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Free COVID-19 testing available

Acadia Parish is continuing its partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health to maintain a mobile COVID-19 testing site in Crowley.
Free, drive-thru tests were performed in Crowley earlier this week and will be administered again through Friday.
The testing site is located at the Acadia Rice Arena, 159 Cherokee Drive.
Testing will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
No ID is needed, but telephone numbers and email addresses must be provided.

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There was a food drive by Second Harvest and the Greater Eunice Ministerial Alliance Monday afternoon at Word Ministries parking lot. Volunteers handed out food items which included frozen meats and vegetables, fruits, rice, milk, bags of sweet potatoes and canned goods. According to Mary Ann Guillory, director at The Eunice Food Bank, “There were over 500 food boxes handed out, and 893 people served. I’m also thankful and grateful for the many volunteers that helped out with the distribution.” (Photo by Myra Miller)

Food drive

There was a food drive by Second Harvest and the Greater Eunice Ministerial Alliance Monday afternoon at Word Ministries parking lot. Volunteers handed out food items which included frozen meats and vegetables, fruits, rice, milk, bags of sweet potatoes and canned goods. According to Mary Ann Guillory, director at The Eunice Food Bank, “There were over 500 food boxes handed out, and 893 people served. I’m also thankful and grateful for the many volunteers that helped out with the distribution.” (Photo by Myra Miller)

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Cleco announces long-term payment plan for customers

To help customers facing financial challenges related to COVID-19, Cleco temporarily suspended service disconnects and late fees beginning March 13 through Aug. 31.
“We recently received direction from our state regulatory agency, the Louisiana Public Service Commission, informing us that disconnects and assessments of late fees can resume after July 16, and payment plans for past due bills can be created for up to 12 months,” said Shane Hilton, president of Cleco Power.

Frontline workers can apply for $250 COVID-19 rebates

Beginning Wednesday, eligible Louisiana residents could apply for $250 rebates related to essential work performed during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Act 12 of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature provides for a one-time rebate for eligible workers earning $50,000 per year or less, who spent at least 200 hours responding to or mitigating the COVID-19 crisis from March 22 through May 14.

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