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COVID-19 Guidance and Prevention for Individuals and the Community

Updated August 27, 2021
 
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Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline (7 days a week, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.): 877-978-6453

Personal Protection

If you test postive:

MSDH recommends the following steps to control the spread of COVID-19:

  • Get a COVID-19 vaccination if you are eligible.
  • Wear a mask in all indoor public settings, even if you are vaccinated.
  • If you are 65 years of age or older, you should avoid all indoor mass gatherings, even if you have been vaccinated.
  • If you have a chronic medical condition, you should avoid all indoor mass gatherings, even if you have been vaccinated.

Business and Community Guidance

MSDH also recommends that individuals, organizations, businesses, and facilities in Mississippi follow appropriate CDC guidelines and recommendations for the prevention and control of COVID-19.

Child Care Facilities

Colleges and Universities

K-12 Schools

Long-Term Care Facilities

Residents in long-term care facilities such nursing homes and assisted living facilities are at high risk from COVID-19, and the virus can spread quickly in these environments.

Staff and residents should be vaccinated against COVID-19 to prevent infection and transmission in this highly vulnerable population.

General Information

Last reviewed on Oct 1, 2020
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