Hurricane Ida Information

Helpful Information & Resources

To help you get through the aftermath of the storm, essential resources in Baton Rouge is ready and willing to help you. Be sure to visit these pages for the latest updates on how you can get the necessary help you need at this time for you and your loved ones.

Red Stick Ready

The East Baton Rouge's mayor public campaign that encourages residents to stay ready and be prepared when a disaster or emergency strikes the community.

The Office of the Louisiana Governor

Visit the Governor's newsroom page for the latest communications and news pertaining to Louisiana.  This includes the Governor's social media pages, online newsroom and more.

State of Louisiana Hurricane Updates

Updates, information and links to resources made available by the State of Louisiana for any Louisianan affected by Hurricane Ida.

FEMA

Employing 20,000 people nationwide, FEMA's mission is to help residents before, during and after disasters. Find essential safety tips here.

Entergy

View the Entergy outage map for more information on outages in the Baton Rouge area and estimated restoration times.

DEMCO

Report an outage, view the outage map or access storm resources through the DEMCO website.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the CDC continues to provide information on COVID-19 and how you can get vaccinated if need be. Learn how to stay safe during the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

Groceries

Click here for a list of open grocery stores.

Gas

Click here to find a gas station in Baton Rouge.

Donate

Disaster relief efforts:

Volunteer

Please do not self-deploy. Conditions can be dangerous for several days, and self-deployment can impede response and recovery efforts. Once conditions are safe, response organizations will assess damage and offer volunteer opportunities.

Open restaurants in the Baton Rouge area

Please note that restaurants may be experiencing issues causing limited menus, adjusted hours, cash only or takeout only. Contact restaurants for more information.

Additional Links

Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Road Closures, School Closures, Shelters and More

City of Baton Rouge 

Louisiana State Police Updates

LOCAL MEDIA

WAFB

WBRZ

WVLA

The Advocate