Additional cancelations, closures due to winter weather

Additional cancelations, closures due to winter weather
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POSTED: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:23pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 1:21pm

The following is a list of non-school closures and cancelations due to winter weather. 

19th Judicial District Court will be closed Tuesday, January 28 due to weather 

Ascension Parish Governmental Offices 

With an impending winter storm system approaching the area, all Ascension Parish governmental offices, except for essential departments, will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, said Parish President Tommy Martinez.

Wednesday’s office hours will be decided on Tuesday afternoon, President Martinez said.

President Martinez declared a State of Emergency for Ascension Parish effective at 2 p.m. Monday. 

Assumption Parish governmental offices will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Wednesday, Jan. 29. 

Bally Total Fitness at Perkins Rowe is closed Tuesday and Wednesday 

Baton Rouge Bar Association 

The Opening of Court, Memorial & New Member Ceremony, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., has been postponed. The new date will be Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. and the ceremony will be held at the 19th Judicial District Courthouse in the 11th Floor Ceremonial Courtroom. 

Baton Rouge Legislative Issues Conference, presented with BRAC, will be rescheduled to January 31, 2014 at 11:30 am at LABI's Conference Center, 3113 Valley Creek Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. 

Better Together Assembly 

Because of the expected ice storm tomorrow, the first Public Assembly of the Better Together movement is being RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, February 4th, 6:30pm, at St. George Catholic Church, 7808 St. George Drive, 70809. 

CC’s Coffee House Bolder, Fresher Unveiling Event has been rescheduled and will be held on Wednesday, February 5. All other information remains the same.  

The Capital Region Planning Commission has cancelled the January 27, 2014 Commission meeting scheduled for the River Center due to severe weather conditions.

The Capital Region Planning Commission’s joint Transportation Policy Committee/Transportation Technical Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for January 28, 2014 at BREC Headquarters on Florida Blvd. is cancelled due to severe weather conditions.

The offices of the Capital Region Planning commission will be closed on January 28 and January 29, 2014 due to severe weather conditions. 

CATS will not operate service on Tuesday, January 28th. Management will continue to monitor road conditions and weather. We will reopen as soon as conditions allow. Further information and alerts will be available via CATS website.  

The Charter School Facility Code Compliance Summit scheduled for Wednesday, January 29, 2014, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 5, 2014, due to inclement weather. You do not have to re-register for the event. However, if you are unable to attend, please reply so your place can be filled by another attendee to (504) 267-7239 or

The meeting location and time remains at the Lindy Boggs Conference Center, Room 236 from 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M., with refreshments and sign-in at 8:00 A.M.  

EBR City-Parish offices  

Due to inclement weather, Mayor Melvin L. “Kip” Holden has announced that City-Parish offices will be closed Tuesday, January 28, and Wednesday, January 29. Mayor Holden said he plans to make a determination on Wednesday as to when the offices will be reopened.

Each City-Parish Department’s essential personnel are responsible for coordinating with their supervisors and reporting for duty if required as outlined
in their Continuity of Operations Plans.

Please visit for important tips and guides to keep safe throughout the duration of this event.

The Mayor reminds everyone to use the “Buddy System” to help the elderly or disabled, and to check on friends or neighbors. 

EBR Garbage, Recycling Pickup

Solid waste (garbage and trash) and recyclable material will not be collected Tuesday and Wednesday due to the adverse conditions that are expected on the interstates and other roadways.

The North Landfill will be closed to all haulers both commercial and the general public Tuesday and Wednesday.  

EBR JUVENILE COURT closed on Tuesday and Wednesday 


Genesis Energy job fairs

Due to weather-related safety concerns, Genesis Energy has cancelled its job fairs originally scheduled for this Tuesday and Wednesday for available positions at its Scenic Station crude oil rail facility in Baton Rouge. Today’s job fair is still on as scheduled.

Still on: Monday, January 27 at the Delmont Service Center located at 3535 Riley Street from 9a.m. to 5p.m.
Cancelled: Tuesday, January 28 at the Southern University Smith-Brown Memorial Union
Cancelled: Wednesday, January 29 at the Jewel J. Newman Community Center 

LA Women’s Healthcare is closed Tuesday 

Lake After Hours and Lake Urgent Care clinics will operate according to the following schedule:

For Tuesday, our clinic schedule will be as follows:
· LAH Perkins/Kids – OPEN TUESDAY AT 3PM – 9PM
· LAH Drusilla – OPEN TUESDAY AT 3PM – 9PM
· LAH Denham Springs – CLOSED TUESDAY
· Lourdes After Hours – Kaliste Saloom - OPEN TUESDAY AT 3PM – 9PM
· Lake Urgent Care – Burnside CLOSED TUESDAY
· Lake Urgent Care – Old Jefferson CLOSED TUESDAY

The following clinics will be remain open today:
· Lake Urgent Care – Hwy. 73 – OPEN TUESDAY AT 9AM
· LSU Health BR Urgent Care - OPEN 

Livingston Parish governmental offices

President Layton Ricks has announced parish governmental offices will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

“We are closely monitoring the weather,” said Ricks. “At this point we feel it is in the best interest of our parish employees to stay safe during this winter weather situation.”

Ricks also advised citizens in Livingston Parish to take the necessary precautions as the winter weather approaches.

Ricks said essential employees should still report to work. 

Louisiana State Offices

Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced today that state government offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 28, in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast for the morning due to a mix of rain and sleet, as well as snow and ice accumulation:

Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Concordia, DeSota, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, LaFourche, LaSalle, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Terrebonne, Union, Vermillion, Vernon, Washington, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana, and Winn 

State officials continue to monitor weather conditions across the state, and this announcement may be updated.

All agency heads are responsible for determining those essential personnel who should remain on duty or those who should report to alternative work sites if necessary.

State government employees should be aware of the following phone numbers to call, which will be updated with information regarding office closures: 1-800-360-9660 or 225-342-0498. 

North Oaks Health System is canceling the following elective services for Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Wednesday, Jan. 29 at all Tangipahoa and Livingston locations:

· all elective surgeries and procedures

· all outpatient diagnostic appointments

· all outpatient rehabilitation appointments

· all infusion therapy appointments

· community education and support group meetings.

All North Oaks Physician Group clinics also will be closed both days with Walk-In Clinics closing at 6 pm today.

Sleep studies scheduled today, Jan. 27-Wednesday, Jan. 29 also will be rescheduled at a later date.

North Oaks Medical Center will remain open to care for hospitalized patients and those in need of critical emergency services. North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital also will remain open to care for hospitalized patients. 

Peoples Health Offices, Service Centers and Primary Care Plus Clinics will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 28, and reopen at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Mandeville areas. 

Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury Meeting for January 28, 2014 has been canceled and rescheduled for Thursday, January 30, 2014. 

Sacred Heart of Jesus School has announced a new date for Open House. Prospective families are invited to tour our school on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 9am – 1pm. Our Virtual Open House is always available at  

Women's Hospital Health Center for OB/GYN will be closed on Tuesday

YWCA Istrouma Early Head Start Rededication RESCHEDULED to NEXT Tuesday, 2/4 at 3:00 at the Istrouma Center. 

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