This page is updated to reflect current information related to the coronavirus and COVID-19. The University of Mississippi Medical Center is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by taking aggressive steps to increase testing, promote vaccination, offer the best available treatments and conduct research that will serve patients and families now and in the years to come.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
As Omicron cases surge in Mississippi and nationwide, the Medical Center is navigating the challenges it brings, namely staff shortages and rising hospitalizations. But there’s hope for the future, with a downward trend in cases hoped for by late January or early February.
Monday, January 10, 2022
As the Omicron variant sweeps Mississippi and the rest of the nation, those at risk of infection – pretty much everyone – are asking questions about its severity, how infectious it is and what the future holds. Two of the Medical Center’s top infectious diseases specialists answer the questions based on what science is now telling us.
Monday, Jan. 10
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Monday, Aug. 23
Tuesday, Aug. 17
Mississippi State Department of Health is working with state doctors and hospitals to respond safely and effectively to COVID-19 in Mississippi.
Click here to see the latest COVID-19 updates from MSDH.