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CEO Memo

Friday, April 3, 2020

CEO Memo from Kevin Cook, Friday, April 3, 2020 Read More

The first step in dealing with your child’s fears is to acknowledge them, Children’s of Mississippi experts say.

UMMC experts offer coping tips for children, parents

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Situations of rapid change can lead to fear and anxiety for children. UMMC and Children’s of Mississippi experts offer tips to help families cope. Read More

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

The best way to protect people and prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases is through social distancing. A UMMC emergency and infectious diseases physician explains why.

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

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 Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UMMC students volunteer for ‘army’ fighting novel coronavirus

Since early last week, nearly 250 UMMC students have been deployed to different jobs on and off the Medical Center campus to help in the fight against COVID-19. Students from all seven schools are represented on the COVID-19 Student Response Coordination Team.

Published on Monday, March 30, 2020

Community donors bolster Medical Center during COVID-19 response

As UMMC continues to care for patients and facilitate testing during the COVID-19 outbreak, weary frontline staff are getting a boost from the community. Donations of meals, PPE and necessities for patients and their families are lifting spirits as the Medical Center's response ramps up.

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

Here are five easy ways to help stop the spread of novel coronavirus.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

We ask for your help preserving PPE for frontline health care workers.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

We ask for your help preserving PPE for frontline health care workers.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

Consider taking these precautions to help keep your coworkers safe.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

There’s no place like home, if you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

It’s time to face the facts about stopping the spread of COVID-19.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

It’s in your hands. Do your part to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

MSDH, UMMC organize mobile testing sites for one day only

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020

People of the U: Leah Ross

Published on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Experiencing a fever or cough, or having trouble breathing?

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Please keep your hands to yourself when you cough or sneeze.

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Reminder: Keep it clean to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 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