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”

Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann on COVID-19

Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann joined the conversation by phone to give an update on the COVID-19 outbreak and to again ask Mississippians to take part in his bell-ringing project every night at 6 PM to honor the health care workers and first responders on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. If you missed … Continue reading “Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann on COVID-19”

Speaker Philip Gunn on COVID-19 Response and Orders

Speaker Philip Gunn joins the conversation by phone to practice safe social-distancing to discuss the reasoning behind the governmental “shelter-in-place” order in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling in for JT today), you can find it here – Speaker Philip Gunn on COVID-19 Government Orders Speaker Philip Gunn … Continue reading “Speaker Philip Gunn on COVID-19 Response and Orders”

Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann on COVID-19

Lt. Gov. Hosemann joins the discussion to break down the Shelter-in-Place order going into effect tomorrow, Friday, April 3rd, 2020 at 5PM. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes and Gerard Gibert(sitting in for JT today), you can find it here – Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann on COVID-19 Lt. Gov. Hosemann joins the discussion … Continue reading “Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann on COVID-19”

MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel on COVID-19

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Greg Michel joins the conversation to discuss the Shelter-in-Place order going into effect. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes and Gerard Gibert(sitting in for JT today), you can find it here –   MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel on COVID-19 Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Greg … Continue reading “MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel on COVID-19”

Congressman Michael Guest on COVID19

Congressman Michael Guest(Mississippi’s 3rd Congressional District) joins the discussion by phone to touch on the federal government’s response to COVID19 and to break down some of the information regarding the Federal Stimulus packages. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling in for JT), you can find it here –