Gov. Reeves receives COVID-19 vaccine
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. He stated he received the vaccine in order to demonstrate his confidence in its safety and efficacy.
On Tuesday, the governor announced COVID-19 vaccines will be available for Mississippians over the age of 65 and those with pre-existing conditions that make them more vulnerable to the virus.
The state of Mississippi is currently giving COVID19 immunizations for the following:
- All Healthcare Workers and EMT / paramedics
- Persons 65 years of age or older
- Persons 18 – 64 years of age with underlying medical conditions
Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney received the vaccine on Tuesday.