COVID-19 Vaccinations

Mississippi State Department of Health is receiving shipments of the coronavirus vaccine. The department is issuing free drive through vaccination sites throughout the state. For more information, call the Mississippi COVID-19 Hotline at 877-978-6453 or see below for online scheduling information.

About the vaccine, according to the MSDH

  • Vaccines are for individuals age 16 and older.
  • Three types of vaccines are being distributed: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines
  • Pfizer and Moderna vaccines requires two doses for full effectiveness.
  • Pfizer vaccine recipients must receive second dose after three to six weeks from first dose
  • Moderna vaccine recipients must receive second dose four to six weeks from first dose
  • Johnson & Johnson vaccine is one dose
  • All safety measures such as social distancing, mask wearing and hand washing often are to be followed after receiving the vaccination.

Scheduling a vaccination

Click here to find a vaccination site

For assistance, call the Mississippi COVID-19 Hotline at 877-978-6453.

 

 

More about COVID-19 vaccinations in Mississippi

Click here Vaccination Reporting

Click here for protocols after being vaccinated 

 

 

More links
Visit the Mississippi State Health Department COVID-19 page
Visit the Mississippi State Health Department COVID-19 vaccination page