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Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle offers $5K signing bonus for experienced nurses amid healthcare worker shortage

COLUMBUS, MISS. (WCBI) - As Mississippi continues to see record-breaking COVID-19 numbers, the need for healthcare workers continues to be at an all-time high. It's...

Mississippi sets a new daily record for COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi sets a new daily COVID-19 case count record. The state department of health is reporting 3,023 cases today and 29...

1,409 people hospitalized with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - The number of people in Mississippi hospitals continues to climb. 1,409 people are hospitalized with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms. 322 patients...

MSDH is reporting 1,943 new COVID-19 cases and 85 deaths

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi sets a new daily COVID-19 related death toll, as the state's case count soars past 210,000. The state department of...

MSDH is reporting 1,527 new COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, MISS. (WCBI) - The Mississippi Department of Health reports 1,527 new cases of COVID-19 today with 6 new deaths. There are 239 active outbreaks...

High-risk doctors and physicians received the COVID-19 vaccination in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - The long-awaited vaccine has finally reached a local hospital. Today high-risk doctors and physicians were able to get the vaccination at...

MSDH is reporting over 2,500 new COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - More than 200,000 Mississippians have tested positive for COVID-19. The state department of health is reporting 2,634 new cases today and...

Mississippi on track to surpass one thousand COVID-19 related deaths

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) -With the news of Mississippi's highest daily death toll, health officials say the state is on track to surpass one thousand...

MSDH is reporting the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in a single day

JACKSON, Miss.  (WCBI) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reports the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in a single day. Health officials report 79...

More than 195,000 Mississippians have tested positive for COVID-19

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - More than 195,000 Mississippians have tested positive for COVID-19. The state department of health is reporting 1,167 new COVID-19 cases, today,...

Dr. Dobbs says everyone should take the COVID-19 vaccine

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs issues a warning to healthcare workers earlier today. Dobbs held a zoom conference with healthcare professionals across the state...

Starkville doctor among the first in Mississippi to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

STARKVILLE, MISS. (WCBI) - A doctor from Starkville was part of the historic first round of Mississippi healthcare workers to get Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. "Way...

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MSDH is reporting more than new 2,000 COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi's new COVID-19 case count soars above 2,000 once again. The state department of health is reporting 2,290 new cases and...

Free Radon Test Kits Available While Supplies Last

JACKSON, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) Radon Program is partnering with the Mississippi Public Library System next week...

A rainy & cloudy day ahead for Thursday

SUMMARY: An unsettled weather pattern will remain in place for the next week thanks to two weather systems that will be affecting us. The...

Shuler, Stewart provide thoughts following Rebels’ 64-46 win over MSU

Ole Miss guard Devontae Shuler and Mississippi State guard DJ Stewart provide their thoughts following the Rebels' 64-46 win over the Bulldogs. LINK: https://youtu.be/5JQCL6AFboc