State government offices to close statewide Wednesday

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Due to the threat posed by Hurricane Isaac, Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater announced that state government offices will be closed statewide on Wednesday, August 29.

State officials continue to monitor weather conditions, and this announcement may be updated.

All agency heads are responsible for determining those essential personnel who should remain on duty or those who should report to alternative work sites if necessary.

This message will be emailed to state employees. In addition, state government employees should be aware of the following phone numbers to call, which will be updated with information regarding office closures and re-openings: 1-800-360-9660 or 225-342-0498.

For all the latest information on Hurricane Isaac, residents are encouraged to visit emergency.louisiana.gov.

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