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COVID-19 Guidance and Prevention for Individuals and the Community

Updated May 18, 2021
 
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Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline (7 days a week, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.): 877-978-6453

Preventing COVID-19: Recommendations and Requirements

Personal

Businesses and Community

MSDH recommends that individuals, organizations, schools, businesses, and facilities in Mississippi follow the CDC guidelines and recommendations for the prevention and control of COVID-19.

Long-Term Care Facilities

Residents in long-term care facilities such nursing homes and assisted living facilities are at high risk from COVID-19, and the virus can spread quickly in these environments.

  • Be vaccinated against COVID-19 before you visit a long-term care facility, or if you work in one.
  • Wear a mask at all times inside these facilities if you are unvaccinated.
  • Do not visit these facilities if you feel ill or have recently been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
  • Visit family members only, and avoid contact with other residents.

Child Care Facilities and Summer Camps

General Information

Last reviewed on Oct 1, 2020
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