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Emergency Resources

CDC Guidelines for COVID-19


Guidelines provided by the CDC for COVID-19 symptoms, testing, isolation, and awareness. Click the link to read about the precautions you can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


NOLA Ready


Managed by the City of New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, NOLA Ready provides information about active threats, boil water advisories, cyber attacks, severe weather preparation and threats, public health emergencies, etc. Sign up for city emergency alerts and get information on city-assisted evacuations.


Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness


GOHSEP collaborates with local, state, tribal and federal authorities, private-sector partners and private nonprofits to prepare for, prevent, respond to, recover from and mitigate against future emergencies and disasters.


National Weather Service Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources


Understanding hurricanes and how to prepare for them.




Evacuteer coordinates all volunteers who serve during city-assisted evacuation at neighborhood pick-up locations and at the central processing center to help residents make transportation connections.


Other Local Emergency Alert Systems


Jefferson Parish

Plaquemines Parish

St. Bernard Parish

St. Tammany Parish


Health and Wellness


Coping with situations that threaten our health and safety can be stressful for anyone, regardless of who they are. The following are resources to help protect members of the Dillard community:




Dillard University Counseling

Dillard University Police Department

Dillard University Student Health Center | Student Union First Floor | 504-816-4532

Renters Insurance

Title IX Coordinator

University Chaplain (confidential) | Rev. Herbert Brisbon, III | 504-816-4555 |




Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority | 504-349-8833

Jefferson Parish 24/7 Crisis Line | 504-832-5123

Louisiana Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline | 888-411-1333

New Orleans Family Justice Center Crisis Helpline | 504-866-9554 |

Metro Centers for Community Advocacy | 504-837-5400 |

Metropolitan Crisis Response Team | 504-826-2675

Metropolitan Human Services District | 504-568-3130

Young Adult Survivor Support Group | 504-592-4005 |




Domestic Violence National Hotline | 800-799-7233 (call or text)

National Grad Crisis Line | 800-472-3457 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | 800-273-TALK (8255)

RAINN Sexual Assault Hotline | 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (STAR) | 855-435-7827

Trevor Project - LGBTQ Lifeline | 866-488-7386




When there is a power outage, it is important to know what to do with the food in your refigerator. Here are tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



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