State of Mississippi and COVID-19

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12/15/2021 Vaccine, booster still best defense against COVID-19 variants As Mississippi cases of COVID-19‚Aos Omicron variant grow, experts say some things won‚Aot immediately change: The Delta variant remains the overwhelmingly predominant strain in the state, and getting vaccinated and boosted is the best way to protect against serious infection.‚AuThere are a lot of questions related to transmission, how effective the current vaccines will be, and whether there will be any different symptoms,‚Au said Dr ...
12/12/2021 Another challenge to Roe v. Wade continues American polarization Wordpress.com ... 11, 2021On Dec. 1, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women‚Aos Health Organization, concerning a Mississippi law prohibiting abortions after a 15-week gestation. But the case is bigger than ... new challenges such as internet security, relations with China and COVID-19.Missouri, once a battleground state, has become a solid one-party-dominant Republican state with hardly any room in the Democratic Party for ...
12/12/2021 Rural midwives fill gap as hospitals cut childbirth services Rural midwives fill gap as hospitals cut childbirth servicesFor the past year or so, Toni Hill, a midwife in the lowlands of northern Mississippi, has received an influx of calls from women across the state who live in areas with no hospitals and only a smattering of health care providers.As COVID-19 rates increased, some pregnant women did not feel safe receiving care in a hospital or were ...
12/5/2021 Unvaccinated Starkville employees to pay more for insurance SF Chronicle STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) ‚Ai Starting in early February, Starkville city employees who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 may have to pay an extra $75 a month for medical insurance.Aldermen for the Mississippi city set the policy in September and set it to take effect Dec. 1. They met last week and voted to delay that until Feb. 4.Board attorney Chris Latimer told the board it must provide ...
12/1/2021 Wed, Dec. 01 Electoral Vote Predictor ... Mississippi State Health Officer Thomas E. Dobbs, who is defending a state law that bans abortions after the first 15 weeks of pregnancy. "Jackson" is the only abortion clinic in Mississippi. Here it is in all of its pink, art deco glory. Next to it is Dobbs, in this case explaining that 13 Mississippi hospitals have no ICU beds left due to COVID-19, but that today all of his ...
11/28/2021 Ranking of top 100 USBA paid-in-full PPP loans in 2020 in Osceola US Small Business Administration] .The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides loans to small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies with less than 500 employees, sole-proprietorships, independent contractors and self-employed individuals may ... 2020 in Osceola Name of Borrower Current Approved Amount South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center $761,570 Northeast Arkansas Laborforce, LLC $339,200 Mississippi County Child Development Center, Inc. $160,000 Thomas & Speight, P a $136,756 Harshman Rentals ...
10/19/2021 U.S. Supreme Court October Term 2021- Cases To Watch Out For ... October Term 2021- Cases To Watch Out For After conducting its proceedings virtually for about 19 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court finally resumed its in-person oral hearings on October ... validity of the Gestational Age Act passed by lawmakers in Mississippi in 2018. The law bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, except in cases of medical emergency or fetal abnormality. While considering the case ...
10/7/2021 TV anchor, meteorologists quit over vaccine mandate CBS News A news anchor on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and a meteorologist in Nebraska are among a handful of Gray Television employees to relinquish their jobs instead of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 .An 18-year employee, Meggan Gray gave up her co-hosting role on WLOX-TV's "Good Morning Mississippi" last Thursday, a day before a mandate to be fully immunized took effect on October 1, according to a local ...
10/7/2021 Daily COVID-19 cases in Florida, Mississippi drop 50% in 2 weeks: 9 things to know Becker's Hospital Review Daily case reports are flat or falling in at least 35 states, with Mississippi and Florida reporting some of the largest declines, though some hot spots are emerging across the country, according to data from Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus resource center. Below are nine U.S. COVID-19 trends to know: Cases 1. Nationwide, new daily infections are falling by 6.22 percent as of Oct. 7, Johns Hopkins University ...
10/7/2021 Mississippi Covid-19 Update : October 07, 2021 Mississippi Covid-19 Update : October 07, 2021 By PRESS RELEASE - MSDH Thu, 10/07/2021 - 10:24 AM, 32 Reads Listed below is the daily COVID-19 update for the state of Mississippi. New cases of COVID-19: 1,112 Tests may have been made during the past week, and represent individuals who became ill a week ago or more. Repeated tests for the same individual are counted only once. New COVID-19 related ...
10/7/2021 Kaiser places 2,200 unvaccinated staff on unpaid leave & more: 8 COVID-19 updates Becker's ASC Review UnitedHealth Group has issued COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Here are eight COVID-19 updates from the last week: 1. Daily COVID-19 case reports are flat or falling in at least 35 states, with Mississippi and Florida reporting some of the largest declines. However, there are still hot spots emerging across the country. 2. Kaiser Permanente placed more than 2,200 employees on unpaid leave as of Oct. 4 for failing ...
10/7/2021 Tracking COVID-19 in Mississippi: 1,112 new coronavirus cases reported Thursday Tracking COVID-19 in Mississippi: 1,112 new coronavirus cases reported Thursday [Gabriela Szymanowska] The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,112 new coronavirus cases Thursday, fueled by the highly contagious delta variant. On Thursday, the state reported 10 new coronavirus-related deaths. Six deaths occurred between Oct. 1 and Tuesday, according to the health department's website . Four deaths occurred between Sept. 6 and Sept. 29 as identified from death certificate ...
