face masks

Biloxi mayor encourages everyone to wear a face mask

The mayor of Biloxi is getting serious about having everyone wear a mask. Last night, Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich took to Facebook to voice his concerns and he launched a new campaign called ‘Mask up Biloxi,’ encouraging all citizens to…

City of Biloxi offering free face masks on Friday

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich today announced that when City Hall re-opens to the public Thursday morning, city staff working with the public will be wearing facemasks. In fact, Gilich said, he has advised city department directors to make sure that…

CDC to make updated recommendation on masks ‘soon’

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is planning to update its recommendation on masks. CDC researchers have been conducting a scientific review about the masks during the coronavirus pandemic. Scientists wanted to find out if masks protect people…

Keesler adds additional shopping day for retirees

Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi has designated specific days for the military retiree & veteran population to shop at the Base Exchange and Grocery Store on base. Beginning Saturday, May 23, the BX and Commissary will be open to…

Disney making character face masks

Disney is known for creating memorable animated characters but now, it's bringing those characters to life off screen to help combat the coronavirus. Disney announcing its new line of face masks. The entertainment giant's collection of protective gear features many…

MEMA Encourages Use of Face Masks in Public Settings

PEARL, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency encourages Mississippians to wear face masks while in public to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings…