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COVID-19 Resources

Illustration of stethoscope and paperwork.jpgTo facilitate patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic, UMMC has provided the following updates and resources for referring providers. Because general information and the environment of care are changing so rapidly, it is anticipated that these resources will be updated frequently and will evolve over time. Checking these resources on a frequent and regular basis is strongly advised. Also, attention is called to the disclaimer attached to each item of COVID-19 Clinical Guidance section. 

New options to speed COVID-19 testing

Scheduled appointments, procedures for shared patients at UMMC facilities

  • After much discussion and consideration, certain procedures, clinic visits, and ancillary tests are being postponed until further notice. Our staff is contacting affected patients with instructions.

UMMC contacts

  • For transfers: Call (601) 984-4655 (MEDCOM) for instructions on transferring COVID-19 patients.
  • To contact specific physicians
    • Call: 866 UMMC DOCS (866-862-3627)
    • Use the physician directory in the UMMC “4Referrals” mobile app, and search by name. Download “UMMC4Referrals” in the App Store or Google Apps.
  • For non-urgent physician relations questions or concerns, please email the Office of Physician Relations at OPR@umc.edu.

COVID-19 clinical protocols and educational opportunities at UMMC

* Note: Check back regularly for updates, as information is evolving.

Public communication and UMMC temporary policies

  • To help with community education and communication, UMMC has created a dedicated COVID-19 web page. The page is frequently updated with information from UMMC, Mississippi State Department of Health, CDC, and other health organizations. Go online to umc.edu/coronavirus.