March 16, 2020 9:00 AM
March 2020: Gov. Reeves Declares COVID-19 State of Emergency
On March 14, 2020, Governor Tate Reeves signed a State of Emergency in response to the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. The State of Emergency covers all counties and municipalities that are affected.
A state of emergency is an administrative tool that authorizes the use of state resources to aid in response and recovery efforts.
The State Emergency Operations Center is activated and is coordinating with the Mississippi State Department of Health and county emergency management agencies.
You can watch the video of his announcement by going to this webpage. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=530973104224639