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April 06 2020

South Central Clinics are Open | April 6

GOVERNOR’S ORDER TO SHELTER IN PLACE Can I go to the doctor? Yes. Travel for health and safety is permitted. For previously scheduled appointments, check with your healthcare provider before traveling. Your healthcare provider should be observing instructions from the Mississippi Dept. of Health and not conducting non-essential visits or performing elective procedures or surgery. If […]

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April 05 2020

14 Patients Report Positive for the Coronavirus | April 5

 To Date, Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 5 p.m.,  14 Patients Report Positive for the Coronavirus South Central Regional Medical Center received positive test results for the Coronavirus this afternoon, Sunday, April 5th, on one Jones County resident. The patient, who is quarantined at home, is a hospital employee. To date, this is the 14th patient who […]

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April 05 2020

South Central Urgent Care Open Today Until 5 p.m.

South Central Urgent Care is open today until 5 p.m. and the South Central Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you have symptoms of the Coronavirus you can be tested today at these locations.  South Central Clinics are open Monday through Friday. Call your healthcare provider’s clinic number […]

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April 02 2020

To Date 9 Patients Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 at SCRMC

South Central Regional Medical Center received word from the Mississippi State Department of Health today that 3 patients who were tested for the Coronavirus within the South Central Health System over the last week have COVID-19. A patient from Smith County was tested and admitted to the hospital. A patient from Jones County was tested […]

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March 31 2020

COVID-19 Hotline

South Central Regional Medical Center COVID-19 HotlineSCRMC has created a Hotline telephone number for anyone calling into the hospital with general questions regarding COVID-19 or other general questions related to visitors, symptoms, etc. The COVID-19 Hotline is available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.The Hotline number is 601-426-4990.

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March 30 2020


During this unprecedented time, South Central’s Emergency Department is taking a lead in the region in regard to screening and testing those who may have symptoms of the Coronavirus including: Fever of 100.4 or greater and Respiratory symptoms such as a cough or difficulty breathing, and tightness in the chest. Older people, and people with […]

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March 27 2020

MS COVID-19 Cases | March 26

Mississippi COVID-19 Cases as of 6 p.m. March 26, 2020 New cases reported: 94 Total cases: 579 Associated deaths: 7 All Mississippi case information can be found by visiting: MSDH.MS.GOV.

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March 12 2020

How to Stop the Spread of Germs

Keeping the home safe: Encourage your family members to do the following – All households Clean hands at the door and at regular intervals Create habits and reminders to avoid touching their face and cover coughs and sneezes Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables, and handrails regularly Increase ventilation by opening windows or adjusting air conditioning […]

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