An employee working in the Desoto County Government Administration Building tested positive for COVID-19. The employee has not been hospitalized but is quarantined. According to the press release from the Desoto County Board of Supervisors, the employee does not generally work with the public. The Desoto County Administration Building will... Read More.
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Walmart is limiting the number of customers in its stores to five persons per 1,000 square feet. The store is providing signage outside the stores to help customers comply with the new standards. Once a store is at its capacity, new customers may enter when others leave. Many stores... Read More.
Here are some tips and facts to keep you from becoming a victim of a fraud or spreading false information about Coronavirus (COVID-19): The government is NOT making any phone calls that request your personal information to provide you with financial aid. There are no FDA approved... Read More.
The Mississippi Shelter-In-Place order takes affect at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020, and will remain in place until Monday, April 20, 2020, at 8 a.m. This order does not mean that you should lock yourself inside your home. Instead, it is a tool designed to slow down the... Read More.
JACKSON, MS - Governor Tate Reeves announced a state-wide shelter in place order, valid beginning Friday. Mr. Reeves said that he concluded to the executive order is nessesary after discussions with health experts. He added, "It will not be easy, but it is the right course of action." The... Read More.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent global health research center at the University of Washington. Today, it released state by state projections for the COVID-19 Crisis. According to the Institute, Mississippi will peak on April 21, 2020. On that day, the projections suggest the state... Read More.
At a Sunday press conference held at the White House Rose Garden, President Donald J. Trump extended the Federal social distancing guidelines until April 30, 2020. In a transcript of the speech, Mr. Trump stated "...we will be extending our guidelines to April 30th to slow the spread. On... Read More.
The Mississippi Department of Health reported the first COVID-19 related death in Desoto County over the weekend. As of Sunday, MSDH listed 77 cases in Desoto County, the highest number of any county in Mississippi. Through the same period, Tate County reports 11 cases, 12 in Tunica County (one... Read More.