COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Governor Tate Reeves addressed Mississippians in a town hall meeting tonight. Just this morning, the Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 257 new cases of COVID-19 and nine new deaths. Governor Reeves and a panel made up of Mississippi’s State Epidemiologist Dr....
Sports and civic venues around the country and world turned blue Thursday, a part of the global #lightitblue movement, to support the men and women on the front lines of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.     PHOTOS: METLIFE STADIUM (COURTESY: @METLIFE) GILLETTE...
Many people think that warm weather will kill the Coronavirus, but the World Health Organization says otherwise. Exposing yourself to the sun or to warm weather does not prevent the Coronavirus disease. WHO says you can catch COVID-19 no matter...
Easter Sunday, the hallmark holiday for those of the Christian faith, celebrated for centuries. The COVID-19 outbreak has forced a change in the way churches are celebrating this special day of resurrection and new life. Westminster Presbyterian Pastor Will Shurley...
The teachers of Saucier Elementary are sending their love this week using the entire color wheel. The teachers left personal messages for their students during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. All Mississippi schools are currently closed through April 17th as a...
Your favorite place to workout may be closed during this time, but what are gyms doing about those monthly fees? The Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA encourages members to continue paying their dues right now if they can, but will not...
There are only five reported cases of COVID-19 in Stone County currently, but businesses are still having to alter their operations or close down entirely as a result of emergency regulations. It’s been quite the adjustment for the owners of...
In compliance with orders from the Mississippi Gaming Commission, IP Casino Resort Spa will remain closed until further notice. The following updates have been made regarding the continued closure: • All April and May events and offers have been canceled at...
The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce provides the community with the resources needed to navigate this new normal. This includes new financial challenges that many people may be facing. Fortunately, your banking institutions have put in the leg work for...
COVID-19 has changed many daily routines, but delivering mail and packages is not one of those changes. To help keep the public and employees safe during this time, the Postal Service is adapting delivery procedures to promote social distancing. USPS...

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