Health

Memorial distributing first dose COVID-19 vaccines

Memorial will be distributing Pfizer COVID-19 first dose vaccinations on Saturday, May 22nd at the Isiah Fredericks Community Center from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Additionally, COVID-19 vaccinations are now available by appointment only at the following…

May is Stroke Awareness Month

This month is Stroke Awareness Month and Singing River Hospital is making sure people are informed about strokes. Tables were set up throughout three Singing River Hospital locations conducting blood pressure screenings, educating staff and visitors on…

Mental Health Awareness Month

For more than 65 years, May has been observed as National Mental Health Awareness Month. This month gives people a chance to come together to show support and efforts for those who suffer from mental disorders and…

Melanoma Monday: Skin Cancer Awareness

There has been an increase in melanoma skin cancer cases per year. It’s estimated in 2021, there will be 200,000 cases diagnosed in the U.S. Early detection allows for more treatment options to patients and when caught early it…

Memorial vaccinating qualified individuals

Memorial Hospital is hosting multiple vaccination events. They’ll be vaccinating qualifying individuals 16 years or older that meet the health requirements set by the state. Later this week, they’ll have distributions in Gulfport, Hurley, Woolmarket, and Biloxi to increase distribution…