St. Tammany Parish Moves into Phase III — St. Tammany Rental Assistance Program Update

The St. Tammany Rental Assistance Program (STRAP) which will utilize CARES Act funding from the Department of Treasury, is mobilizing. This assistance is available to assist households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Parish Urges Electricity Conservation During Winter Weather Event

MISO has declared a Maximum Generation Emergency Event due to forced generation outages and below normal temperatures. The entire State of Louisiana and every electric utility company’s consumers are being asked to curtail electricity usage to relieve the demand.

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COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expanded by Louisiana Department of Health

Louisiana will expand eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines on Monday (Feb. 8), Gov. John Bel Edwards announced in a Thursday press conference, lowering the minimum age from 70 to 65 and adding all first responders, not just those providing healthcare and vaccinations.

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Brand-New Tammany Trace Signage Offers Enhanced Features for Patrons

Tammany Trace patrons can expect to see new, upgraded signage along the 28-mile Rails-to-Trails conversion within the coming weeks. The signage, made possible with support from the Northshore Homebuilders Charitable Trust, retains features from the previous version, while offering greater detail…

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STHS Administering COVID Vaccine to Elders and Community Providers

Following Louisiana Office of Public Health guidance, St. Tammany Health System announced vaccine appointment availability for community residents aged 70 and over, as well as community medical providers not employed by the health system.

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STP President Mike Cooper Again Calls on Citizens to Remain Vigilant in Prevention Practices

As the Louisiana Department of Health reports a percent positivity rate in St. Tammany Parish above 10% for the third consecutive week, St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper again asks residents to remain strong in their commitment to best prevention practices to slow down the spread of COVID-19.

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‘Percent for Art’ Open House Showcases the Safe Haven Healing Arts Collection

St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper welcomed members of the arts and health communities as they came together at the Safe Haven Health and Wellness Complex, Thursday, December 10, 2020. The event — the Percent for Art Open House — was an art opening for 31 Healing Arts collections procured through a Call to Artists earlier this year, as well as donations from local philanthropists.

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A Message From the Parish President: COVID Update

I want to wish all of you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. As I said in my statement early last week, we know these holidays are going to be different due to COVID-19. Based on the Governor’s announcement yesterday of a move to a modified Phase 2, we now have some idea of just how different.

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