COVID-19 Vaccination Information

The state of Mississippi is currently offering COVID-19 immunizations for the following :

  • All Healthcare Workers and EMT / paramedics
  • NEW – Persons age 65 or older
  • NEW – Persons 18 – 64 years of age with underlying medical conditions
    • Cancer
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
    • Down Syndrome
    • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
    • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant
    • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but less than 40 kg/m2)
    • Severe Obesity (BMI 40 kg/m2 or higher)
    • Pregnancy
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Smoking
    • Diabetes
    • Or other medical conditions as determined by your medical provider

TWO Ways to Request a COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment:

  1. Register online through the Mississippi State Department of Health
  2. Contact a local health clinic that currently offers the vaccine
    • Click here for a list of COVID-19 vaccination providers

 

Vaccination Sites (hours vary per site):

 

Mississippi’s Vaccination Plan: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,0,420,976.html

How many have been vaccinated in the state: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/12130.pdf

 

MSDH Vaccine FAQs —– last updated December 18, 2020: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/11935.pdf

CDC Benefits of Getting a COVID Vaccine’: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/vaccine-benefits.html

CDC Facts about COVID Vaccines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html

CDC Vaccine FAQs Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html

Walgreen’s Vaccine Information: COVID-19 Vaccine: FAQs & Distribution Information | Walgreens

If you have any questions or concerns about the COVID19 vaccine or, please contact 877-978-6453.