MSDH FREE COVID-19 Testing in Lafayette County
Testing offered Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at the Oxford Conference Center for symptomatic or asymptomatic students, teachers, or staff members of K-12 schools and colleges/universities. Schedule an appointment.
GET VAXXED: Upcoming Pfizer Vaccine Clinics
Upcoming vaccine clinics administering the FDA-approved Pfizer vaccine for those aged 12 and up will be held at Johnson Commons. All clinics will offer the first or second Pfizer dose. No appointment needed.
- Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Oct. 5, 1-3 p.m.
- Oct. 12, 1-3 p.m.
- Oct. 19, 1-3 p.m.
- Oct. 26, 1-3 p.m.
- Nov. 2, 1-3 p.m.
- Nov. 9, 1-3 p.m.
- Nov. 30, 1-3 p.m.
Flu Shots Available On Campus
UM’s chapter of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists is conducting its annual Operation Immunization to provide flu shots to the Ole Miss community. The cost is $40 and can be billed to most insurance plans as university students, faculty, and staff should bring their Ole Miss ID and prescription insurance card. Costs not covered by insurance can be charged to Bursar accounts.
- Sept. 14, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Student Union patio
- Sept. 21, 1–4 p.m., School of Pharmacy
- Sept. 29, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Galtney-Lott Plaza
- Oct. 5, 1–4 p.m., Grove Stage
- Oct. 6, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Student Union patio
- Oct. 12, 1–4 p.m., Galtney-Lott Plaza
- Oct. 14, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., The Pavilion
Featured FAQ: If I am pregnant or planning to become pregnant, can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
According to the CDC, COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for everyone aged 12 and older, including women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future. If you have questions, talk with your healthcare provider about COVID-19 vaccination. While such a conversation might be helpful, it is not required before vaccination. Learn more about vaccination considerations for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
News Stories and Resources
- UM faculty members Annie Cafer and Meagen Rosenthal discuss research on vaccine hesitancy in Mississippi on SuperTalk Mississippi
- MSDH Health Alert: Mississippi Statewide Standing Order for Women to Receive COVID-19 Vaccines During Pregnancy
- Oxford School District extends mask mandate two weeks (Oxford Eagle)
- Gov. Tate Reeves extends COVID-19 state of emergency another 30 days (Mississippi Today)
- Explainer: How will Biden’s vaccine mandate impact workers, companies? (Reuters)
- COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People (CDC)
- Types of Masks and Respirators (CDC)
- MSDH reported the following information for COVID-19 cases in Mississippi as of Sept. 14:
- 2,353 new cases, 39 new deaths and 106 long-term care facilities outbreaks.
- Mississippi Vaccination Report as of Sept. 14
- 2,699,695 total doses administered; 1,470,328 people receiving at least one dose; and 1,254,522 people fully vaccinated.