State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs is urging Mississippians to stop gathering socially for parties, for weddings, for worship & for funerals — lest there be more funerals. "Going into Christmas, we want to avoid funerals." #Pandemic #StaySafe
“We’re going to need for people to be patient so that when it’s the right time for them to get the vaccine, they can get it,” State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said.
“We’re not going to wear masks with our family,” State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said. “Let’s just be honest.”
“Let me be clear. Things are bad and getting worse," State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said.
#COVID19 has led to the hospitalization of an average of 110 Mississippians per day in the last week, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs warned yesterday. That is the second highest weekly average in the history of the pandemic. #MSDH #coronavirus
"Yes, we're willing for people to die so that we can have fall football, that’s what we’ve decided,” State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said in response to a “crush” of #coronavirus cases ahead due to school and college openings. #COVID19 #MSDH
State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs points to a rising positive test percentage as a key indicator that #COVID19 is getting worse in #Mississippi . On July 7, he said Mississippi needs a mask mandate, whether local or statewide. #coronavirus #MSDH
State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs warns that there is no avoiding a catastrophic fall surge of #COVID19 hospitalizations, and is telling Mississippians to prepare for a season without access to emergency care. #coronavirus #Mississippi
"If we're not careful, Mississippi will look like New York," State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said.