Vaccine

Coastal Family Health vaccine wait list is full

Today Coastal Family Health Center announced their COVID-19 waiting list has exceeded the vaccine supply. They are no longer adding names to the waiting list until their current inventory of the vaccine is used. Operators are currently…

Vaccine supply on the rise in Mississippi

A quarter of a million vaccinations have been done in the state of Mississippi, Governor Tate Reeves announced the milestone this afternoon. Reeves says we’re operating at peak capacity and working to get even more vaccines into…

COVID-19 vaccine availability in Mississippi

The Mississippi State Department of Health held a news conference regarding COVID-19 vaccine availability in the state. State health leaders said Mississippi typically receives a weekly allocation of 37,000 doses which will be increased to 43,000 along with the additional…

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccines next week following complaints around the U.S. of shortages so severe that some vaccination sites had to cancel tens of thousands of appointments…

Health Dept: Weekly vaccine allocation remains consistent

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi is expecting to receive around 37,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine this week from the federal government. Department of Health spokesperson Liz Sharlot said that's the same allocation the state has received for the last several weeks. Sharlot…

Singing River hosted COVID vaccine drive-thru

More shots in arms as Singing River administers more COVID vaccines to patients 75 and older in Jackson County. Singing River had about 940 COVID vaccine appointments set up for today at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. They…

Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Allocated to Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. – Today the Mississippi State Department of Health announces that additional COVID-19 vaccine was allocated to Mississippi this week. The additional allotments will support ongoing vaccination appointments at drive-through sites next week and allow for a modest amount of doses to…

First dose of vaccines given at Kroc Center in Biloxi

In Biloxi at the Kroc Center, Coastal Family Health Center’s Mobile Clinic distributed their first round of Moderna vaccines today. Each of the 60 available appointments were already filled for the day. The drive-thru testing set up allowed for nurses…

Governor Reeves receives COVID-19 vaccine

Today Governor Reeves received his COVID-19 vaccination. The Republican governor got the shot on a video streamed to Facebook live. He said he wanted to take the vaccine publicly to demonstrate his ‘confidence in its safety and efficacy.’ Forty-six-year-old Reeves…