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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) continue to closely monitor the outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by the novel (new) coronavirus COVID-19, and are working to limit the spread of cases nationally and in Mississippi. MSDH is actively working with doctors and hospitals on responding safely and effectively to COVID-19.



Recent News

Executive Order 1517 Directs School Districts in Seven Counties to Delay Opening

Executive Order 1517 directs the following counties to delay opening until August 17, 2020: Bolivar, Forrest, George, Hinds, Panola, Sunflower, and Washington.  You can read the

Executive Order 1516 Establishes a Statewide Mask Mandate

Executive Order 1516 establishes a statewide mask mandate for all Mississippians when in public.  You can read the order