Starting on Friday, June 19, free COVID-19 tests will be available in Slidell in the Walmart Supercenter parking lot (located at 167 Northshore Blvd.) and will be conducted is a safe, touch-free environment in the patient’s vehicle. Testing will take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 7 to 9 a.m. until further notice. Testing is free and patients must schedule an appointment at to secure a time for their test.


Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, all city offices have reopened to the public during normal business hours, subject to capacity restrictions and following social distancing guidelines.

Citizens can still conduct business with city departments via phone and email. 

For the latest information about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website at For the latest information about City of Slidell news and events, please visit the city’s website at Important information from other government organizations and community groups will also be shared on the “City of Slidell, Louisiana” Facebook page.


From Sunday, May 17, 2020, through Friday, May 22, 2020, there will be nightly alternating lane closures on I-10, both Eastbound and Westbound between I-10/I-12/I-59 interchange and the I-10 twin spans. These closures will be from the hours of 7:00 PM – 5:00 AM nightly, weather permitting. This is for crews to continue asphalt paving operations on I-10 in Slidell.

There will be no work or closures over Memorial Day weekend.

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