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Free COVID-19 vaccinations for Mississippians are available at drive-through sites around the state.

Who Is Eligible for Vaccination

Adults aged 65 and older. Adults in this age group can be vaccinated at any of our drive-through locations below, or at some private healthcare providers. See below for appointment information.

Anyone 16 to 64 years old with a chronic health condition that may put them at higher risk from COVID-19. (18 or older at our drive-through sites.) Qualifying health 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

Note that your physician or medical provider may advise that you be vaccinated even if you do not have a health condition listed above.

Long-term care facility residents and staff.

Healthcare personnel and EMT/paramedics, paid or unpaid, in any setting where they may be exposed directly or indirectly to COVID-19 patients or COVID-19 infectious materials.

Healthcare workers include nurses, physicians, emergency medical services, technicians, pharmacists, dietary and food staff, environmental services staff and others.

Healthcare settings include acute care facilities, long-term acute care facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care, mobile clinics, outpatient facilities such as physicians' offices and others.

Where You Can Be Vaccinated

There is no restriction to receive vaccination in the county where you live. However, since COVID-19 vaccination requires two doses, please arrange for your second vaccination at the same location that you received your first vaccination to ensure accurate recordkeeping.

Free Drive-Through Vaccinations

An Appointment Is Required

If you are 18 or older, please schedule an appointment online through our UMMC partners. When you arrive for testing, expect vaccination and related paperwork to take about 10 minutes. We also have a 15-minute observation period after vaccination.

Use the button below to schedule an appointment for vaccination.

Schedule your COVID-19 vaccination online

If scheduling online isn't convenient, call the Mississippi COVID-19 Hotline for assistance: (877) 978-6453.

After Vaccination

Your Second Dose

COVID-19 Drive-Through Vaccination Site Schedule

Sites are currently operating from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You must be 18 or older to receive vaccination at one of our drive-through sites.

Due to high demand, appointments may not be available at all sites.

Tuesday, January 19

Wednesday, January 20

Thursday, January 21

Friday, January 22



Links referenced
List of local COVID-19 vaccination providers by county    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,12232,420,pdf/COVID-19_vaccinations_75.pdf
v-safe    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety/vsafe.html
Locate a county health department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html
Make an appointment    https://covidvaccine.umc.edu
Lake Terrace Convention Center    https://goo.gl/maps/rj3mLnMP2we6gcNY7
Trustmark Park    https://goo.gl/maps/q7uQmcy7u8cGykEL9
Locate a county health department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html
Make an appointment    https://covidvaccine.umc.edu
Lake Terrace Convention Center    https://goo.gl/maps/rj3mLnMP2we6gcNY7
Trustmark Park    https://goo.gl/maps/q7uQmcy7u8cGykEL9
Locate a county health department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html
Make an appointment    https://covidvaccine.umc.edu
Lake Terrace Convention Center    https://goo.gl/maps/rj3mLnMP2we6gcNY7
Trustmark Park    https://goo.gl/maps/q7uQmcy7u8cGykEL9
Locate a county health department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html
Make an appointment    https://covidvaccine.umc.edu
Lake Terrace Convention Center    https://goo.gl/maps/rj3mLnMP2we6gcNY7
Trustmark Park    https://goo.gl/maps/q7uQmcy7u8cGykEL9

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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