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USDA food distribution offered to East & West bank residents

LAPLACE — The Department of Health and Human Services will be distributing USDA surplus food to St. John the Baptist Parish residents on Thursday and Friday of this week.

The drive-thru distributions will be first-come, first-served. Per the USDA, all eligibility determinations will be made at the time of the food distribution until further notice. Participants who are not currently on the USDA list are asked to please remain in line and in their vehicle until someone collects their information.

No further information will be needed from those currently on the USDA distribution list. However, all participants are still asked to remain in their vehicles. During the distribution, staff members will place the food directly in the trunk.

The distribution times and locations are as follows:

WEST BANK RESIDENTS

West St. John High School in Edgard

480 LA-3127

Thursday, June 18

8 a.m. until 10 a.m.

EAST BANK RESIDENTS

(MT. AIRY, GARYVILLE, LAPLACE, RESERVE)

REGALA Gymnasium Parking lot in Reserve

200 REGALA Park Rd.

Friday, June 19, 2020

8 a.m. until 10 a.m.