MISSISSIPPI (WMC) - DeSoto County announced the Mississippi State Department of Health plans to update the COVID-19 testing strategy to accommodate COVID-19 vaccinations.
Free rapid COVID-19 testing and PCR testing is now available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Make an appointment online by clicking here, to call 601-496-7200.
Testing will be at the DeSoto County Department of Health, located at 3212 Highway 51 South in Hernando.
COVID-10 vaccines will be available Tuesday and Thursday at the same location. Click here to make an appointment to get a vaccine.
Mississippi is currently providing vaccines to health care workers in the following settings:
- Acute care facilities
- Long-term acute care facilities
- Inpatient rehabilitation facilities
- Nursing homes and assisted living facilities
- Home health care
- Mobile clinics
- Outpatient facilities, such as dialysis centers and physicians’ offices