NCNW Celebrates Women’s Health Care Month

Please join the Kosciusko/Attala Section of the National Council of Negro Women in conjunction with the Rho Nu Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. a we celebrate Women's Health Care Month on may 20 at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club... Read More.

Mississippi Senate leaders unveil health care proposals

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi senators are proposing an $80 million grant program for financially struggling hospitals and other programs to help the state attract and retain nurses and physicians.Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann unveiled the plans Wednesday.One proposal would forgive up to $18,000 in... Read More.


Flu Surge Continues in Local Health District

The public health district which includes Attala County continues to be Mississippi’s flu hotspot.  In its latest update, the State Health Department said more than 45 per cent of patients visiting their doctors in the nine-county district had flu-like illnesses, up from about 31... Read More.


Another Monkeypox Case in Area Health District

A fifth case of monkeypox in the public health district which includes Attala County.   The State Health Department isn’t saying which of the nine counties in the district is reporting that case.   Statewide, there’ve been 79 cases of monkeypox.

Health Department Recommending New COVID Booster

The State Health Department is urging Mississippians to get the new and improved COVID-19 booster shot.  And county health departments are now offering free vaccinations by appointment.   The bivalent vaccine provides better protection against the original COVID strain and the omicron variants responsible for... Read More.