Jefferson Parish will host a News Conference on Monday, May 23, 2016, to announce “Hurricane Preparedness Day”.  
The event will take place at 10:00am in the Emergency Operations and Communication Center Media Room located on the 2nd floor of the EOC located at 910 3rd Street in Gretna.
Hurricane Preparedness Day is an opportunity for all Jefferson Parish leaders to encourage citizens to prepare now to protect their family, friends, and property in the event of a major storm or hurricane.
After the news conference, media and visitors are invited to tour the Emergency Operations Center 2nd Floor, as well as visit a Jefferson Parish Department of Drainage Safe Room Open house.
On the Westbank, Bayou Segnette Safe Room, 801 Louisiana Street, Westwego and on the Eastbank, Suburban Safe Room, 4800 Lake Villa Drive, Metairie.
For more information, please contact Antwan Harris, Public Information Officer at 736-6410.