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July 9, 2021 6:08 PM

Vaccination Site Staffed by National Guard Closing July 12

After more than six months and nearly 185,000 shots, the State is closing its MSDH Vaccination Site in DeSoto County manned by the National Guard. The current vaccination location at the Community Storm Shelter in Southaven will close Monday, July 12. ...

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June 1, 2021 1:02 PM

State COVID Vaccinations Moved to Southaven Storm Shelter

The State Vaccination Clinic in DeSoto County moved to new location. The MDHS COVID-19 vaccination Clinic is now located at the Southaven Community Safe Room (aka: FEMA Tornado Shelter) location at 7312 Hwy 51 N, Southaven, MS. They are no longer at the...

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May 24, 2021 10:02 AM

Rental and Utilities Assistance for Tenants and Landlords

Rental and Utilities assistance is available for eligible Mississippians who have passed due rent or utility bills due to COVID-19. Landlords with tenants who haven't paid rent - are also eligible.

RAMP (Rental Assistance For Mississippians Program)...

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May 18, 2021 4:28 PM

Mississippians Ages 12 and Older Are Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination

From the Mississippi State Department of Health: If you are 12 or older, you can be vaccinated at any of the Mississippi Department of Health drive-through or walk-in sites at no cost, or at a local vaccination provider such as a doctor's office or...

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April 30, 2021 2:42 PM

Executive Order 1551: COVID-19 Mandates End Except for Inside Schools and Courts

Governor Reeves lifted state COVID-19 mask mandates outside schools - but masks are still required inside schools and courtrooms.

Executive Order 1551 went into effect at 5pm on April 30, 2021.

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*Outdoor School Events: The State no longer...

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April 30, 2021 2:14 PM

Casinos Remove Mask Mandate & Capacity Limitations

The Mississippi Gaming Commission is ending its mask mandate for casino customers and employees at 5pm Friday, April 30, 2021.

It also repealed all prior COVID-19 related restrictions. Capacity limits and sanitizer are no longer required.


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April 30, 2021 1:00 PM

Mississippi Resumes Johnson & Johnson One-Dose Vaccinations

Mississippi resumed the use of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine on April 28, 2021, ending a temporary pause that began on April 13.

MSDH updated its recommendations for healthcare providers administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. These...

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April 30, 2021 11:50 AM

MSDH Vaccine Finder Website

The Mississippi State Department of Health provides an easy to use website to find COVID-19 Vaccine providers.

March 17, 2021 3:04 PM

COVID-19 Vaccinations Available to People 16 and Older

Mississippi is currently offering COVID-19 immunizations to people aged 16 and older.

Eligible patients aged 16-17 will not be able to schedule a vaccine appointment through the online scheduler. In order to be directed to the...

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January 1, 2021

Mississippi Coronavirus Website

Mississippi established a Coronavirus website to pass along information and list key resources. Information includes: economic assistance, regulations, education, and healthcare.

September 15, 2020 10:55 AM

State Orders Isolation for Those Diagnosed with COVID-19

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs MD, MPH, issued a statewide order for the Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately.

The Order – issued to everyone living in Mississippi – stipulates that anyone...

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June 1, 2020

Executive Orders Issued By Gov. Tate Reeves

The Secretary of State's website lists all Executive Orders Issued by Governor Tate Reeves.

March 16, 2020 9:00 AM

March 2020: Gov. Reeves Declares COVID-19 State of Emergency

On March 14, 2020, Governor Tate Reeves signed a State of Emergency in response to the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. The State of Emergency covers all counties and municipalities that are affected.

A state of emergency is an administrative tool...

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Holiday Closure

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Important Notices

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August 6, 2020 3:55 PM

No Tire Disposal for Commercial Vendors

Commercial Vendors are currently prohibited from disposing of tires at the Rubbish Pit and Central Maintenance. This policy will remain in effect until further notice.

Road Closures

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