Three Under Home Quarantine After Exposure To Measles
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Three Under Home Quarantine After Exposure To Measles

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Four Mississippi residents are clear of any risk of measles but officials are monitoring three others. Health Department spokeswoman Liz Sharlot says all seven are residents of north Mississippi. She says the three at risk are under home quarantine after possible exposure in Tennessee’s Shelby County. That county shares a border […]
VIDEO: Transitional Living Program Helps Homeless Youth
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VIDEO: Transitional Living Program Helps Homeless Youth

WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI)- We see the images all the time. People wondering the streets, pushing baskets containing their belongings, with nowhere to call home. When you think of homeless people you often picture adults, but what about the children who are too old for the foster care system? Local experts say there’s a growing […]
VIDEO: Mental Health Resources Lacking For Mentally Ill
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VIDEO: Mental Health Resources Lacking For Mentally Ill

  GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Local law enforcement agencies are faced with a major strain due to the lack of mental health resources statewide. Mentally ill inmates are forced to stay in county jailhouses because Mississippi does not have a statewide mental facility. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said dealing with mental illness is […]
Video: Area Dentist Gives Back to the Community
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Video: Area Dentist Gives Back to the Community

Area Dentist Gives Back to the Community
Bariatric Center To Hold Weight Loss Health Fair
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Bariatric Center To Hold Weight Loss Health Fair

TUPELO, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) — North Mississippi Medical Center’s Bariatric Center will host a Weight Loss Health Fair on Thursday, June 2, for anyone who is losing weight or wants to. The event will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. at the NMMC Bariatric Clinic, 408 Council Circle, Suite C. Included will be free screenings, mini-makeovers, […]
Health Officials Put Four Under Home Quarantine After Exposure To Measles
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Health Officials Put Four Under Home Quarantine After Exposure To Measles

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi officials are monitoring four residents exposed to measles in Tennessee. The health department says in a statement the four are under home quarantine but did not say where. They had not been vaccinated for the potentially deadly disease. State epidemiologist Thomas Dobbs says those who haven’t been vaccinated are most […]
Mississippi Monitoring Measles Outbreak
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Mississippi Monitoring Measles Outbreak

JACKSON, Miss (PRESS RELEASE) – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is monitoring four unimmunized Mississippi residents who were exposed to measles in Shelby County, Tennessee. The Shelby County measles outbreak began in early April 2016.  While no cases have been confirmed in Mississippi, MSDH is monitoring these exposed individuals closely. They are under […]
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Video: Lee County S.O. Helps Residents Dispose of Drugs

Lee County S.O. holds Drug Drop Off
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Video: Houlka Students get Visual Lessons on Distracted Driving

MHP wheels distracted driving simulator into Houlka High School
Lawmakers Discuss Bill Requiring Medicaid Audits
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Lawmakers Discuss Bill Requiring Medicaid Audits

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Lawmakers are considering a bill requiring audits of Medicaid recipients and tightening restrictions on other government aid. A joint House-Senate committee filed the latest version of House Bill 1116 Monday. It would have an outside company build an electronic records system for Medicaid. Officials would periodically verify recipients’ financial information and […]