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JPAlert is an alert notification system that allows officials to immediately contact you during a major crisis or emergency and can deliver important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to you on all your devices:
– email account (work, home, other)
– cell phone
– smartphone and other handheld devices

Here are examples of when JPAlert may be used:
– Life-threatening weather
– Highly disruptive road shutdowns
– Evacuation or Shelter in Place information
– Boil water notices
– Information about emergency shelters
– Other emergency information

JPAlert is your connection to real-time updates with the Parish of Jefferson. JPAlert will give you instructions on where to go, what to do, or what not to do, and who to contact during an emergency. Other important information can also be passed on to you through this notification system. JPAlert is a free service; however, your wireless carrier may charge you a fee to receive messages on your device.

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The West Bank Beacon

The West Bank Beacon is a local monthly publication with a mailed circulation of over 15,000 and thousands more distributed at points from Gretna to Grand Isle, the Beacon tells the story of a thriving community. A “good news” newspaper, our mission is to make readers aware of how both individuals and groups are making a positive difference in the neighborhoods where they live. This includes a focus on civic and city initiatives, volunteer efforts, and charity fundraisers, to name just a few examples.

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