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MS Ranks #1 in Number of Children Vaccinated

Mississippi is near the bottom on a lot of lists, but we're number one in the number of vaccinated children, but at least one group is lobbying to leave the choice to vaccinate or not up to the parents.

MS Recognized for Highest Kindergarten Vaccination Rates Nationwide

Mississippi has the highest rate of vaccination coverage for kindergarten students nationwide, according to a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.)

Local Police Get Training on Interviewing Children

Friday wrapped up a week long law enforcement training program for Coast police forces.

MS Department of Health Urges Parents to Take Steps to Prevent Lead Poisoning

Hundreds of Mississippi children suffer from lead poisoning each year, yet lead poisoning is preventable.

Hard Rock Biloxi Packs Backpacks for Kids for the Bay Area Food Bank

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi has partnered with the Bay Area Food Bank to help meet the needs of children in the community.

Local Church Aims to Help Immigrant Children in Mississippi

Friday, El Pueblo, a Methodist church advocating for immigrants, held a training session for leaders in the Gulf Coast community.

M.D.O.T. Brings Awareness to Child Passenger Safety Week

With motor vehicle crashes being a leading killer of children ages 1 to 13, it is critical that parents use age and size appropriate child restraints to reduce these deaths.