Please be aware that there is an increased risk of severe weather on Friday, March 24. Please monitor your weather service of choice throughout the day as well as local emergency professionals for the latest updates. Stay Safe
Chlorine Leak near I-10/Westlake. Interstate closed in both directions near the area.
GOHSEP is monitoring a chlorine leak from the BioLab facility near Interstate 10 in Westlake (Calcasieu Parish). A shelter-in-place order was initiated for a one-mile radius from the incident site. Interstate 10 is closed in both directions near the area.
Upcoming Webinar: Multi-Factor Authentication and Going Passwordless
Look Ma, No Password! Multi-Factor Authentication and Going Passwordless
Sever Weather March 2, 2023
Louisiana faces an increased risk of severe weather and tornadic activity this evening and into the overnight hours. Please make sure that you have ways to receive weather alerts overnight. The National Weather Service graphics for severe potential in your area.
CISA Urges Increased Vigilance One Year After Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
CISA assesses that the United States and European nations may experience disruptive and defacement attacks against websites in an attempt to sow chaos and societal discord on February 24, 2023, the anniversary of Russia's 2022 invasion of Ukraine. CISA urges organizations and individuals to increase their cyber vigilance in response to this potential threat. In … Continue reading CISA Urges Increased Vigilance One Year After Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
NOTICE: Nerby Collins Marina Closed for Bucket Dredging Project
The Greater Lafourche Port Commission would like to make its users aware that the Nerby Collins Commercial Fisherman’s Marina will be closed starting today, Monday, January 30, for a period of approximately 90 days. This temporary closure is necessary to complete needed dredging, maintenance, and wharf repair work in the marina. Please be aware that … Continue reading NOTICE: Nerby Collins Marina Closed for Bucket Dredging Project
State Monitors Weather System Bringing Rainfall Today and Tomorrow
GOHSEP is monitoring a weather system bringing continued rainfall to the state today and tomorrow. The runoff from this additional rainfall may cause flooding from rising waterways, as well as scattered flash flooding.
What Data Privacy Looks Like (Infographic)
It is Data Privacy Week, sponsored by staysafeonline.org - https://staysafeonline.org/programs/data-privacy-week/ Learn more about how to protect your individual data privacy as well as your organization. DATA: THE STORY OF YOU All your online activity generates a trail of data. Websites, apps, and services collect data on your behaviors, interests, and purchases. Sometimes, this includes personal … Continue reading What Data Privacy Looks Like (Infographic)
SBA Webinar: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification
Join SBA and Public Private Strategies Institute for a webinar on January 26, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. ET to learn about the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and what the new CMMC 2.0 requirements are for those looking to demonstrate sound cyber hygiene in order to qualify for work on government contracts. The federal government … Continue reading SBA Webinar: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification
State Severe Weather & Flooding Graphics – 1/24/23 6AM
Here is the latest statewide graphics concerning the potential for severe weather for today Tuesday, January 24.
New Year Refresh on SBA Capital Programs, Part 1
Join SBA and Small Business Majority for our first webinar of 2023 on Thursday, January 19 at 2:00 p.m. ET to learn more about how you can take advantage of these programs to support your small business.
SBA, Louisiana Announce New HUBZones
SBA Administrator, Louisiana Governor Announce New HUBZones to Expand Federal Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses Across the State, Strengthening One of the Nation’s Critical Manufacturing and Transportation Centers December 20, 2022 | Release Number 22-103 Contact U.S. Small Business Administration at Press_Office@sba.gov WASHINGTON – Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s … Continue reading SBA, Louisiana Announce New HUBZones
FEMA Releases Public Assistance Simplified Procedures Policy
FEMA Advisory On January 9, 2023, FEMA released the Public Assistance Simplified Procedures policy that simplifies the implementation of the Public Assistance program to support the rapid recovery of applicants. FEMA will offer several webinars in the coming weeks. The policy released on January 9 simplifies procedures and streamlines documentation requirements for applicants under the … Continue reading FEMA Releases Public Assistance Simplified Procedures Policy
SBA Louisiana: Free Business Development Webinar
Business Development Webinar: Meet The Players " A Conversation with Regional Administrator Ted James, Regional Advocate Janea Jamison, and more." Join us for this one-hour event to hear about Legislative Updates that can impact your business, proposed legislation and how you let your voice be heard, Regional Administrator's Initiatives to support small businesses, … Continue reading SBA Louisiana: Free Business Development Webinar
If you are traveling eastbound on I-10 west of the intersection with I-49 over the next few days, expect delays. Secretary Wilson provided pictures of the reason.
WEATHER NOTICE – FREEZING CONDITIONS
Updated Graphics for Winter Weather Threat this week
The National Weather Service (NWS) New Orleans has produced updated weather graphics concerning the significant cold weather threat at the end of the week. As always, please reference your local Emergency Management office for advice concerning your area.
Dangerous Cold Temperatures Later This Week
A strong cold front will move into the state on Thursday, causing temperatures to drop into the 20s as early as that afternoon. Strong winds with gusts up to forty miles per hour will accompany the front, resulting in wind chills into the teens. Cold temperatures will last into the Christmas weekend. Potential impacts include … Continue reading Dangerous Cold Temperatures Later This Week
Get Certified Week, sponsored by the Louisiana SBA
"GET CERTIFIED WEEK' New Year, New Certifications DO NOT miss this opportunity for Training and One-on-One Assistance!! SAM Registration 8(A) HubZone Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) City of Shreveport Fair Share Program January 19-23, 2023 2230 Jewella Ave Shreveport, LA 71109 Presenters : Jo Ann … Continue reading Get Certified Week, sponsored by the Louisiana SBA
DHS Issues National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the continued heightened threat environment across the United States. This is the seventh NTAS Bulletin issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since January 2021 and it … Continue reading DHS Issues National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin