Recently, the Mississippi State Department of Health and Governor Reeves announced free COVID-19 testing for teachers across the state. Over the next few weeks, the MSDH will offer drive-up testing at various county health departments.
Any K-12 teacher, staff or administrator can be tested for free at the county health department locations below. Testing hours are noon to 7 p.m., and no appointment is necessary.
Additionally, daily testing is offered for teachers, staff, and school administrators at the West Street Farmer’s Market in Jackson or any pop-up testing site sponsored by MSDH, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the Mississippi National Guard. Appointments are required for these pop-up sites and the Farmer’s Market, and testing hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To make an appointment, visit https://umc.edu/CoronaVirus/COVID-19-Testing/Home.html.