Another COVID Death Reported in Attala County

It's not clear when it happened, but the death of another Attala County resident is being blamed on COVID-19.  The State Health Department says the death was reported last week but it sometimes takes several months for death certificates to be reviewed.  Attala County... Read More.


Health Department Talks Overdose Death Prevention

If you or a family member use opioids, you need to have medication on hand that can reverse the effects of an overdose.  That's what the State Health Department is recommending after a spike in overdose deaths in Mississippi.  Many of those could have... Read More.

COVID Update: Another Death In Leake County

The State Health Department on Monday said 31 more Mississippians have died of COVID-19, including one person in Leake County.   A total of 884 new cases have been reported for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the first time the weekend case count has been below... Read More.


Neshoba County Records 227th COVID Death

As COVID-19 numbers continue to drop across Mississippi, there’s been another death blamed on the virus in Neshoba County.  That makes 227 there since the pandemic began.  That’s more than twice the number of COVID deaths in either Leake (107) or Attala (105) counties.

Use Of COVID Antivirals Encouraged, Another Attala Death

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs says Mississippi isn't using all the tools in its toolbox in the fight against COVID-19.   Even though case counts and hospitalizations are dropping, the virus is still causing problems across the state.   Dobbs says they're encouraging the use... Read More.