Vaccine

Lynn Meadows hosting vaccine event

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is partnering with Memorial Hospital to host a community vaccine drive tonight from 5 to 7. The Pfizer vaccine will be available for anyone 12 years and…

Memorial Reopens Walk-in Clinic for COVID-19 Vaccines Only

The Memorial Walk-in Clinic - Wal Mart Lane has reopened as a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic only. All 3 vaccines (Comirnaty (formerly known as Pfizer-BioNTech), Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson) are available as options for vaccination. This will be a walk-in…

Memorial closes walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Due to increased demand in COVID-19 testing, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport will be closing its walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics as of 5 p.m. today. The clinics, located in Biloxi at 189 C Wal Mart Lane, and in Bay St. Louis…

Scarlet Pearl reinstates mask mandate for employees

A file video posted earlier provided outdated information on casino's vaccination rate. Scarlet Pearl is the first casino in the nation to have a 100 percent vaccination rate, officials said. Scarlet Pearl has reinstated its mask mandate for casino employees.…

Mississippi public universities nix staff vaccine mandates

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi public universities are withdrawing policies requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 after an injunction from a federal judge prohibiting the Biden administration from enforcing its vaccination mandate for federal contractors. Spokespersons for the University…

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…