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Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) coordinates the State Emergency Support Functions (ESF) which provides assistance and coordination of local resources in response to public health and disaster medical care needs. State agencies and health organizations will provide and coordinate services and resources including, but not limited to, emergency medical treatment and prevention, inspection of food and potable water, sewage and wastewater disposal, emergency mortuary service and mass fatality management, patient rehabilitation, vector and disease control, and the restoration of health and medical infrastructure.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is a primary response agency under ESF 8. During declared state disasters, UMMC will:
If you would like to join our Diaster Response Teams, please visit:
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
General Information: 601-984-1000
Patient Appointments: 888-815-2005