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Mark Rankin, a UMMC endoscopy registered nurse, prepares specimens for COVID-19 testing.

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

Saturday, March 28, 2020

More Mississippians will be tested for possible COVID-19 infection, thanks to mobile specimen collection sites opening this week in cities including Vicksburg, Greenwood, Meridian, Natchez and Picayune. Read More

Donna Schaferkotter, medical laboratory scientist at UMMC, prepares samples for COVID-19 testing. The Medical Center started in-house testing for the novel coronavirus March 26 using a commercially available kit and is developing additional ways to test for COVID-19.

UMMC begins in-house testing for COVID-19

Friday, March 27, 2020

UMMC conducted its first in-house test for COVID-19 March 26. The Medical is using a commercially available method that can run up to 180 tests per day. UMMC scientists from across campus are also designing their own Laboratory Developed Test for COVID-19. Read More

Help stop coronavirus!

1: Wash your hands often.  2: Cough into your elbow.  3: Don’t touch your face. 4: Keep safe distance from others.  5: Stay home if you are sick.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

Help us preserve PPE!

Wear a mask only if you have a fever, cough, or runny nose.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

You can’t touch this

Cough into your elbow, not your hands. Don’t touch your face.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

Keep your coworkers safe

Don’t shake hands or share food. Meet via videoconference and avoid travel.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

Stop the spread of COVID-19

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

Facing up to COVID-19

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

It’s in your hands to stop COVID-19

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

MSDH, UMMC organize mobile testing sites for one day only

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

People of the U: Leah Ross

Published on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Fever, cough, trouble breathing?

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Put the squeeze on your sneeze

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Keep it clean

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 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

eCV adopts temporary weekly publishing schedule

Published on Monday, March 16, 2020

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

Published on Monday, March 16, 2020

People of the U: Etoile Patrick

Published on Friday, March 13, 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