Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on 1/12/2021 extended Louisiana's Modified Phase Two of the White House plan for re-opening. This order is in effect until February 10, 2021 unless extended further. Click here to read the full order.
During Modified Phase II, churches and places of worship can move to a maximum 75% occupancy, but with social distancing required and masks mandated.
Indoor social gatherings will be limited to 25% capacity with a max of 75 people. Social distancing required and masks mandated.
Outdoor crowd sizes are limited to 25% capacity of the outdoor space with up to 150 people if social distancing isn't possible. Masks mandated.
Restaurants open for dine-in service are operating at 50% capacity, tables spaced 6 feet apart, and a 10 person limit at each table. Employees must be wearing face coverings.
Alcohol sales for on-premises consumption at all venues will end at 11 p.m., including at restaurants, event centers, casinos, and bars.
As of 11/30/2020, all bars, with or without food service permits, are prohibited from indoor, on-premise consumption of any food or drink in St. Tammany Parish. All bars are able to provide drive-thru and/or curbside service. Outdoor seating capacity is limited to 25% occupancy or 50 persons in total, whichever is less. All guests must be seated at tables and bars may operate between the hours of 8AM to 11PM.
Sporting events will operate at 25% with social distancing required and masks mandated. Outdoor alcohol sales and consumption are permitted. If the parish where the event takes place has met the positivity rate threshold, indoor alcohol sales and consumption will be permitted.
St. Tammany Parish business operation safety guidelines can be found at Sttammanysafe.com
On July 11, 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards announced a statewide mask mandate effective beginning July 13, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. Masks are required indoors at commercial establishments, any other places that are open to the public, and any modes of public transportation. Masks are required outdoors at these same public places if a distance of 6 feet between individuals cannot be maintained. Mask mandate is in effect until February 10, 2021 unless extended further.
"The order requires face coverings for everyone ages 8 and older except for the following:
Anyone who has a medical condition that prevents the wearing of a face covering
Anyone who is consuming a drink or food
Anyone who is trying to communicate with a person who is hearing impaired
Anyone who is giving a speech for broadcast or to an audience
Anyone temporarily removing his or her face covering for identification purposes
Anyone who is a resident of a parish without a high COVID incidence that has opted out of the masking mandate
Masks are strongly recommended for children ages 2 to 7."