New MS Ready app gives emergency health information

JACKSON, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi State Department of Health rolled out a new smartphone app Friday, just in time for Tropical Storm Karen.

The MS Ready app offers:

-Push, text or email notification of essential health precautions in a disaster, outbreak, or emergency

-Steps to take to prepare ahead for chemical and biological threats; floods; nuclear incidents; severe weather and natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes

-A list of important MSDH phone numbers and an emergency hotline

-A checklist of items to have on hand should an emergency arise

To find the app, search the App Store for MS Ready, visit www.HealthyMS.com, or follow the links below.

iPhone: https://appsto.re/i6Ff8br

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