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Blood shortage prompts call for donations

Updated: 05/23/2016 - The blood shortage locally is near a critical level. According to a UBS spokesperson, almost all of one type of donations are depleted.
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Mental Health Board Vice-Chairman Responds to Cuts

Updated: 05/18/2016 - Following budget cuts, the second in command for Mississippi's largest state agency is calling on legislators to visit state facilities to see first-hand the impact they have.
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EMSH Job Cuts Latest

Updated: 05/16/2016 - The head of East Mississippi State Hospital says he's cautiously optimistic that the facility can absorb future state budget cuts.
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Louisiana Senator: U.S. Must Be Prepared for Zika

Updated: 05/05/2016 - The Zika virus is already here, but is the U.S. prepared? Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy says his perspective as a public health professional could help Americans prepare for and combat Zika.

Measles Exposure Cases Being Monitored

Posted: 05/03/2016 - Mississippi officials are monitoring four residents exposed to measles in Tennessee, due to its proximity and the illness being highly contagious.

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