New Cases by Zip Code – COVID Update from Mayor Mark Johnson

Between June 9th and June 17th, Zip Code 70433 picked up 21 new infections, 70435 added 5 new cases. Almost one-half of those in the 70433 were within two households.

From St. Tammany Parish Health System (the Hospital):

St. Tammany Health System remains equipped and staffed to address the needs of the community.

You can help! Wash your hands, cough into your elbow, avoid large gatherings and stay home when you don’t feel well. Do not seek care in the emergency room if you are not experiencing an emergency. Do not visit the hospital for social purposes. All patients exhibiting symptoms, including children, are required to wear a mask at STHS facilities. No exceptions. If you have flu symptoms and had contact with people or places with COVID-19, call 985-898-4001 to schedule a Virtual Visit with a St. Tammany Health System provider.

STHS’s Mandeville Diagnostic Center, which had been operating as the health system’s site for drive-through COVID-19 testing, has returned to normal hours and operations. It is still conducting curbside COVID testing for patients with physicians orders.

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