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Winston County lost two young residents Sunday, April 5.
As the number of cases of confirmed COVID-19 cases rise in Mississippi, family physicians are consumed with trying to best care for their patients while protecting themselves and their staff.  Vir
Mississippi State University researchers and Taylor Machine Works joined together to convert over 550 ventilators from battery power to AC power so they can be used in the state’s medical response
  By Joseph McCain Winston, Webster and Choctaw 


State Officials Waive In-Person Requirement for Notarization of Documents

By SUBMITTED,

Jackson, Miss. – After listening to concerns brought forth by the Secretary of State’s Office, Governor Tate Reeves ordered to waive the in-person requirement for notarizing documents in Mississippi for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, subject to guidance provided by Secretary of State Michael Watson.






At-home exercise can keep fitness level intact

By BY BONNIE COBLENTZ MSU EXTENSION SERVICE,

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippians are finding ways to stay fit while sheltering in place to avoid looking like the humans in the animated movie “Wall-E” after generations of inert life on spaceships.

Melissa Luckett, a Mississippi State University employee now working from home, is also exercising at home.




Winston Medical Center responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

By FROM BRANDI KRAJEWSKI WINSTON MEDICAL CENTER MARKETING/PR DIRECTOR,

As the number of cases of confirmed COVID-19 cases rise in Mississippi, family physicians are consumed with trying to best care for their patients while protecting themselves and their staff.  Virtual visits have become of paramount importance to ensure that patients are still being seen by his or her providers.





State tallies 67 deaths due to COVID-19; Louisville and Winston add curfews

By JOSEPH MCCAIN,

 

By Joseph McCain

Winston, Webster and Choctaw 

The Mississippi Department of Health reported at 10 a.m. on April 8, 2003 COVID-19 positive persons in the state with 67 deaths. These cases were as of 6 p.m. April 7, 2020. Cases reported to the MSDH after 6 p.m. will be reported later.


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