OMV closes 4 offices in La., including Alexandria, due to traveling employee testing positive for COVID-19

The Alexandria OMV is temporarily closed.
The Alexandria OMV is temporarily closed.(KALB)
Published: Jul. 6, 2020 at 3:13 PM CDT
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(WAFB) - Four Office of Motor Vehicle (OMV) locations in Louisiana have temporarily closed due to COVID-19 concerns.

OMV Commissioner Karen St. Germain made the announcement Monday, July 6. The four locations will be closed effective Monday. Online services will remain available.

The following locations are closed:

  • Alexandria
  • Lafayette
  • Monroe
  • Shreveport

OMV officials say the closure is in response to an employee who served in an administrative role at several locations testing positive for COVID-19. This employee did not have contact with the public, officials say.

Other ongoing OMV office closures include:

  • Arcadia
  • Bogalusa
  • Clinton
  • Crowley
  • Dequincy
  • Harvey
  • Houma
  • Jonesboro
  • Lake Charles
  • Oakdale
  • Tallulah

Residents in need of license reinstatement will have to contact the OMV via phone at 225-925-6146 (option 3), by mail (PO Box 64886, Baton Rouge, LA 70896), or visit a Public Tag Agency.

For an up to date list of open OMV locations and Public Tag Agency office, click here.

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