State of Mississippi and Public Health

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1/11/2022 Miss health department. asking for $ 107 million in COVID relief money. Analysis:Mississippi faces big decisions on relief money ‚AuFor decades, public health infrastructure, public health staffing has been underinvested, and I think as a nation we‚Aore starting to realize that,‚Au State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs told lawmakers in December.It‚Aos the same state department that, even before the coronavirus and throughout, has provided vaccinations, reproductive health services, STI and tuberculosis treatment, cancer detection and prevention, and nutritional ...
12/6/2021 Mississippi Governor Questioned Over His Value For Living Children | Black America Web Source: Pool / GettyMississippi Gov. Tate Reeves once again dodges specific questions related to the well-being of people in his state. Appearing on CNN‚Aos State of the Union with Jake Tapper, Reeves doubled ... everything we can as policymakers to improve the quality of public health in our state,‚Au Reeves said. ‚AuOne of the hopefully silver linings that come out of dealing with the pandemic over the last ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
11/29/2021 As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal ... has been a constitutional right in the United States. But this week the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Mississippi case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade and subsequent decisions.Those rulings consistently declared ... these phenomena, illegal abortion began to skyrocket and became a public health problem. Estimates of numbers each year ranged from 200,000 to over a million, a range that was so wide precisely because illegal procedures ...
10/8/2021 YP Daily Roundup 10/8/21 Stay up-to-date on what‚Aos in the news with the Y‚Aoall Politics Daily Roundup. [YP ‚Ai Mississippi revenues exceed budget estimates over $250 million in first quarter of Fiscal Year] The Mississippi ... Ai the ‚Auexperts‚Au in the federal government and the public health community, assisted dutifully by the mainstream media, will say the world must again hit pause. Even with the vaccination of nearly 190 million ...
10/3/2021 Avrell Stokes of Assemble and BeGreatTogether: “Take the time to self-reflect.” ... Public Health degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2012. His passion for innovation and people eventually led to a transition to the nonprofit sector to best impact the lives of youth and disinvested communities, where he has established a nonprofit that assigns resources and builds awareness to economic, social, and environmental factors impacting disinvested communities. Stokes also serves as a cross-state, nonprofit director for those facing mental ...
9/29/2021 Dobbs: Funding for medical marijuana regulation is a concern JACKSON, Miss. (AP) ‚Ai The Mississippi state health officer said Tuesday that he‚Aos concerned about how the Health Department would receive money for its part in licensing and regulating a proposed medical marijuana program ... for medical marijuana regulation could result in cuts to other public health services if cash is tight.‚AuWhenever these big pots of money get into our state general fund and there‚Aos a cut, it ...
9/20/2021 Dobbs: Funding for medical marijuana regulation is a concern - Burnaby Now Share via Text MessageJACKSON, Miss. (AP) ‚Ai The Mississippi state health officer said Tuesday that he‚Aos concerned about how the Health Department would receive money for its part in licensing and regulating a ... for medical marijuana regulation could result in cuts to other public health services if cash is tight.‚AuWhenever these big pots of money get into our state general fund and there‚Aos a cut, it ...
9/14/2021 Coronavirus: Alabama man dies of heart condition after 43 ICUs turn him away amid COVID-19 surge ‚Äì HOT 105! ... birthday, after suffering a cardiac event on Aug. 23. The antique dealer had finally been accepted for treatment at a Mississippi facility nearly 200 miles from his Cullman home, AL.com reported.‚AuIn honor of Ray ... obituary stated.Scott Harris, head of the Alabama Department of Public Health, said during a Friday news conference that despite an apparent stabilization in the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations reported statewide, Alabama ICU patients ...
9/14/2021 YP Daily Roundup 9/14/21 Stay up-to-date on what‚Aos in the news with the Y‚Aoall Politics Daily Roundup. [YP ‚Ai Mississippi schools offer incentives for faculty, staff to take COVID-19 vaccines] The Mississippi State Board ... Education states that ESSER funds may be ‚Auused to implement public health protocols, including, to the greatest extent practicable, policies in line with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the ...
9/14/2021 Nicholas slams into Texas as Category 1 hurricane: Latest - ABC7 New York ... public health testing and vaccination sites have stopped operations and Houston schools are closed.Nicholas is forecast to bring heavy rain to eastern Texas and into Louisiana, including areas already hard-hit by hurricanes this year.Some spots across southeast Texas, southern-central Louisiana and southern Mississippi could see near 10 inches of rainfall through Thursday.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for 17 counties and has prepped ...
9/12/2021 How outrage over vaccination mandates became GOP dominant Experts in public health law agree that Mr Biden has a solid legal basis, as his actions are grounded in federal workplace safety laws. They say Republican governors who insist that vaccination warrants are an ... religious exemptions are being swept away in the state of Mississippi, so how can he say that an order that a president issues for the safety of workers, with the authorization of Congress, is an ...
9/11/2021 Alexander-Fowler engagement View Comments Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heard Alexander of Jackson, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Claire Sykes Alexander, to Dr. Andrew David Fowler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Timothy Fowler of ... National Merit finalist. She received her bachelor‚Aos degree in public health and Spanish in 2018 from Tulane University, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity and served as CEO. Miss Alexander ...
9/10/2021 Week in Review – Sept 10, 2021 This week saw major headlines for oil markets as Hurricane Ida efforts continue in much of Louisiana and Mississippi where power is still out for over 300,000 people. With refineries out and COVID-19 cases ... comes as pressure is ramping up on the president and public health continues to worsen, with average deaths from the virus in a seven-day period totaling 1,524 compared to 509 a month ago. Prices ...
9/8/2021 Chicago Travel Advisory updated with all states with Vermont added to list CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that Vermont has been added to its travel advisor, which now includes the entire country.Vermont had been the only state not covered by the ... 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 ...
9/7/2021 Delta Remains Largest Concern as COVID-19 Cases Increased 316% in the Last Year ... public health experts warn about the risk of crowded hospitals with COVID-19 patients and that they may be forced to decide who gets the ICU bed when they are in full capacity. This situation is already happening in Mississippi, which has the lowest vaccination rate in the U.S., only 38%. The University of Mississippi Medical Center has reported that the emergency room and ICU are beyond capacity, mostly with ...
9/7/2021 How Public Health Partnerships are Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccination in 4 States About 18 months into the coronavirus pandemic, roughly 61% of all Americans have gotten at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. In some states, however, the share of vaccinated people is as low as 43.6%. In many counties, numbers are even lower than that , leaving them especially vulnerable to surges in coronavirus infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. Here, public health and communications experts from Michigan, Indiana, Mississippi, and South ...
9/6/2021 As COVID Surges, We‚Äôre Not in the Endgame, We‚Äôre Mired in Uncertainty ... public health officials, and, frankly, many Americans are asking: When will this end?In places where vaccinations are low, the wave of infections has pushed hospitals to the brink of a crisis. In Mississippi, just 38 percent of residents are fully vaccinated, and the surge in cases and hospitalizations, particularly among children, have strained hospitals. At the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the state‚Aos only level one trauma center ...