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Mississippi Department of Health

The Mississippi State Department of Health promotes and protects the health of all Mississippians. The Mississippi State Department of Health Works To: Monitor Disease Disease tracking and outbreak management Prevention of flu, mosquito-borne diseases, HIV, and other STDs, and communicable diseases Testing for West Nile virus, flu, syphilis, TB, HIV, and other diseases at the Public Health Laboratory Statewide coordination of immunization/vaccine program Protect Your Environment Drinking water testing Restaurant permits and inspections On-site wastewater and sewage system regulation Prevent Disease and Prevent Injury Tobacco control and cessation programs Nutritional information Chronic disease prevention and management for arthritis, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and other diseases Safe Routes to School program Car seat installation safety Fire safety Ensure Proper Standards of Care Child care facilities Nursing homes, assisted living, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities Trauma care Professional licenses such as audiologists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, and tattoo/body piercing operators Keeping You Safe in Emergencies Hurricane and earthquake awareness Nationally recognized emergency preparedness skills Severe weather/disaster awareness Regular training sessions for preparedness and response plans Provide You with Real-Time Information Media relations Notifications for doctors, hospitals, and the healthcare community Emergency updates through the Web, Twitter, Facebook and other social media Community training, summits, and other outreach efforts


Agency Address:

570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive,
Jackson, MS 39216