Methodist Olive Branch Hospital receives first Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Methodist Olive Branch Hospital receives first Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (WMC) - Methodist Olive Branch Hospital has received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Methodist began administering the vaccine to employees on Wednesday morning.

#COVID19 survivor and #MLHFam Jason Fleener is first to be vaccinated with Moderna #COVID19Vaccine. With his wife...

Posted by Methodist Healthcare on Wednesday, December 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order extending the mask rules to 78 of the state’s 82 counties - including DeSoto County.

Masks required in nearly all Mississippi counties

Mississippi also recorded the highest number of deaths in a single day on Tuesday.

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs listed some of the deceased by age, race and gender during a Zoom conference call with religious leaders.

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