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County Closure

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November 22, 2021 9:14 AM

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures & Service Changes

DeSoto County offices and courts will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday November 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. County offices and courts will resume operations on Monday, November 29, 2021.

Animal Shelter:
The DeSoto County Animal...

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COVID-19

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November 29, 2021 10:53 AM

COVID-19 Booster Eligibility Expanded

HEALTH DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE: November, 29, 2021

JACKSON, Miss. - Eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots has been expanded to all adults 18 and over, and appointments for boosters can now be made at all county health department clinics for those who...

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November 15, 2021 11:50 AM

Gov Reeves to End of MS COVID-19 State of Emergency Effective Nov 20

NEWS RELEASE FROM GOVERNOR REEVES OFFICE:

JACKSON, Miss. — Governor Tate Reeves, in coordination with State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs and MEMA Executive Director Stephen McCraney, today announced the extension of Mississippi’s State of Emergency for...

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November 1, 2021 11:20 AM

Information about Boosters and Third Doses

The Mississippi State Department of Health recommends a booster shoot for certain groups, based on the type of COVID-19 vaccine they have already received. Additional COVID-19 vaccine doses can improve protection against COVID-19 for older adults, those...

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November 1, 2021 11:13 AM

Ages 12 and Older Are Eligible for Vaccination

Mississippians Ages 12 and Older Are Eligible for Vaccination
If you are 12 or older, you can be vaccinated at any of our free vaccination sites at no cost, or at a local vaccination provider such as a doctor's office or pharmacy. (A parent or guardian...

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August 22, 2021 11:10 PM

Free COVID-19 Testing Monday-Friday at Health Dept.

Free COVID-19 testing is available starting Monday at the Health Department in Hernando. Appointments are available Monday-Friday 8:30am - 3:10pm.
You can make your appointment online at COVIDschedule.umc.edu You will receive both a Rapid Test and a...

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August 20, 2021 4:16 PM

State Orders 10-Day Isolation for COVID Diagnosis

August 20, 2021 - Mississippi State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs MD, MPH, issued a new statewide order for the Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately. The Order states that anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 must immediately...

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August 20, 2021

Treatment for COVID Positive Patients Available

mAb (monoclonal antibody) treatment can prevent severe COVID-19 illness and keep you out of the hospital.

Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-made proteins that mimic the immune system’s ability to fight off harmful antigens such as viruses.

If you...

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August 2, 2021 10:34 AM

COVID Vaccinations Available at Health Department

The Mississippi State Department of Health is offering free COVID-19 vaccinations at The Hernando Health Department and other county Health Departments. Currently, the DeSoto County Health Department in Hernando is offering vaccinations on Mondays and...

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August 1, 2021 11:50 AM

MSDH Vaccine Finder Website

The Mississippi State Department of Health provides an easy to use website to find COVID-19 Vaccine providers.

August 1, 2021

COVID Vaccinations for Homebound Citizens

The Mississippi State Department of Health is offering free vaccinations to people who can not leave their homes. If you are homebound and need assistance getting your COVID-19 vaccination, send e-mail to COVIDHomebound@msdh.ms.gov or call 877-978-6453.

July 30, 2021 10:02 AM

Rental and Utilities Assistance for Tenants and Landlords

Rental and Utilities assistance is available for eligible Mississippians who have passed due rent or utility bills due to COVID-19. Landlords with tenants who haven't paid rent - are also eligible.

RAMP (Rental Assistance For Mississippians Program)...

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March 17, 2021 3:04 PM

COVID-19 Vaccinations Available to People 16 and Older

Mississippi is currently offering COVID-19 immunizations to people aged 16 and older.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Eligible patients aged 16-17 will not be able to schedule a vaccine appointment through the online scheduler. In order to be directed to the...

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January 1, 2021

Mississippi Coronavirus Website

Mississippi established a Coronavirus website to pass along information and list key resources. Information includes: economic assistance, regulations, education, and healthcare.

June 1, 2020

Executive Orders Issued By Gov. Tate Reeves

The Secretary of State's website lists all Executive Orders Issued by Governor Tate Reeves.

Elections

1 Alert
November 2, 2021 10:03 PM

Election Results November 2, 2021

ELECTION RESULTS for November 2, 2021
Final unofficial results

*District 1: Justice Court Judge
X Doug Hollowell, III 658
Gail B. Lyons 244
Write-in 2

*District 2: Election Commissioner
X Barbara Gunn Chatham 980
Zelda Hill 346
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Emergency Alerts

2 Alerts
November 30, 2021 11:58 AM

Craft Road Lanes Shifting

Traffic Alert for drivers on Craft Road. Road crews will be shifting lanes Tuesday Nov. 30, between Byhalia and Lewisburg Schools. The traffic pattern change will allow crews to work on the other side of Craft. When complete - that area of Craft will...

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August 7, 2020 8:24 AM

No Tire Disposal for Commercial Vendors

Commercial Vendors are currently prohibited from disposing of tires at the Rubbish Pit and Central Maintenance. This policy will remain in effect until further notice.

Holiday Closure

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Important Notices

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November 30, 2021 11:43 AM

Craft Road Lanes Shifting

Traffic Alert for drivers on Craft Road. Road crews will be shifting lanes Tuesday Nov. 30, between Byhalia and Lewisburg Schools. The traffic pattern change will allow crews to work on the other side of Craft. When complete - that area of Craft will...

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August 6, 2020 3:55 PM

No Tire Disposal for Commercial Vendors

Commercial Vendors are currently prohibited from disposing of tires at the Rubbish Pit and Central Maintenance. This policy will remain in effect until further notice.

Road Closures

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