Ole Miss AD talks probability of 2020 football season

As officials from both the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) continue to punt regarding a decision on the 2020 football season, the University of Mississippi’s athletics director Keith Carter joined Tuesday’s episode of SportsTalk Mississippi to talk about the looming decision. ACC presidents and chancellors are set to meet this Wednesday, … Continue reading “Ole Miss AD talks probability of 2020 football season”

Former gov. candidate: gov’t is lying about COVID-19

Former GOP gubernatorial candidate Robert Foster joined The Gallo Show this morning to share his views on the executive mandates being made in regard to the widespread outbreak of COVID-19. Not only does Foster believe the 20-person restriction on outside gatherings to be “problematic,” he believes people “are way overreacting” to the pandemic. To find out why … Continue reading “Former gov. candidate: gov’t is lying about COVID-19”

Dr. Dobbs discusses the surging COVID-19 numbers in Mississippi

As COVID-19 numbers continue to surge in Mississippi, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs called into the studio today to talk about the ongoing pandemic. From the efficiency of hydroxychloroquine to how he thinks Mississippians are responding to the fatal disease, check out what all Dobbs had to say below.

Pickering: 3 of 4 veterans nursing homes remain COVID free

According to Stacey Pickering, the executive director of Veteran Affairs, three of the four veterans nursing homes in the state remain COVID free. “Three of our facilities in Collins, Jackson, and Oxford remain COVID free,” he said on today’s episode of The Gallo Show. “From day one, not a single veteran in those homes have … Continue reading “Pickering: 3 of 4 veterans nursing homes remain COVID free”

UMMC’s Woodward: COVID-19 spike caused by Memorial Day

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to increase in the state of Mississippi, Dr. LouAnn Woodward, who is the dean of the School of Medicine at UMMC, understands that the reopening of the economy is inevitable, however, people need to stay smart. “I think what we saw yesterday in the spike in cases … Continue reading “UMMC’s Woodward: COVID-19 spike caused by Memorial Day”

Six questions to ask the nursing home

If you have a loved one currently in a nursing home, you are probably worried about their health and safety amid the ongoing pandemic. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) recently released a list of questions to ask the nursing home. Has anyone in the nursing home tested positive for COVID-19? What is the … Continue reading “Six questions to ask the nursing home”

State Health Officer: now is not the time to relax

As of yesterday, the state of Mississippi has seen 13,731 cases of COVID-19 with 652 deaths induced by the virus. State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs joined The Gallo Show this morning to stress the fact that the pandemic has not ended, so people need to stop acting like it has. “We are still in … Continue reading “State Health Officer: now is not the time to relax”

MEMA has distributed 2.25 million masks

Yesterday, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announced that they have distributed 2.25 million masks across the state. “There’s been a lot of work that’s been done,” MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel said. “We’ve come a long way over the last 60 days on this effort, and I’m so proud of the folks I’ve been … Continue reading “MEMA has distributed 2.25 million masks”

Governor Reeves talks COVID-19, stimulus bill

Governor Tate Reeves joined The Gallo Show on Tuesday morning to talk about the current state of COVID-19 in Mississippi, as well as the unsigned bill that would grant $300 million to the state’s small businesses. Reeves told Paul Gallo that he believes Mississippi avoided a peak and has instead hit a plateau. “We never … Continue reading “Governor Reeves talks COVID-19, stimulus bill”

Bondurant’s alcohol-free hand sanitizer works just as well

Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, hand sanitizer is becoming harder and harder to find in stores. Retired physician Dr. Sid Bondurant and his company, Medical Sparks Biologics, are offering an alcohol-free hand sanitizer known as DAB. It would seem as if without isopropyl or phenethyl alcohol, there is not a way for germs to be … Continue reading “Bondurant’s alcohol-free hand sanitizer works just as well”

Rep. Miles: internet accessibility must be a priority

On Monday morning, Representative Tom Miles joined The Gallo Show to talk about the need to expand broadband accessibility across the state of Mississippi. “When you’re from a rural area like I’m from and most of the state is from, you know that is the concern,” Miles, who represents District 75, said. “The thing we … Continue reading “Rep. Miles: internet accessibility must be a priority”

Dr. LouAnn Woodward on The JT Show

Dr. LouAnn Woodward(Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs and Dean of School of Medicine at UMMC) joins the conversation by phone to answers some questions surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. If you missed her conversation with Dave Hughes(sitting in for JT today), you can find it here – Dr. LouAnn Woodward Joins the Conversation on COVID-19 Dr. … Continue reading “Dr. LouAnn Woodward on The JT Show”