COVID-19

FEMA to provide Federal COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized today, and FEMA is now moving rapidly to implement this funeral assistance program nationwide.…

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MSDH COVID-19 Drive-Through Site Closures for Thursday 

    Due to the threat of severe weather on Thursday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the following closures for drive-through vaccination sites.   CLOSED ALL DAY  Desoto County Panola County Lafayette County Washington County Hinds County Rankin County Warren County Claiborne County     CLOSING AT 11 A.M.  Lee County Oktibbeha…

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Clinton Public School District COVID-19 Update—January 12, 2021

The Clinton Public School District is reporting 11 positive COVID-19 cases in the district. These cases were reported to the district over two days, Monday and Tuesday. Two district employees and two students at Clinton Park as well as one student at Northside Elementary, one student at Eastside Elementary, two students at Clinton Junior High…

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Clinton Public School District COVID-19 Update—December 7, 2020

The Clinton Public School District is reporting three positive COVID-19 cases in the district. One staff member at Clinton Park Elementary and two students at Clinton Junior High School make up the reported cases. School administrators at both campuses have completed contact tracing and have contacted the parents of students in the classes who have…

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Governor Tate Reeves Announces Additional COVID-19 Measures

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced additional counties that have qualified and met certain requirements to be placed under mask mandates with his “Safe Recovery” executive order that is in effect until December 11th. Those additional counties are: Alcorn, Attala, Bolivar, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lincoln, Lowndes, Neshoba, Panola, Perry, Prentiss, Stone, Tippah,…

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Covid-19 shakes up plans for Clinton Steak ‘n Shake

Famous for its original “Steak burger” and hand-dipped milkshakes, Steak ‘n Shake held a groundbreaking in January of this year at 4900 Hampstead Boulevard for the second location of the restaurant in the metro area. A roughly 2,500-square-foot restaurant was planned, with a build out that was expected to last around six months, weather permitting,…

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