On Friday, April 10, 2020, Jackson residents and business owners are called to post a sign in their window thanking our Jackson Police officers, firefighters, EMTs, and healthcare workers who have been serving on the frontlines during this COVID-19 public health crisis, or honk their horns at noon as a show of support.
Dr. Charles Robertson, an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has built about 170 ventilators of his own design to use in the event of a shortage, doubling the Medical Center’s supply.
Please see the locations listed in this article for the next Hand Sanitizer Distribution event scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, at 10 a.m. while supplies last. There will be drive through concept for each location.
Due the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Parks and Recreation has postponed all events scheduled to take place April 11th thru May 23rd.
Given the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, the Mississippi State Department of Health now recommends that healthcare workers wear a face covering (either manufactured or appropriate cloth mask) throughout the workday.
The My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. National Extension Project is encouraging Mississippians to consider the Special Enrollment period to secure alternative insurance options to remain covered.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is calling on the community to help protect its employees after the Mississippi Department of Health directed all health care professionals in the state to wear a mask while at work.
One-day mobile collections for COVID-19 testing specimens are continuing statewide this week, including drive-through testing Wednesday at Traceway Park in Clinton.
JACKSON, Miss. – One-day mobile collections for COVID-19 testing specimens are continuing this weekend and into early next week, with the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi State Department of Health, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Mississippi National Guard leading operations.
A Millsaps College employee has tested positive for novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. That individual received the positive test on April 3, 2020 and is in self-isolation under medical supervision.