MS-HAN Questions and Answers

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How can I register?

Make a registration request by filling out our online registration form.

What type of information do I need to provide to register?

We require only contact information, area of specialty, and the communication method you prefer to receive alerts and advisories.

Is my information safe?

Every possible step relating to data integrity and security is taken by the staff in order to prevent abuse and protect participants’ privacy.

How can I change information that I provide on my account registration?

Write to the MS-HAN coordinator at to make corrections or changes to your information.

What are the categories of Health Alert messages?

  • Health Alert: conveys the highest level of importance; warrants immediate action or attention.
  • Health Advisory: provides important information for a specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action.
  • Health Update: provides updated information regarding an incident or situation; unlikely to require immediate action.
  • Health Information: Provides general health information which is not considered to be of an emergent.

If you do not see the question that will provide you with the answer you seek, please email the HAN coordinator at

Last reviewed on Sep 7, 2023 request edits
Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866‑HLTHY4U Contact and information

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