East Baton Rouge Parish Coronavirus Information

Executive Order: Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome signed an executive order to require all commercial and nonprofit entities in the East Baton Rouge Parish to provide goods or services directly to the public to implement a “No Mask, No Service” policy.





  • Increase restrictions surrounding business, services, and gatherings.
  • Continue to stay home except for essential needs and other permitted activities on a limited basis.
  • Everyone must wear a mask or face covering when performing activities in public.
  • Practice social distancing, wash hands often and frequently disinfect surfaces.
  • Mask Mandate is still in place.
  • Continue to practice social distancing, wash hands often and frequently disinfect surfaces.
  • Restaurants, churches, salons, spas, gyms and other businesses: Open at a maximum of 75% of occupancy, with social distancing in place.
  • Indoor social gatherings: limited to less than 250 people or 50% facility capacity.
  • Outdoor social gatherings: limited to 50% capacity, up to 250 people, if social distancing is not possible.
  • Bars: May begin to reopen for on-premises consumption based on percent positivity for the parish for a two-week period. If re-opened, they may open at 25% capacity, up to 50 people indoors. Costumers must be seated for tableside service. No more than 50 customers outdoors, socially distanced, seated for tableside service. No live music allowed.
  • Sale and Service of Alcohol: prohibited after 10 p.m. at restaurants, casinos, bars etc.
  • Limited restrictions as needed

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Ways to stop the spread of COVID-19

  1. Alcohol and Tobacco Commission Approves Mayor Broome’s Request to Opt-In

    Mayor Broome: My administration has followed all of the recommendations from ATC to ease restrictions, which business can now implement immediately. Read on...
  1. Mayor Broome Requests ATC Allow Bars to Reopen in East Baton Rouge Parish

    Reopening is contingent upon EBR's COVID-19 testing positivity rate being no more than 5% for two consecutive weeks. The numbers for EBR are expected to be announced by the Louisiana Department of Health on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Read on...
  1. Statement by Mayor Broome concerning COVID-19 and Phase 3

    While I am pleased the vast majority of our community is working together to move forward through the pandemic, I remain concerned about the health of our residents and our economy. Read on...
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