10/7/2021 Tracking COVID-19 in Mississippi: 1,112 new coronavirus cases reported Thursday Tracking COVID-19 in Mississippi: 1,112 new coronavirus cases reported Thursday [Gabriela Szymanowska] The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,112 new coronavirus cases Thursday, fueled by the highly contagious delta variant. On Thursday, the state reported 10 new coronavirus-related deaths. Six deaths occurred between Oct. 1 and Tuesday, according to the health department's website . Four deaths occurred between Sept. 6 and Sept. 29 as identified from death certificate ...
10/7/2021 1,112 new coronavirus cases, 10 additional deaths in Mississippi JACKSON, Miss. ( WJTV ) ‚Ai The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 1,112 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Mississippi, along with 10 additional deaths.This brings the state‚Aos total number of cases to 493,670 with 9,778 deaths.Pfizer asks for emergency approval of vaccine for kids 5 to 11 Cumulative Cases and Deaths by County Totals of all reported COVID-19 cases, including those in long-term ...
10/7/2021 MDH Adds More Schools to COVID Outbreak List MDH Adds More Schools to COVID Outbreak List ST. PAUL -- The number of schools the Minnesota Department of Health says has an outbreak of COVID-19 cases continues to grow. School buildings listed below reported 5 or more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in students or staff who were in the building while infectious during a two-week reporting period. Schools in Benton County on the list include: Benton Mississippi ...
10/7/2021 Workers sue Louisiana health system to block vaccine mandate ... small number of employees of Louisiana‚Aos largest health system are suing to block a requirement that they get the COVID-19 vaccine in order to keep their jobs. The lawsuits filed Tuesday ... Ochsner's 32,000 employees across Louisiana and in a bit of Mississippi, including more than 1,600 physicians, are already vaccinated. By last week, 82% of its employees were fully vaccinated, with physicians at 98%. The Caddo ...
10/6/2021 UMMC reports 41 COVID-19 hospitalizations JACKSON, Miss. ( WJTV ) ‚Ai Leaders with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson reported a total of 41 hospitalized COVID-19 patients as of Wednesday, October 6.No COVID vaccine, no organ transplant, Colorado hospital says Of confirmed patients, there are 27 adult patients and 14 children with COVID-19. Unvaccinated patients make up 94.1 percent and 5.9 percent are vaccinated. Five point nine percent are children under ...
10/5/2021 Vaccination is also economic issue Vaccination is also economic issue Mon, 10/04/2021 - 9:24 PM, 131 Reads There have been many good reasons offered as to why Mississippians should get vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination protects those who get the shots and those around them. Vaccination reduces the strain on the state‚Aos health care workers and its hospitals. Vaccination helps schools and businesses stay open. And, according to Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, it can remove ...
10/5/2021 Chicago Travel Advisory at 47 states, 3 territories CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Department of Public Health removed one state from its weekly COVID-19 travel advisory. The city's COVID-19 quarantine advisory includes 47 states and three territories. The department removed Connecticut from ... Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina ...
10/5/2021 Mississippi Covid-19 Update : October 05, 2021 Mississippi Covid-19 Update : October 05, 2021 By PRESS RELEASE - MSDH Tue, 10/05/2021 - 10:00 AM, 56 Reads Listed below is the daily COVID-19 update for the state of Mississippi. New cases of COVID-19: 947 Tests may have been made during the past week, and represent individuals who became ill a week ago or more. Repeated tests for the same individual are counted only once. New COVID-19 related ...
10/5/2021 'You have to fight for them.' This MS doctor's hospital was going to close. So he bought it. ... So he bought it. Corinne S Kennedy] Two decades ago, when Dr. Kenneth Williams learned the hospital in Holly Springs, Mississippi, was likely going to close, he knew it would be a huge blow to ... Rural hospitals in the Mid-South were on life support. COVID-19 could kill them In an era when rural hospitals are ...
10/4/2021 Johnson & Johnson set to seek authorization for its booster shot NEXSTAR) ‚Ai Johnson & Johnson plans to ask federal regulators early this week for authorization of its COVID-19 booster shot, The New York Times reported Monday. The news is according to officials familiar with the ... 19, the Times reported.COVID-19 booster shots available at Mississippi county health departments The Food and Drug Administration on Friday scheduled an Oct. 15 meeting of its advisory committee to discuss whether to grant ...
10/4/2021 COVID-19 State Projections 10.04.21 COVID-19 State Projections 10.04.21]Leveraging over 15 years of support to HHS for medical consequence modeling and our proprietary artificial intelligence (AI) models, IEM believes that our COVID-19 model outputs can be used ... 10.04.21Massachusetts Projection 10.04.21Michigan Projection 10.04.21Minnesota Projection 10.04.21Mississippi Projection 10.04.21Missouri Projection 10.04.21Montana Projection 10.04.21Nebraska Projection 10.04.21Nevada Projection 10.04.21New Hampshire Projection 10.04.21New Jersey Projection 10.04.21New Mexico ...
10/4/2021 'Saddled with a health care access issue': Mississippi physicians' group pushes Medicaid expansion Saddled with a health care access issue': Mississippi physicians‚Ao group pushes Medicaid expansion The largest physician group in Mississippi will pursue options to expand Medicaid in the state despite opposition from two statewide top ... saddled with a health care access issue long before the COVID-19 pandemic. The current landscape has demonstrated how urgent and critical the need to increase access to health care for Mississippians is,‚Au said ...
10/2/2021 Northern States Account for Biggest Jump in New COVID Cases, Hospitalizations MSN ... Go Nakamura/Getty Images Members of the medical staff treat a patient who is wearing helmet-based ventilator in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on July 28, 2020 ... the past two weeks these states‚AiAlabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas‚Aihave all seen their caseloads dip by at least 30 percent, with hospitalizations dropping by at least 22 percent, according to The ...