Memorial is here to help you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to share helpful information and act as a trusted resource for our community. Call our COVID-19 hotline (228-867-5000) for the most up-to-date information about the virus and to schedule a testing appointment. This phone line is managed by clinical staff who are dedicated to answering COVID-19 health questions.
COVID-19 symptoms vary from person to person, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear up to 14 days after exposure to the virus. If you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms, please isolate from others and contact Memorial to schedule a testing appointment as quickly as possible:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- Muscle or body aches
*Masks are required at all Memorial facilities.
Ask the Experts
Information about COVID-19 changes quickly, and we continue to receive new updates from official sources such as the CDC, WHO and Mississippi State Department of Health. We do our best to provide timely and accurate information to our community.
COVID-19 Delta Variant
Memorial Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Nicholas Conger recently answered common questions related to COVID-19 and the Delta variant. View his live Q&A session here.
COVID-19 Omicron Variant
Memorial Family Medicine Specialist Dr. Michael Samel answered questions related to the Omicron variant. Read more here.
COVID-19 Vaccination + Kids
Memorial Family Medicine Specialist Dr. Rebecca Rose answers common questions about the COVID-19 vaccination and children in this live Q&A.
COVID-19 and Heart Health
Memorial Cardiologist Dr. Antione Rizk explains why COVID-19 vaccination should be considered for patients, including those with heart conditions, in this video.
COVID-19 Vaccination + Pregnancy
Memorial OB/GYN Dr. Alisha Ware explains why pregnant patients, new mothers and those hoping to become pregnant should consider COVID-19 vaccination in this live Q&A.
Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Treatments
Learn more about the benefits of Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Treatment in this live Q&A with Memorial Advanced Practice Manager Kristian Spear, NP.
Don’t use Ivermectin to try to cure COVID-19
Memorial Pulmonologist and Critical Care Specialist Dr. Bobby Tullos explains why Ivermectin should not be used to treat COVID-19. Watch here.