Magnolia Regional Health Center COVID-19 Homepage
COVID Vaccination Appointment Number
Please see below vaccination appointment scheduling information.
COVID-19 Patients & Testing for MRHC Main Facility and Clinics
Updated February 26, 2021, 9:56 am
Test Results Pending
Total Positive Inpatient Treated
Current Positive Inpatient Being Treated
Total Outpatient Positive Tests
***The numbers reported by MRHC reflect cases that have been tested and/or treated
within our health system, regardless of the county of patient origin.***
Vaccine Information & Appointments
Magnolia Regional Health Center is committed to ensuring the safe distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to the members of our community in a timely manner. The global effort to eradicate COVID-19 with a wide-scale vaccination has required the largest mobilization of healthcare resources in modern times and is not without challenges.
All COVID-19 vaccines have been reviewed and approved by the U.S. FDA and the CDC, and many other public health agencies, and are safe for use in most adults. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have been proven to be around 95% effective in preventing an individual from contracting COVID-19 when administered in two doses. For comparison, an annual flu vaccination is between 40% to 60% effective in preventing influenza.
As with all pharmaceuticals, we encourage you to discuss with your doctor prior to administration of the vaccine. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines, please visit the CDC’s website for additional information.
Vaccination Appointment Scheduling
Thank you for your extremely positive response to our COVID vaccination process. Our frontline healthcare workers greatly appreciate your interest and desire to help us end this pandemic.
As we continue to track the status of the next round of vaccinations, it is critical that you call (662) 293-1301 to schedule your vaccination appointment. If you have already called and left your callback information with our voicemail system, you are officially in line to receive a call when we know the timeline of the next shipment of vaccinations. Once we receive a notification for the shipment of vaccines, we will return calls in the order that they were received. In an effort to help us expedite the process and return calls in a timely manner, please do not call the COVID appointment request number multiple times. Calling multiple times only delays our ability to quickly return phone calls and schedule appointments. Please be sure to call from a number in which you can receive calls throughout the day.
Our team recognizes the importance of conducting the vaccination process in an efficient and timely manner and is working diligently to ensure we administer the vaccinations as quickly as possible to help protect our community. We have staffed the vaccination clinic appropriately in accordance with the quantity of doses that we have received thus far. Please be assured that we schedule vaccines as quickly as we receive notification of vaccination shipments. We sincerely appreciate your continued understanding and patience.
Mississippi State Department of Health Vaccine Phases
Below depicts the state of Mississippi’s phased approach in administering the COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about MSDH’s COVID-19 response, click here.
Hospital and Clinic Visitor Policy (Effective July 9, 2020)
The safety of patients, visitors and staff continues to be our top priority. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, our team has worked diligently to ensure we protect everyone who enters our facilities and implement precautionary measures, as suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH). We continue to feel that this will make a significant impact and assist our team in continuing to provide quality care and maintain a safe environment.
By limiting the amount of visitors, and controlling the quantity of visits in and out of our facility, we are better able to provide a safe environment for all of our patients, visitors and healthcare team members. All MRHC visitors will continue to be screened when entering our facilities, including the main hospital campus, our clinics, and offsite business locations, and will be required to wear a mask or a cloth face covering while visiting. All visitors will enter our main facility at entrance A and have their temperature checked. If the visitor has a fever, they will not be allowed in the facility. If your temperature is greater than 100.4, we will recommend calling your primary care physician or Magnolia Express Care for further evaluation.
Each visitor will be presented with a badge upon entrance to the main facility that will indicate the visiting location. The visitor is expected to wear the badge at all times while in the facility. All hospital waiting areas will remain closed at this time. If you accompany a patient in the Emergency Department or clinic, you will be required to stay in the room with the patient for the duration of the visit. We ask that you wear a mask or cloth face covering while visiting. No visitors under the age of 18 are allowed on campus at this time. MICU and SICU visitation will be determined on a case by case basis. Visiting hours will end at 9 pm and will be announced overhead throughout the facility daily.
Visitors are not allowed to move throughout the facility except to visit the cafeteria. Cafeteria hours will be as follows:
Breakfast 6:30 – 8:00 am
Lunch 11:00 – 1:30 pm
Dinner 9:00 – 10:30 pm
In regard to visitors in our clinics, we do ask that you only bring a visitor with you if it is absolutely necessary. In accordance with MSDH regulations, which state “less than ten persons per room”, we continue to work diligently to limit the number of visitors we have in one location and practice safe social distancing efforts. A mask or cloth covering is required for clinic visits.
As a reminder, please call your provider or our clinic prior to arriving. This will help our team of healthcare professionals take steps to ensure you receive the appropriate evaluation and protect your friends and neighbors. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping us all safe.
These measures are part of the steps we’re taking to protect you, our patients, our staff and the community. Preventing the spread of infectious diseases and protecting our patients are among our first and most fundamental obligations as a community healthcare provider.
