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Dr. LouAnn Woodward, UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs, explains why Mississippians must take precautions to stem the transmission of COVID-19.

Stemming COVID-19 transmission: ‘What we are doing now is not working’

Thursday, July 9, 2020

You don’t have to be a health care professional to realize that Mississippi is going in the wrong direction on stemming the widespread community transmission of COVID-19. Unless more people take the critical precautions of wearing a mask, social distancing and shunning gatherings, and washing hands frequently, hospitals will soon be overrun and beds even more scarce than they are now. Read More

Three ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 spread.

Three ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 spread.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

1. Wear a mask properly. 2. Wash your hands repeatedly. 3. Social distance vigilantly. Read More

UMMC employee testing for COVID-19: When is the right time?

Experiencing any symptoms associated with COVID-19, don’t come to work. If at work, isolate yourself and inform your supervisor. Then, immediately call the hotline at 601-496-6284.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

How to wear a mask: Over the nose and chin, nothing gets out or in.

Cover the bridge your nose and your chin, and keep it snug around your face without gaps.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

How NOT to wear a mask: Down around your neck reality check.

Don’t push your mask under your chin to rest on your neck. It serves no purpose there.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

How NOT to wear a mask: If your chin is in the wind, try again.

Don’t leave your chin exposed; If your mask doesn’t cover below the chin, get a larger one.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

How NOT to wear a mask: You should never expose your nose.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Patient goes from NICU to pageant winner

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Skin Cancer Center offers expert care for common cancers

Published on Monday, July 6, 2020

People of the U: Richard Waite

Published on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

AirCare, Anderson Regional Medical Center enhance affiliation

Published on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Bancroft Fund gifts $1 million to create Bird Discharge Lobby

Published on Monday, June 29, 2020

University Dentists resumes practice with safety in mind

Published on Monday, June 29, 2020

Antibodies and COVID-19: What you should know

Published on Monday, June 29, 2020

People of the U: Katie Smith

Published on Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Caring for COVID-19 patients: Teamwork, time make difference

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

UMMC places Oxford SON students in Jackson amid pandemic

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

OCH Regional Medical Center, UMMC open OCH Cardiology with University Heart

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

People of the U: Corinne Sampson and Alyssa Bradford

Published on Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Most cancer drug trials need better design, study shows

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020

SOD grant to help remove dental barriers to life-saving care

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020

Tick, tick, tick – time is short when these arachnids attack

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020

Clinical trial tests plasma as possible COVID-19 treatment

Published on Friday, June 12, 2020

People of the U: Kaleigh Reynolds

Published on Monday, June 8, 2020

Nursing students benefit from Mississippi Board of Nursing scholarships

Published on Monday, June 8, 2020