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Local Safety Information

Hurricane Laura

Due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Laura, we're here to help. Please reach out if you are need of assistance in finding individual rooms or are looking for a block of rooms for your business. You can connect with a Visit Baton Rouge staff member at 800-527-6843 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. CST.

While Hurricane Laura continues to threaten the Louisiana coastline and beyond, please know Visit Baton Rouge is monitoring the situation and coordinating with local and state officials during this time. 

If you have evacuated to our area, we welcome you with open arms and hope you find comfort and safety in Baton Rouge. Please allow us to be your resource while you spend time in Baton Rouge.

Our website is your one stop resource for restaurants, hotels and local businesses you might need access to.

Be sure to follow @VisitBatonRouge on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest information.


Local Resources

In the event of an emergency situation in Baton Rouge. Please refer to the following sites for the most up-to-date information or contact any Baton Rouge businesses directly.


Emergency Preparedness

Mayor's Office / City of Baton Rouge




Please remember: the fight against Covid-19 is not over. The City of Baton Rouge requires the use of facemasks. Please check our Covid-19 page for more information.