COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccine distribution continues on the Coast

More and more people on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are receiving their COVID-19 vaccine shot. Vaccine distribution continued in Gulfport today at the Isaiah Fredericks Center. Hundreds of first dose Pfizer shots were administered by Memorial staff…

MSDH reports 70 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported 70 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths. The statewide total stands at 297,651 cases and still 6,808 deaths. Here’s a look at the cases by county in our…

MSDH expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine

JACKSON, Miss. – Beginning today, those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Mississippi will now include all persons 50 years of age and older. To date, 94 percent of COVID-19 related deaths (6,381) and 80 percent (7,342) of COVID-19 related hospitalizations…

Gulfport School District vaccinating teachers

With Mississippi teachers becoming eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, the Gulfport School District distributed vaccines to teachers with the help of their community partners. Gulfport Central Middle School Teacher Haley Whittermore said, “I got…

Teachers, first responders to be eligible for vaccine Monday

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Gov. Tate Reeves has announced Mississippi teachers and first responders will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine starting Monday. Vaccinations in Mississippi are currently available for people 65 and older, health care workers and those who are at least…

Memorial distributing vaccine in multiple communities

Memorial Hospital is hosting vaccination distributions across the Coast. They had distributions in Gulfport at the Isaiah Fredericks Community Center. Their goal is to hold distributions in a variety of locations to ensure there is equal opportunity…

$32M FEMA grant to help assist MS in vaccine distribution

FEMA is providing Mississippi with the boost our state needs when it comes to the COVID vaccine. FEMA is allocating a $32 million grant to the state of Mississippi for MEMA to use to assist in vaccine distribution efforts. The…

Gov. Reeves hoping to get more COVID-19 vaccine doses for Mississippi soon

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – Governor Tate Reeves says the state of Mississippi passed a major milestone over the weekend. As of today, more than 100,000 Mississippians have been vaccinated. Almost 10,000 Mississippians have received both doses of vaccine. However, right now there are more people who are interested in being vaccinated than there are available […]