Town of Jean Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner and Jefferson Parish President John Young announce a Mandatory Evacuation for residents in Lafitte, Crown Point, and Barataria effective at 9:00 AM tomorrow, Monday, August 27, 2012.
Jefferson Parish Emergency Management will make available a Medical Special-Needs Hotline beginning at 9:00 AM tomorrow morning, Monday, August 27, 2012, for Jefferson Parish citizens with special medical needs requiring assistance with self-evacuation.
The number to call for special needs patients only is 504-349-5642.
The hotline is provided to assist with planning, transportation, and shelter with medical assistance for those citizens with special medical requirements who choose to evacuate.
Medical Special-Needs patients include citizens who are:
• Ventilator Dependent
• One caretaker is permitted to travel and stay with the special needs evacuee in a designated facility/shelter
The Special Needs Hotline phone number is 504-349-5642. The hotline will open at 9:00 AM Monday.