This page is updated to reflect current information related to the coronavirus and COVID-19. The University of Mississippi Medical Center is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by taking aggressive steps to increase testing, promote vaccination, offer the best available treatments and conduct research that will serve patients and families now and in the years to come.
Monday, July 18, 2022
As COVID-19’s Omicron BA.5 variant continues to sweep the state and country, everyone is in danger of infection, regardless of whether you’ve had the virus already, or had vaccines and boosters. It’s that contagious, UMMC infectious diseases experts say. That means taking precautions is the best way to avoid getting sick.
Monday, July 11, 2022
Protection from COVID-19 is now available for children ages 6 months to 4 years old at Children’s of Mississippi’s Batson Kids Clinic at 421 S. Stadium Drive. Research has shown the vaccines to dramatically lower chances of COVID-19-related hospitalization in older children.
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Monday, Dec. 13
Mississippi State Department of Health is working with state doctors and hospitals to respond safely and effectively to COVID-19 in Mississippi.
Click here to see the latest COVID-19 updates from MSDH.