Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic
Incident Period: Jan 20, 2020 and continuing.
Declaration Date: Apr 5, 2020
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How You Can Get Vaccinated
The CDC is providing recommendations to federal, state, and local governments about who should be vaccinated first.
CDC’s recommendations are based on those of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, an independent panel of medical and health experts
To find a provider near you:
🔍 Search http://vaccines.gov
💬 Text your ZIP code to 438829 GETVAX) in English or 822862 (VACUNA) in Spanish
📞 Call 1-800-232-0233
Ensuring Equitable Vaccine Access
COVID-19 funeral grants can help with funeral services and interment or cremation.
You may qualify if:
- You are a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who paid for funeral expenses after January 20, 2020.
- The funeral expenses are for an individual whose death in the United States, U.S. territories or the District of Columbia, were likely the result of COVID-19.
Funeral Assistance Line
Call 844-684-6333 (TTY: 800-462-7585) to apply for assistance Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time.
Multilingual services are available. The assistance line can help applicants in nearly 40 languages.
Find additional facts at https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance/faq
To distinguish fact from rumor regarding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit Coronavirus Rumor Control.
|Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved||$19,484,498.24|
|Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved||$19,484,498.24|
|Individual Assistance Applications Approved||2864|
|Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated||$162,015,358.21|
|Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated||$162,015,358.21|