There weren't as many COVID infections reported in this part of central Mississippi last week. The State Health Department said Wednesday that there were 18 new cases in Leake County, 15 in Attala County and only six in Neshoba County. The total for the... Read More.
Five additional monkeypox cases in Mississippi bring the state's total to 16.When the State Health Department announced last week that monkeypox vaccine is being offered to high-risk individuals at nine county health clinics, some people may have assumed that Mississippians who've tested positive live... Read More.
Mississippians at risk of getting monkeypox are being offered vaccinations at county health departments. The state has now recorded 11 monkeypox cases and health officials expect that number to continue climbing. Initially, the vaccine was offered only to those in close contact with infected... Read More.
Covid cases are on the rise. Michelle McCann, Director of Community Education and Volunteer Services, at Baptist Memorial Leake, is sharing some updates. "Mississippi has seen a 400% increase in positive Covid cases. There is a new mutation called the "Delta Variant." This variant... Read More.
Mississippi’s top public health official says he's telling health care providers to refrain from using the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while federal agencies investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. Dr. Thomas Dobbs said Tuesday that health care providers should wait for “additional... Read More.
1,456,187 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 1,778,125 distributed. 9116 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 9179 people from Leake, 9398 from Neshoba, and 8580 from Winston county. Vaccines have now been distributed in multiple venues around the state. Governor Reeves announced vaccination... Read More.
As of today 370,489 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 288,699 first round vaccinations and 81,790 second round vaccinations. 2412 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 2350 people from Leake, 2768 from Neshoba, and 2251 from Winston county. Overall 615,425 vaccines have been... Read More.
As of today 350,348 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 279,823 first round vaccinations and 70,525 second round vaccinations. 2324 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 2278 people from Leake, 2639 from Neshoba, and 2193 from Winston county. Overall 615,425 vaccines have been... Read More.
Select Mississippi Walmart stores will start providing the Covid-19 Vaccine starting today. According to the Mississippi Department of Health, certain locations will administer the vaccine, including Kosciusko and Canton in our region. Adults 65 and over and those with certain chronic health conditions are... Read More.
Covid-19 Vaccines are coming soon to Walmart locations in Mississippi. According to Dr. Thomas Dobbs, State Health Officer, certain locations will soon provide the vaccine in conjunction with the federal retail pharmacy program for Covid-19. This program is a collaboration between the federal government,... Read More.