concentrator, or can’t get to a bus stop due to mobility limitations should register.

For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on FacebookTwitterYouTubeJPTV and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.


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