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663 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi with 13 total...
BREAKING NEWS
Andi Davis
March 28, 2020
The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 84 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi identified by testing from the state Public Health Laboratory and private testing providers. Five new deaths have also been confirmed,...
Ag Commissioner urges you to support local farmers markets
Steven Gagliano
March 28, 2020
It’s farmers market season in Mississippi, and Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson is encouraging you to safely support your local communities as the coronavirus outbreak continues.  “The good news during the COVID-19 emergency...
Mississippi Weather Outlook for Saturday, March 28th
Andi Davis
March 28, 2020
Here’s a look at your statewide forecast: To the north, mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in...
Emergency supplement benefits approved for SNAP recipients
Steven Gagliano
March 27, 2020
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved the issuance of emergency supplement benefits for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients for March and April 2020. The Mississippi...
UMMC begins in-house testing for COVID-19
Andi Davis
March 27, 2020
The University of Mississippi Medical Center began performing in-house testing for COVID-19 Thursday, providing a major boost in the state’s ability to manage the pandemic. The Medical Center’s pathology laboratory has finished validating its ability...
Congress sends CARES act to President Trump’s desk
Steven Gagliano
March 27, 2020
*This article has been updated to reflect that President Trump has signed the bill into law. Shortly after Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, President Trump signed the legislation that...