Mississippi’s Flu Rate Edges Up Again

The flu bug won't go away in Mississippi.  The State Health Department says we've actually seen an increase in the flu rate statewide, with 5.3 per cent of patients who went to a doctor's office complaining of  flu-like symptoms.  That compares to an adjusted... Read More.

Flu Rate Ticks Up After Recent Declines

Just when we thought Mississippi’s flu season was winding down, cases have bumped up slightly.  The State Health Department says the flu rate statewide has climbed to 5.3 per cent—up from five per cent the week before.  Both of the local public health districts... Read More.

Flu Rate Dropping in MS

It may be too soon to say that flu season in Mississippi has peaked.  But the numbers have been falling for two weeks in a row now.  In its latest update, the State Health Department is reporting a significant decrease, with the flu rate... Read More.

Flu Rate in MS Remains High

Mississippi's flu rate has dipped slightly but remains one of the highest in the country.  The latest update from the State Health Department shows than 9.5 per cent of patients seeing their doctor had flu-like symptoms, down from 9.7 per cent the previous week. ... Read More.

Flu Rate in MS Among Nation’s Highest

A significant jump in the number of flu cases in Mississippi.  The latest update shows the statewide flu rate has climbed to 9.7 per cent, up from eight per cent the previous week.   That’s the percentage of patients seeing their doctor who are complaining... Read More.

Statewide Flu Rate Drops, Remains High Locally

Flu activity in Mississippi has dipped a bit.  The State Health Department says the latest numbers show that 5.9 per cent of patients visiting their doctors across Mississippi reported flu-like symptoms.  That compares with 6.2 per cent the previous week.  And while the statewide... Read More.

Entergy Mississippi announces rate decrease

JACKSON, Miss. – Entergy Mississippi customers will see a decrease in their electric rates beginning in the July billing cycle. The typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month will pay $136.80 beginning in July, down $7.08 from June.Bills are a combination of... Read More.

MSDH: State’s Flu Rate Unchanged

Mississippi's flu season is hanging on.  The State Health Department says-- for the third week in a row-- the overall flu rate is the same, with three and a half per cent of patients who saw their doctors during the week ending Feb. 11... Read More.