“We’ve seen a massive increase in the number of women who have had syphilis during pregnancy and babies born with syphilis including severe outcomes and deaths, so it’s very tragic,” Dr. Thomas Dobbs said.
A mental health crisis happening across the country is leading Canopy Children’s Solutions in Mississippi to partner with Madison County Schools to address some of the issues students and parents face every day.
“Vaccination not only protects you, but it also protects those around you who may not be eligible for vaccination or who may be at higher risk for complications due to age or underlying health problems.”
If your child has been sick over the last few weeks, you might have noticed that items like Children’s Motrin and Tylenol have been missing and the lack of those types of medicines is making parents panic.
In recent years, Jackson’s HIV rate dropped from the fourth highest in the country to seventh, according to the CDC. But those efforts to stop the spread were hampered by COVID. With the Capital City again among the highest in the nation, the medical community says this re-surging epidemic must be addressed.
The main campus at 2500 N. State St. in Jackson, and the Lakeland Medical Building near the main campus at 764 Lakeland Dr., are connected to a well-water system and are not impacted by the City of Jackson water crisis.
The order requires the city to immediately cooperate with state response teams and contractors deployed to augment current staffing and to take remediation actions deemed necessary by the State Incident Commander.
A pediatrician is spending about 50% of her time on mental health issues, even when it’s an appointment for something else. And she tells us that she has a hard time finding the necessary resources for those young people. We're on your side to find out what resources are available and how they work.
Mississippi is one of the last states to identify a case of monkeypox. But now public health officials are explaining what the next steps are since the first reported case. They aren’t revealing where the state’s first case is located but say the individual got it out of state. And it doesn’t seem they’ve given it to anyone else in Mississippi.