Travel Alert

Hurricane Sally is expected to bring hurricane conditions early Tuesday, September 15 along the Mississippi and southeast Louisiana coast. Please monitor conditions before traveling to the area. Get up to date information from the National Weather Service here.


Hurricane Laura made landfall on August 27 in Cameron, Louisiana, affecting the southwest region of the state and portions of central and north Louisiana. Before you travel, get updated information using the following resources:


Click for weather updates from NOAA.

Click for official State of Louisiana Hurricane Laura updates from Governor Edwards.

Click for emergency information at

Click here for road closure information

Click here for information on volunteer opportunities in Louisiana.





Latest information and guidance regarding COVID-19

The State of Louisiana has moved cautiously into Phase 3 of reopening with a statewide mask mandate still in effect

With the COVID-19 situation continuing to evolve, we encourage you to follow the most up-to-date information and guidance offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Louisiana Department of Health

Protect yourself and others.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges all Americans to exercise the following safety precautions in public:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, after touching surfaces frequently touched by others, after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing, and before touching your face or eating.
  • If soap and water are not available, bring and use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub your hands together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Practice Social Distancing by keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others.
  • Wear a cloth face-covering in public.


The Louisiana Department of Health has the following guidelines and COVID-19 resources.