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COVID-19 vaccines now available to children 12 to 15 in Mississippi

By the Associated Press JACKSON (AP) — The coronavirus vaccine is now available for children ages 12 to 15 in Mississippi, a development the state’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

New inmates at Adams County prison cause record COVID-19 spike

NATCHEZ — On Tuesday, Adams County set a new single-day record of 65 new COVID-19 cases reported, based on data from the Mississippi State Department ... Read more

4 days ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Photo gallery: Clinic gives COVID-19 vaccines to inmates with mobile unit

Free COVID-19 vaccinations were provided to Adams County Sheriff’s Office employees and inmates out of Jefferson Comprehensive Health Center’s mobile clinic parked at ACSO on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Supervisors vote again not to extend Adams County mask ordinance

NATCHEZ — Adams County Emergency Management Director Robert Bradford recommended the Board of Supervisors extend Adams County’s mask mandate through May 31 during their regular ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

COVID-19 outbreak at prison leads to uptick in Adams County cases

NATCHEZ — In the last three days, Adams County has almost 100 new diagnosed cases of COVID-19. Again on Friday, the Mississippi State Department of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

State reports 63 new Adams County COVID-19 cases in two days

NATCHEZ — On Wednesday, Mississippi State Department of Health reported 32 new cases of COVID in Adams County. That number ties the single-day high of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

32 new COVID-19 cases reported in Adams County Wednesday as J&J vaccine makes comeback

NATCHEZ — Mississippi State Department of Health data showed a single day spike of 32 new COVID-19 cases in Adams County on Wednesday just as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a mask

NEW YORK (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Adams County officials to lift mask mandate on May 1

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to rescind the county’s mask mandate but continue holding gathering restrictions at county owned ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Mississippi receiving $29.7M from CDC for vaccinations

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi is receiving about $29.7 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support coronavirus vaccination efforts. The award is ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 variant strain cases found in Franklin, Jefferson counties

NATCHEZ — Adams County emergency officials have their eye on a variant strain of COVID-19 first identified in the United Kingdom as cases of it ... Read more

1 month ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Adams County to receive $5.95 million from COVID relief bill

NATCHEZ — Adams County is set to receive $5.95 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The City of Natchez has $3.2 million ... Read more

1 month ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Pastor, healthcare worker goes home after 47-day hospital recovery from COVID

NATCHEZ — Rev. Eugene Prater, the pastor of New Life Apostolic Church on Fatherland Road and administrator at Glenburney Health Care Center, came home Wednesday ... Read more

2 months ago by Sabrina Robertson.

COVID-19 one year later: Parents, students make virtual learning work

NATCHEZ — At the start of the 2020 school year, there was no other choice for Chesney Doyle than to enroll her kids in virtual ... Read more

2 months ago by Hunter Cloud.

COVID-19 one year later: Virus presents challenges for schools, students

By Hunter Cloud The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — Last year, Natchez-Adams School District never made it back to school after spring break as the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 months ago by Hunter Cloud.

COVID-19: One year later at Merit Health Natchez

To anyone who stepped through the doors of Merit Health Natchez one year ago, it is almost like a completely different world today. The heads ... Read more

2 months ago by Sabrina Robertson.

‘No blueprint’ for COVID-19

NATCHEZ — Dr. Christopher Martin, a Natchez surgeon, has spent countless hours in the Merit Health Natchez ICU during the last year treating COVID patients. ... Read more

2 months ago by Jan Griffey.

Gov. Reeves: All Mississippians to be eligible for vaccine Tuesday

JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves announced that soon all Mississippians will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines in Mississippi beginning Tuesday. The governor broke the ... Read more

2 months ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Gov. Reeves lessens COVID-19 restrictions

JACKSON — Governor Tate Reeves signed Executive Order 1549 Tuesday lessening the mandatory restrictions meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. This order will go ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Teachers, first responders to be eligible for vaccine Monday

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi teachers and first responders will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine starting Monday, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday. Vaccinations in ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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