COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The Mississippi Department of Revenue’s Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) has announced a temporary suspension of their liquor ordering system. They say the suspension is necessary to try to remedy the unprecedented backlog of orders currently in their system. This step...
Disney is still on schedule to reopen two of its theme parks this week despite Florida’s growing coronavirus cases. This week Passholders got a preview at Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. Those two parks are expected to reopen July 11th but...
No mask, no coffee. Coming soon at Starbucks. The coffee chain says it will start requiring customers to wear facial coverings or masks starting next Wednesday, July 15th. Starbucks says customers who don't want to wear a mask inside can order...
JACKSON — Governor Tate Reeves has announced additional social distancing measures for thirteen counties identified as hot spots within our state to limit transmission around the communities and protect the health of all Mississippians. Consulting with our state health experts, thirteen...
As COVID-19 cases continue to climb so does the need for testing. That’s why Feed my Sheep hosted their third free COVID-19 testing clinic today. Feed my Sheep has gone above and beyond during this pandemic, making sure everyone in...
The Mississippi State Department of Health reported more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 cases in the state and 11 new deaths -- two of them on the Coast. The latest numbers reported 1,031 new cases of the virus statewide....
By LEAH WILLINGHAM Associated Press/ Report for America JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi’s five largest hospitals are reporting they have no ICU beds available amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Another four hospitals are reporting 5% or less availability. Dr. Alan Jones of...
Pascagoula’s Chief of Police Matt Chapman has tested positive for the coronavirus. This comes after several city employees and law enforcement officers tested positive over the weekend. According to our media partner the Sun Herald, Chief Matt Chapman was tested...
The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 703 new COVID-19 cases in our state and 16 new deaths including two in Harrison County. The statewide total stands at 33,591 confirmed cases and 1,204 deaths. Here are the numbers in our area: ...
Mask mandates have now been issued in 13 counties across the state including Harrison and Jackson counties. Governor Tate Reeves announced the mask mandates will go into effect on Monday, July 13th. He also mentioned that gatherings will now be...

Hospitals Information

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport
Website for updates:
Information number: 228-867-4000
No Visitors are allowed at our nursing homes: Memorial Driftwood, Memorial Woodland Village and Memorial Stone County Rehabilitation and Nursing
Community relations: (228) 867-5210

Garden Park Medical Center
Website for updates:
Information number: (228) 575-7000

Singing River Hospital System
Website for updates:
Information number: (228) 809-5044
Shannon Wall, Director of Marketing, (228) 818-3131

Merit Health Biloxi
Information number: (228) 432-1571
Lori Bickel, Director of Marketing, (228) 432-1116

Ochsner Health Center – Bay St. Louis/Diamondhead
Information number: 844-888-2772
Information number: 228-220-5200
Gisele Hecker, Director of National, Government and Crisis Public Relations 504-703-0220

Centers for Disease Control:

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Information number: 877-978-6453

World Health Organization

Department of Mental Health Helpline
Garden Park Medical Center
Gulf Coast Center for Non Violence
Gulf Coast Mental Health Center
Gulfport Behavioral Health
Harrison County Mobile Crisis Unit
Oceans Behavioral Health
Gulf Coast Family Counseling
Singing River Health System Behavioral Health
Singing River Mental Health
Jackson County Mobile Crisis Unit


Human Trafficking Hotline
American Pregnancy Helpline
Crisis Text Line
HIV/AIDS Hotline
1-800-SUICIDE or
Military Helpline
1-888-457-4838 or Text MIL1 to 839863
Missing and Exploited Children
National Child Abuse Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth
Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 Press 1 or Text 838255