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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.
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.)
Friday wrapped up a week long law enforcement training program for Coast police forces.
Hundreds of Mississippi children suffer from lead poisoning each year, yet lead poisoning is preventable.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi has partnered with the Bay Area Food Bank to help meet the needs of children in the community.
Friday, El Pueblo, a Methodist church advocating for immigrants, held a training session for leaders in the Gulf Coast community.
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.