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CEO Memo

Friday, April 3, 2020

CEO Memo from Kevin Cook, Friday, April 3, 2020 Read More

The first step in dealing with your child’s fears is to acknowledge them, Children’s of Mississippi experts say.

UMMC experts offer coping tips for children, parents

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Situations of rapid change can lead to fear and anxiety for children. UMMC and Children’s of Mississippi experts offer tips to help families cope. Read More

UMMC pandemic expert: Social distancing now will save lives, lessen COVID-19 spread

The best way to protect people and prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases is through social distancing. A UMMC emergency and infectious diseases physician explains why.

Published on Wednesday, April 1, 2020

UMMC, MSDH to open one-day drive-through COVID-19 testing sites in Lauderdale, Adams, Pearl River and Tippah counties

As community transmission of COVID-19 increases in the state, the Medical Center and partners including the Mississippi State Department of Health, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi National Guard are teaming to bring specimen collection sites statewide. The goal is to increase testing for the virus and keep those infected at home.

Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UMMC students volunteer for ‘army’ fighting novel coronavirus

Since early last week, nearly 250 UMMC students have been deployed to different jobs on and off the Medical Center campus to help in the fight against COVID-19. Students from all seven schools are represented on the COVID-19 Student Response Coordination Team.

Published on Monday, March 30, 2020

Community donors bolster Medical Center during COVID-19 response

As UMMC continues to care for patients and facilitate testing during the COVID-19 outbreak, weary frontline staff are getting a boost from the community. Donations of meals, PPE and necessities for patients and their families are lifting spirits as the Medical Center's response ramps up.

Published on Sunday, March 29, 2020

UMMC, MSDH to open one-day drive-through COVID-19 testing sites

Published on Saturday, March 28, 2020

UMMC begins in-house testing for COVID-19

Published on Friday, March 27, 2020

MSDH, UMMC organize mobile testing sites for one day only

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

COVID-19 and pregnancy: What you should know

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Photos: Pictures tell story of COVID-19's impact

Published on Friday, March 20, 2020

Telehealth app, drive-through collection to speed up COVID-19 testing

Published on Friday, March 20, 2020

Medical Center experts offer advice on dealing with COVID-19 stressors

Published on Thursday, March 19, 2020

UMMC leaders detail preparations for care of COVID-19 patients

Published on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

As reported COVID-19 cases increase, UMMC stands ready for action

Published on Monday, March 16, 2020

Breaking story: For orthopaedic surgery chair, it all falls into place

Published on Thursday, March 12, 2020

COVID-19 infection prevention: Employee questions answered

Published on Thursday, March 12, 2020

New name reflects ongoing mission for pediatric hem-onc center

Published on Wednesday, March 11, 2020

In ob-gyn chair’s life and career, it’s always something – worthwhile

Published on Monday, March 9, 2020

Photos: MS Miracles Radiothon raises $441,057 one donation at a time

Published on Monday, March 9, 2020

Mississippi Thrive!: Most young children need developmental health care

Published on Thursday, March 5, 2020

UMMC nurses reflect on nursing's rank as most trusted profession

Published on Thursday, March 5, 2020

UMMC leaders, infectious disease experts answer COVID-19 questions

Published on Thursday, March 5, 2020

At last, Jazmyn Shaw is on home ground

Published on Monday, March 2, 2020

Children’s of Mississippi patients take to airwaves during radiothon

Published on Monday, March 2, 2020