Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana. A statewide "stay at home" order was issued through April 30 requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana and has issued a statewide "stay at home" order until April 12, requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19. All non-essential businesses are closed through April 12, 2020. Operations may be able to resume on April 13. However, the situation will be reevaluated seven days prior.
We will continue to monitor the situation and announce plans to reopen when appropriate. For visitor information and updates, please call 318-222-9391 or visit www.Shreveport-Bossier.org. You can also get updates by following our social media pages on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LouisianasOtherSide and Twitter at https://twitter.com/sbctb. However, things are changing every day, so please call ahead before you visit a business to be sure they can accommodate you. If you would like to receive email updates as businesses are reopened and go back to regular hours, click here.
Shreveport and Bossier City offers lots of fun, family-friendly activities. Bring the family to Gators and Friends Adventure Park to enjoy the petting zoo, pony rides and experience the zip-line over alligators. Pet a stingray at the new Shreveport Aquarium. Broadcast your own weather report from the Mega 3 StormTeam exhibit at Sci-Port Discovery Center. Be amazed by life-like dioramas at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, a beautiful building famous for its architecture. Take the family to Holiday Lanes, a family-owned bowling alley, to experience the popular glow-in-the-dark bowling and arcade games. Check out all of these activities and bring smiles to everyone’s faces while visiting Shreveport and Bossier City.