The Mississippi Department of Health has announced that 18 different counties will open drive-through locations for COVID-19 vaccination for long-term care residents and healthcare personnel.
An estimated 120,000 doses of the vaccine have been distributed throughout the state with about 17,000 citizens having received their first dose.
This comes at a time where cases of coronavirus continued to rise, along with deaths. A single-day record of 85 COVID-related deaths was reported Tuesday.
Appointments for vaccination at these sites can be made at the following site: http://www.covidvaccine.umc.edu/