Community meeting with DHH to be held Tuesday in Ascension Paris - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Community meeting with DHH to be held Tuesday in Ascension Parish

Crews collect a sample from a water tower near Donaldsonville. (Source: James Sparvero/WAFB) Crews collect a sample from a water tower near Donaldsonville. (Source: James Sparvero/WAFB)
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

State health leaders will be in Ascension Parish Tuesday to answer questions about the brain-eating amoeba found in the water.

State Senator Troy Brown is hosting the event with DHH to update the community and to answer questions.

The town hall meeting will start at 6 p.m. Tuesday and will be held at the George R. Blum Community Center in Donaldsonville.

The Naegleria Fowleri amoeba was discovered in the Ascension Consolidated Utility District 1 Water System last month.

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