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Mississippi surpasses 10,000 coronavirus-related deaths

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state of Mississippi has surpassed 10,000 coronavirus-related deaths, health officials reported Monday. The Mississippi State Department of Health reported that 10,024 people have died of COVID-19 or its complications in the state, which has a…

Memorial Updates COVID-19 Testing Locations

Due to decreased demand, Memorial has closed its drive-thru COVID-19 testing location. COVID-19 testing can be done at any Memorial Walk-In Clinic. Starting this week, every Memorial Walk-In Clinic will provide COVID-19 testing. Walk-in clinic information can be found here: https://www.gulfportmemorial.com/find-a-location?taxonomy=walk-in-clinic. Patients experiencing…

Free health screenings offered today at Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep, in a partnership with My Brother’s Keeper, will host free health screenings today for Gulfport’s homeless population and the general public at Feed My Sheep’s facility at 2615 19th Street on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 11:00…

Feed my Sheep offered free COVID-19 testing today

They’re battling COVID on another front in Gulfport. Free COVID-19 testing took place at Feed my Sheep today. Gulfport’s faith-based non-profit Feed my Sheep has been branching out to help curb the spread of COVID by offering free COVID tests.…

AFRH receives rapid COVID-19 testing equipment

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith on Tuesday thanked the Defense Logistics Agency for granting her request to expedite the delivery of equipment necessary for rapid COVID-19 testing at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport. Hyde-Smith sought the machinery and supplies…

Free COVID-19 testing for child care workers in Mississippi

Child care facility workers in Mississippi can now receive free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at selected Mississippi State Department of Health Community testing locations conducted at many county health departments and the West Street Farmers Market in Jackson. K-12 teachers, staff,…

SRHS announces COVID-19 testing sites

The Singing River Health System has announced upcoming COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites for Coast residents. During these testing events, there are no out of pocket costs, but bring insurance information if you have it available. The three testing sites will…

CDC releases new COVID-19 testing guidance

Some people who have been exposed to COVID-19 may no longer need to be tested for the virus. The CDC quietly updated its online guidance on testing earlier this week. It now states that those who have been in close…

COVID-19 testing expanded for all teachers in Mississippi

Governor Tate Reeves launched new COVID-19 initiatives to ensure the health and well-being of students and teachers as they return to school. Governor Reeves is expanding COVID-19 testing for all Mississippi teachers, even those without symptoms, and emergency telehealth coverage…

Memorial Hospital offering drive-up COVID testing sites

Memorial is offering the following temporary drive-up COVID-19 screening and testing sites: Wednesday, August 5, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Thursday, August 13, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., D’Iberville Civic Center, 10452 Lamey…

Coronavirus testing in Harrison County

The Lyman Community Center offered coronavirus testing earlier today. Only individuals that meet medical criteria during the screening process will be tested for COVID-19. For patients that have insurance, Memorial will seek reimbursement; however, no out of pocket expense or…

Drive-up COVID-19 screening and testing sites

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, Memorial Hospital is bringing more testing sites to the Gulfport-Biloxi area. In addition to continuing to operate the five designated COVID-19 testing clinics, Memorial will begin offering temporary drive-up COVID-19 screening and testing…

Drive-up COVID-19 screening and testing sites

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, Memorial Hospital is bringing more testing sites to the Gulfport-Biloxi area. In addition to continuing to operate the five designated COVID-19 testing clinics, Memorial will begin offering temporary drive-up COVID-19 screening and testing…