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Joyce Pearson, Director,
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(601) 368-3228

Valarie Jackson,
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(601) 368-3219

Candy Brown,
Hospital Preparedness
(601) 368-3372

Now is the time to prepare, as it is possible that individuals infected with Ebola virus in West Africa may travel to the U.S., develop signs or symptoms of Ebola, and seek medical care from EMS personnel. 

Mississippi Ebola Hotline number: 1-877-222-9358

Click links below to view:
EV-D68 web page.  It now includes answers to common questions about risk, transmission, treatment, and what CDC is doing; a map of states with CDC lab-confirmed EV-d68 cases (we will update this daily while interest remains high); and an infographic depicting good hygiene steps to follow to help protect children from illness.  See Key Points - Enterovirus D68 in the United States, 2014


2014 MSU CERT Preparathon
Emergency Preparedness Fair

Excitement filled the air as local participants
swarmed the 2014 Mississippi State University
Cert Preparathon and Emergency....more

State Director of Health Protection
Speaks to Lamar County 
Emergency Coalition

Jim Craig, Director of Health Protection for the
Mississippi State Department of Health, visited the
Lamar County Emergency Coalition....more


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