Preventing COVID-19: Recommendations and Requirements
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.