The St. Tammany Parish Department of Public Works will open six self-serve sandbag locations. All locations (with the exception of the Old Levee District Site) will have personnel on-hand to assist the elderly or infirmed. All will remain open until 6 p.m. All locations will be open Wednesday, October 7, and Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7 a.m. and remain open until 6 p.m.
The Sandbag Locations are the St. Tammany Parish Government- Building on Koop Dr. in Mandeville; the Airport Road Barn on Grantham College Rd in Slidell; the Old Levee District Site on Military Road in Slidell; the Fritchie Barn on Highway 1090 in Pearl River; the Keller Barn on Fish Hatchery Road in Lacombe; and the Covington Barn on N. Florida Street in Covington.
Citizens are reminded to enhance emergency preparedness plans to include masks, hand sanitizers and other items needed to continue to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. For more storm preparation tips visit www.ready.gov.