Visitor Policy Overview
- One visitor will be allowed per each patient for the duration of the stay.
- If the visitor must leave the facility, they will not be allowed to return until 6 a.m. the next day.Masks or a cloth face covering are required while on campus.
- Visitors must enter our main facility at entrance A and be screened by MRHC staff.
- Visitors will be screened before entering ALL facilities (Hospital and Clinics).
- No visitors under the age of 18 are allowed on campus at this time.
- MICU and SICU visitation will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Magnolia Regional Health Center continues to follow and revise our policies to reflect recommendations of the Mississippi State Department of Health, the CDC and the U.S. FDA.
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Keeping You Safe
Planning and preparing for pandemics is part of our mission to keep our neighbors safe.
Our medical staff, nurses, registration staff, environmental services team, and others are monitoring CDC and WHO protocols to keep patients and our community healthy, even as COVID-19 continues to spread.
We are meeting with leaders and clinicians daily to review the latest recommendations from the CDC and Mississippi State Department of Health (MDH), as well as streamlining operations and staffing to best respond to this threat.
MRHC Telemedicine Now Available
As we continue to follow guidelines provided by the CDC, your health and safety remain a top priority. Providing a method in which patients can avoid in-clinic appointments at this time is important to us and is the reason we are expanding our clinic appointment methods.
Magnolia Regional Health Center is now offering telemedicine for some of our clinic visits. When you call to schedule your appointment, if the visit meets the criteria, you may be offered a telemedicine appointment with one of our providers. These visits use a cell phone, tablet, or computer to connect us to you with an audio and video connection.
Please understand that there are some concerns that have to be evaluated by a provider in the clinic. For example, the diagnosis of an ear infection cannot be made over telemedicine given that the eardrum cannot be visualized through the screen.
Examples of what visits can be conducted via telemedicine include, but are not limited to:
- Medication refills
- Behavior concerns (ADHD, Depression)
Depending on the telemedicine evaluation, you may still be required to visit the clinic for an in-person evaluation and/or further workup.
All wellness visits will continue to occur in the clinic.
If you have any questions about a regular or telemedicine appointment, please call a clinic listed below.
Corinth Ear, Nose, and Throat (Dr. Peery) – (662) 293-1565
Magnolia Behavioral Health Clinic (Amanda Ham, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC) – (662) 293-7635
Magnolia Cardiology Associates (Dr. Volansky) – (662) 287-5218
Magnolia Cardiovascular & Thoracic Clinic (Dr. Gilmore and Vickie Lambert, AGACNP-BC) – (662) 665-4660
Magnolia Express Care – (662) 286-1499
Magnolia Family Medical Practice (Dr. Pratt, Dr. Davis, Dr. Wright, Dr. Erica Noyes, Misty Rowsey, FNP, Laquita Bain, FNP-BC) – (662) 286-0088
Magnolia General and Vascular Surgery Clinic (Dr. Mathis) – (662) 284-9910
Magnolia Internal Medicine Clinic (Dr. Tim Noyes and Elizabeth Wilbanks, FNP) – (662) 293-7360
Magnolia Pediatric Clinic (Dr. Fowler, Dr. Bolden, Dr. Moss, Dr. Dodd, Dr. Berch, Hannah Beckham, FNP-C, ENP-C) – (662) 293-7390
Magnolia Regional Community Care Clinic (Dr. Baker and Dr. Jackson) – (662) 293-1680
Magnolia Specialty Clinic (Dr. Hale, Dr. Lindsey, Dr. Senf, Carmen Parks, FNP-BC) – (662) 665-8041
Magnolia Surgery Group (Dr. Johnson and Dr. Holley) – (662) 286-2522
Magnolia Women’s Center (Dr. General, Dr. Harmon, Andrea Huddleston, FNP-C) – (662) 293-1575
Magnolia Wound and Hyperbaric Center (Mary Elizabeth Pounders, NP) – (662) 293-1320
Orthopedic Trauma Services – (662) 284-9910
COVID-19 Testing Policies
Please be mindful that patients are required to meet specific qualifications in order to receive a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test. Please do not arrive at our emergency department or clinics asking to be tested. MRHC can only test individuals meeting CDC clinical criteria for testing. We assure you that our team will follow the proper protocols and provide appropriate care to treat your symptoms. For individuals who are tested, these tests do not act similarly to flu and strep tests, as they are not readily available or rapid.
As a reminder, please call your emergency department, provider or clinic prior to arriving. This will help healthcare professionals take the appropriate steps to ensure you receive the appropriate evaluation and protect your friends and neighbors. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping us all safe.
Industry and Business Resources
Please visit the Mississippi Department of Health Website for timely updates on confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mississippi.
- Muscle/body aches
- Difficulty breathing
Know How it Spreads
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease in 2019 (COVID-19).
- The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
- The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
- Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
- Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
- These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
Steps You Can Take
Clean your hands often
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.