All Mississippi COVID-19 vaccination, testing sites closed Monday due to Hurricane Ida; central, south Mississippi to remain closed Tuesday


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Mississippi State Department of Health says COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites throughout the state will be closed due to Hurricane Ida.

All sites will be closed Monday, August 30, and sites in central and south Mississippi will remain closed Tuesday, August 31. The state health department says further closings are possible depending on weather conditions.

The health department says appointments and vaccinations that were made online will be available Thursday, if the weather permits.

Saturday, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves issued a state of emergency ahead of the storm. Reeves said he’s also requested an Emergency Declaration by President Joe Biden.

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