Among the many challenges that folks are facing this year, mental health is one of them. Between losing loved ones and keeping away from friends, some mental health experts are saying learning to cope is important.
As COVID-19 spreads throughout Mississippi, the Black community still continues to see staggering numbers of fatalities. However, the number of vaccinations seems to stay at a relatively low rate of only 15%, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
The Lemoyne Plaza’s parking lot became gleefully packed today with people both young and old eager to meet Jason David Frank. Frank made his debut as the infamous green ranger from the 1990s hit tv-series ‘The Power Rangers.’
Today, Pascagoula High School had a blood drive with COVID-19 in mind. The “Goula Give Hope” drive may have been different than other years with social distancing and safety protocols, but the purpose has stayed the same.
Gulfport Memorial Hospital held an event that celebrated its healthcare heroes and patients. The hospital partnered with Wallace Window Cleaning by having its employees dressed as superheroes as they rappelled down the side of the hospital.
According to TDH, seven specimens were sent to the CDC for analysis and two were confirmed to be the B117 variant. TDH previously reported five confirmed cases but provided updated information a short time later.
Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is looking to reach new heights in medical training. It is now developing a Graduate Medical Education program that will attract medical residents from around the country.
Health experts say just because you have received one of the COVID-19 vaccines, doesn’t mean you can take your mask off. It will be months before enough people have received a vaccine that we can begin to relax the precautions the CDC advises.
One day after the governor announced that more Mississippians would be allowed to sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations, the Mississippi State Health Department made its own announcement: Vaccinating everyone eligible is impossible right now.
Getting a COVID-19 vaccination is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus, but for millions of Americans, a fear of needles may make the decision to get the vaccine even harder.
Developing vaccines against coronavirus is only part of the problem. The logistics of distributing the vaccine to millions is going to be a huge task, and convincing some of the population that they should get the vaccine is another.