Today’s report: COVID-19 update; how to help Laura victims

Plans are being made now for a contingent of volunteers from the Biloxi Fire Museum and Biloxi Fire Department to help victims of Hurricane Laura.

Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney, who said donations are being accepted through a GoFundMe page, discusses the Laura relief effort in today’s Be Prepared report, which also includes the latest COVID-19 numbers, which are trending downward. Also in the report: a preview of Katrina and Camille programming on BTV.
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Donate to the Laura relief effort
See the overall tracking chart
See the daily comparison chart
See the Harrison County 14-day chart 
Mask Up, Biloxi (face covering required): Print your own sign (8.5 x 11)
See the Opening Up Biloxi Again guidelines
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News & notes: Katrina memories

The Katrina archives: To see a collection of videos from the city’s Katrina archives, click here.

15 years later: The new city-commissioned video designed to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Katrina has caught the attention of a magazine in Australia and a statewide radio program today. To see the video, which introduces viewers to the Salvation Army in Biloxi and the moving stories of people behind the shield, click here.

Laying of the wreath: Gov. Tate Reeves will join Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich Saturday, the 15th anniversary of Katrina, to lay a wreath at the Katrina memorial on the Biloxi Town Green. The brief ceremony, which begins at noon, will be virtual. To watch at noon on Saturday, go to the city website and click on the Live button at top right. To see the city’s Live page now, click here.