Map released for areas affected by brain-eating amoeba

NORTH MONROE/STERLINGTON, La. - Greater Ouachita Water Company has released a map of the areas affected by the brain-eating amoeba.

The North Monroe Water System is the only area affected that has been identified as testing positive for the amoeba.

Households within the areas of this map should take the precautions outlined by Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.


Major subdivisions in the area include but are not limited to North Monroe, Sterlington, Frenchman’s Bend and Thatcher.

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