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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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May 23, 2016

City Health Department Nationally Recognized for Ability to Respond to Public Health Emergencies

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans Health Department (NOHD) announced that it was recognized by the National Association of County & City Health Officials’ Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) program for the department’s ability to plan for, respond to and recover from public health emergencies. NOHD’s emergency preparedness program plans for and responds to all public health emergencies in New Orleans including natural disasters, disease outbreaks, mass casualty incidents and more. 

May 20, 2016

City's Summer Career Pathways Program Orientations Continue

NEW ORLEANS – The City’s Network for Economic Opportunity and JOB1 will continue its Summer Career Pathways Program orientations this week to provide training and employment opportunities in the advanced manufacturing and energy sectors. 

May 19, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials and CVS Pharmacy Celebrate Opening of New Store in the Lower Ninth Ward

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined Councilmembers, City Officials and CVS Pharmacy executives to celebrate the grand opening of the new 13,000-square-foot CVS Pharmacy at 5000 N. Claiborne Ave. in the historic Lower Ninth Ward. This new CVS Pharmacy, which is the first major retailer to open in the Lower Ninth Ward since Hurricane Katrina, features drive-thru pharmacy services, a wide range of high quality health, beauty, personal care products and healthy snack options. 

May 18, 2016

Noise Variance Notice for French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS— The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued a notice of noise variance to New Orleans residents in the French Quarter for Thursday, May 19, 2016 through Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

May 18, 2016

Final Week of Spring Season of NORDC Movies in the Park

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will finish the spring season of Movies in the Park this week with a double feature. On Friday, May 20, “Jurassic World” will be featured at Joe W. Brown Park, 5601 Read Blvd. and hosted by Friends of Joe W. Brown Park. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be shown at Joe W. Brown Recreation Center, 5601 Read Blvd. 

May 18, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials and CVS/Pharmacy to Celebrate Opening of New Store in the Historic Lower Ninth Ward

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, Mayor Landrieu will join Councilmembers, City officials and CVS/pharmacy to celebrate the grand opening of the new store at 5000 N. Claiborne Ave. in the historic Lower Ninth Ward. CVS/pharmacy is the first national retailer to open a store in the Lower Ninth Ward since Hurricane Katrina. This CVS/pharmacy brings 20 new full- and part-time permanent jobs to the community.

May 17, 2016

City, FEMA & NWS to Hold Preparedness Convening to Highlight Importance of Faith- and Community-based Organizations

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, the City of New Orleans, with support from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center for Faith Based and Neighborhoods Partnerships, will hold a preparedness convening to highlight the importance of faith and community-based organizations in the city’s resilience strategy and build upon the ongoing Building Resilience with Diverse Communities (BRDC) engagement efforts. 

May 16, 2016

New Orleans Chosen By White House As Summer Impact Hub to Develop Jobs for Young Adults

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City of New Orleans has been designated by the White House as a Summer Impact Hub to encourage the development of summer and year-round jobs for young adults. The Summer Impact Hubs are a part of the White House’s inter-agency effort to support 16 communities so that they can upgrade and expand jobs, learning, meals and violence reduction programs for young people this summer and year-round.

May 16, 2016

City Urges Residents to Get Prepared During National Hurricane Preparedness Week

NEW ORLEANS - As part of National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 15-21), City of New Orleans officials are urging all New Orleans residents to get prepared and stay informed as hurricane season approaches on June 1. The City is committed to ensuring the safety of all residents, and the public is encouraged to help spread the word and make the entire community better prepared.

May 13, 2016

City Employees Recognized by Bureau of Governmental Research

NEW ORLEANS — Yesterday, current and former City of New Orleans employees were recognized for their service by the Bureau of Governmental Research at its 2016 Excellence Governmental Research Awards luncheon ceremony. Ava Rogers, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Operations, and Snapper Poche, Deputy Director for Strategy and Planning of Code Enforcement, were awarded Excellence in Government Awards. 

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