Today MSDH is reporting an additional 8,356 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 17 deaths. These deaths occurred between January 7 and January 12. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases is now 625,328, with 10,606 deaths.
There are currently 301 ongoing outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities.
Find full COVID-19 information and guidance on our website at https://msdh.ms.gov/covid-19
Vaccination against COVID-19 is free, safe and greatly reduces the risk of hospitalization and death. You can be vaccinated at any of the MSDH free sites, or at hundreds of providers statewide. Find vaccination information and locate one near you at https://msdh.ms.gov/c19vaccination
If you are homebound, get help with COVID-19 vaccination by emailing COVIDHomebound@msdh.ms.gov, or call 877-978-6453.
Third vaccine doses and booster doses are now available through county health departments for those who qualify. More information at https://msdh.ms.gov/boosters
To host a local vaccination event at your business or organization, send a request to VaccineEvent@msdh.ms.gov
To get help with a vaccination appointment, or any COVID-19 related questions, call the Mississippi COVID-19 Hotline at 877-978-6453 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.