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MAYOR AMRHEIN ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING MASK ORDER IN THE CITY OF ZACHARY

Mayor Amrhein would like to issue the following statement: “The mandatory mask order issued by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome today does not apply to the City of Zachary.  The decision to wear a mask at local businesses in the City of Zachary shall be left up to the business owner. The City of Zachary will continue to require masks upon entering city owned properties.” Mayor Amrhein continues to support the CDC’s recommendation of practicing social or physical distancing of 6 feet.
 


Please read this important message regarding the re-opening of Zachary Youth Park
 


The Zachary Police Department is working with the City, Parish and State officials to manage the local impact of coronavirus (COVID-19). Effective Wednesday March 17, 2020, Chief McDavid has instituted several changes to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community and within the Police Department Building. These changes are listed below.

  • We are limiting access to the Police Department building to employees only. We encourage citizens to contact the police department by phone.
    -   Emergency- 911
    -   Non-Emergency- 225-654-9393
    -   Records- 225-654-1904
    -   Chief’s Office- 225-654-0073
    -   CID Office- 225-654-1905
     
  • We ask that public records requests be made by email or mail.
    -   Mail- Zachary Police Department, PO Box 310, Zachary, La. 70791
    -   Email- aguidry@zacharypd.org or tmiller@zacharypd.org
     
  • Officers will continue to respond to calls when necessary. However, whenever possible, complaints will be taken over the phone.
  • Supervisors will decide whether a lower grade call such as minor thefts and property damage will be handled in person or by phone.
  • No curfew is in place at this time; however, this may change if necessary.
  • Following the executive order from the Governor’s Office,  there is a ban on gatherings of 50 or more people.


We ask that the citizens of Zachary not panic, we will get through this together. We encourage everyone to follow the guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html. Stay home if you are sick, cover your cough, clean and disinfect surfaces regularly, and avoid close contact with people who are sick.
 


City of Zachary Implements Limited Access Policy for City Hall and City Annex
 


CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION:

Louisiana Department of Health  

Louisiana Governor’s Office   
     Proclamation - Public Health Emergency - COVID-19
     Proclamation - Additional Measures For COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

City-Parish of East Baton Rouge

Centers for Disease Control


ZACHARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL UPDATES:

Zachary Community Schools
    Zachary Community School District Coronavirus Update 3/15/2020 

 

BREC PARKS EVENT CANCELLATIONS, POSTPONEMENTS OR SUSPENSIONS

Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

Navigating the Future Amidst COVID-19

 

Questions about COVID-19 now being answered by Louisiana 211 statewide network.  Anyone looking for information about the COVID-19 outbreak can simply dial 211 or text LACOVID to 898-211 for the most current information about the outbreak as it becomes available.