MSDH: Monkeypox vaccine available for high-risk individuals

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The vaccine is available by appointment only at county health department clinics in the following counties: Lee, Panola, Leflore, Lowndes, Lauderdale, Adams, Hinds, Forrest, and...

Roland Graham is guilty of embezzlement, sentenced as habitual offender

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The State Auditor’s office has already recovered $14,139.90 in this case. That money has been returned to the appropriate deserving entities. Today State Auditor Shad...

Mississippi Office of the State Auditor: Juanyana Holloway pleads guilty to embezzlement

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From summer 2018 to summer 2020, Holloway embezzled over $13,000 from the Town of Sumrall. Today State Auditor Shad White announced Juanyana Holloway has pleaded...

Two former City of Natchez employees indicted for embezzlement

Fortenberry was served with a $14,836.49 demand letter at the time of her arrest. Dillon was served an $8,029.98 demand letter. Today State Auditor...

MDAC’s Gene Robertson elected to National Conference on Weights and Measures Board

Robertson was named Chair-elect at this year’s annual meeting held in Tacoma, Washington. Gene Robertson, Deputy Director of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce’s...

MSDH: Rare bacteria discovered on the MS Gulf Coast

MSDH investigators, in partnership with the CDC, have discovered the bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei living in Mississippi soil. Today, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH)...

MSDH: First case of Monkeypox reported in Mississippi

The specimen was tested at the MSDH Public Health Laboratory. An investigation to identify persons who may have encountered the patient while they were...

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Available at County Health Departments

Each family can receive eight tests (four packages) of BinaxNOW antigen rapid self-tests per month. Starting Monday, free at-home COVID-19 tests will be available at...

Three arrested for fraud in Yalobusha County

The trio has been arrested on charges of fraudulent statements/representations, conspiracy, & obtaining an object of value with intent to defraud. Today State Auditor Shad...

pOpshelf announces expansion into Mississippi!

Two stores in Columbus, MS and Clinton, MS are currently under construction. Each store is expected to create up to 15 new jobs. pOpshelf is excited to announce...

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