mississippi state department of health

Department of Health reporting 2,000 new cases of COVID

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Friday reported an additional 2,094 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and eight deaths. Six deaths occurred between July 29 and August 5, and two deaths occurred between July 27 and July 31, identified…

MSDH reports 1,317 new COVID-19 cases

Today, MSDH is reporting an additional 1,317 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and eight deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases is now 333, 180 with 7,502 deaths. Among cases and…

WIC food distribution sites closing soon

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) will be closing all 81 of its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) food distribution sites throughout the state in the months ahead. Approximately 70 positions will be eliminated. This comes as…

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…