COVID-19

Southern Miss senior reacts to postponed graduation ceremony

With many places practicing social distancing, several events and activities are canceled or postponed, including the University of Southern Mississippi’s graduation ceremony. “I was hurt. I was disappointed because I felt like I had worked my way up twenty plus…

City of Moss Point closures during COVID-19 outbreak

Overnight, Moss Point Mayor Mario King released a statement announcing closures in the city. All restaurants, churches, bars, movies, and much more will be closed, but not places such as grocery stores, pharmacies, and health care facilities. These closures went…

30 new COVID-19 cases; 80 total cases statewide

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 30 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 21 of those cases here on the Coast. Adams, Franklin, Lee, and Tippah counties now have their first cases. There are now 80…

Checking in on your mental health during times of uncertainty

As local residents continue to stay home and practice social distancing, many are trying to mentally adjust to the several quick lifestyle changes that may come with it. Since the Coronavirus outbreak in Mississippi, Gulfport Behavioral Health System has seen…

Memorial Hospital closes onsite operations to the public

To protect staff, visitors and community and minimize the spread of illness, Memorial Hospital is closing onsite operations. Alternatives for requests or communication are as follows: Health Information Management (Medical Records): Patients seeking access to medical records from any Memorial location…

16 new Coronavirus cases; State total up to 50

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 16 new cases of COVID-19 with 18 total cases in the coastal counties. Seven counties now have their first case of Coronavirus including Holmes, Jones, Smith, Walthall, Wilkinson, Winston, and Yazoo counties.…