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Licensed practical nurse Policia Travis, left, and nurse manager Ashley Gustafson finish preparations for patients to arrive at a temporary field hospital in Garage B.

Mobile field clinic established for patients with non-emergency respiratory illness

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

As Mississippi copes with the COVID-19 outbreak, the Medical Center has set up a separate, temporary field clinic in Parking Garage B for people with non-emergency respiratory illnesses. Treating those patients in that clinic helps protect patients and staff in the Emergency Departments from possible exposure to infection. Read More

Dr. Charles Robertson, assistant professor of anesthesiology, has built ventilators to use at the Medical Center in case of a shortage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UMMC builds ventilators for COVID-19 pandemic response

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Patients with severe COVID-19 may require ventilators to stay alive, but hospitals may not have enough units to meet demand. A UMMC anesthesiologist is leading efforts to build ventilators from readily available supplies in the event of a shortage at the Medical Center. Read More

Telehealth virtual 'house call' for UMMC patients during pandemic

Providing care to patients while working to limit the spread of COVID-19 has UMMC and Children's of Mississippi specialists ramping up their telehealth efforts.

Published on Monday, April 6, 2020

Emotions come home to roost as Mississippians shelter in place

When social distancing goes to the next level and Mississippians shelter in place, many people are staying home by choice to help curb the transmission of COVID-19. Routines get a rest, fear becomes a focus and the "new normal" just isn't getting normal. Medical Center experts give advice on how to cope.

Published on Monday, April 6, 2020

Medical Center deploys UMMC Reserves to aid in COVID-19 battle

Each day, nearly 130 UMMC employees are being deployed to different areas to perform duties outside of their normal job scopes as the Medical Center prepares for a surge of COVID-19 patients expected to arrive in the coming weeks.

Published on Monday, April 6, 2020

Cities in Smith, Webster and Tunica counties set for one-day mobile COVID-19 testing

As community transmission of COVID-19 increases in the state, the Medical Center and partners including the Mississippi State Department of Health, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi National Guard are teaming to bring specimen collection sites statewide. The goal is to increase testing for the virus and keep those infected at home.

Published on Monday, April 6, 2020

UMMC calls on community members to help protect health care heroes

Published on Sunday, April 5, 2020

CEO Memo

Published on Friday, April 3, 2020

UMMC experts offer coping tips for children, parents

Published on Wednesday, April 1, 2020

UMMC pandemic expert: Social distancing now will save lives, lessen COVID-19 spread

Published on Wednesday, April 1, 2020

UMMC, MSDH to open one-day drive-through COVID-19 testing sites in Lauderdale, Adams, Pearl River and Tippah counties

Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UMMC students volunteer for ‘army’ fighting novel coronavirus

Published on Monday, March 30, 2020

Community donors bolster Medical Center during COVID-19 response

Published on Sunday, March 29, 2020

UMMC, MSDH to open one-day drive-through COVID-19 testing sites

Published on Saturday, March 28, 2020

UMMC begins in-house testing for COVID-19

Published on Friday, March 27, 2020

MSDH, UMMC organize mobile testing sites for one day only

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

COVID-19 and pregnancy: What you should know

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Photos: Pictures tell story of COVID-19's impact

Published on Friday, March 20, 2020

Telehealth app, drive-through collection to speed up COVID-19 testing

Published on Friday, March 20, 2020

Medical Center experts offer advice on dealing with COVID-19 stressors

Published on Thursday, March 19, 2020

UMMC leaders detail preparations for care of COVID-19 patients

Published on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

As reported COVID-19 cases increase, UMMC stands ready for action

Published on Monday, March 16, 2020

Breaking story: For orthopaedic surgery chair, it all falls into place

Published on Thursday, March 12, 2020

COVID-19 infection prevention: Employee questions answered

Published on Thursday, March 12, 2020

New name reflects ongoing mission for pediatric hem-onc center

Published on Wednesday, March 11, 2020