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Registered nurse Amy Green cares for a COVID-19 patient in UMMC's Medical Intensive Care Unit.

Omicron surge creates unprecedented staff shortages as hospitalizations rise

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

As Omicron cases surge in Mississippi and nationwide, the Medical Center is navigating the challenges it brings, namely staff shortages and rising hospitalizations. But there’s hope for the future, with a downward trend in cases hoped for by late January or early February. Read More

Kehle Hutto of Madison gets her second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from Kristen Cherry, nurse manager at Children's of Mississippi's Batson Kids Clinic.

Majority of children hospitalized with COVID-19 are unvaccinated

Monday, January 10, 2022

For safe in-person learning for children this semester, the protection of vaccinations, wearing face masks and hand hygiene are needed, Children's of Mississippi leaders say. The state's only children's hospital is starting the new year with a dramatic rise in COVID-19 patients. Read More

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