State offices remain closed in 10 parishes after Hurricane Ida


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Cleanup continues in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida throughout Louisiana.

The recovery process has taken longer in certain parts of the state.

It is within those areas that state offices remain closed on Monday, September 13.

The Division of Administration is announcing that ten state offices remain closed in Louisiana.

Details about which offices are closed for nonessential employees can be found below:

Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne is announcing that state offices in the following 10 parishes will be closed Monday, Sept. 13: Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa and Terrebonne.

All agency heads are responsible for determining those essential personnel who should remain on duty, report for duty or those who should report to alternate work sites as necessary. Officials continue to monitor conditions throughout the state, and this announcement may be updated.

This office closure applies to all nonessential employees, including those authorized to work from home due to COVID-19.

TIMEKEEPERS: This is an office closure and should be coded as such. All employees in the affected parishes, including those authorized to work from home due to COVID-19, should use the Office Closure code (LSOC). Employees with further questions should seek guidance from their supervisors.

State employees should be aware of the following phone numbers to call, which will be updated: 1.800.360.9660 or 225.342.0498.

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