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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Information

COVID Alert for Jackson County

COVID-19 Information

As of May 18, Jackson County offices have reopened to the public with physical distancing and other important guidelines and restrictions in place. Signs have been posted asking visitors not to enter County buildings or offices if they have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID -19 in the past 14 days, or experienced any of the following in the past 48 hours: had a fever or felt feverish, coughing, shortness of breath, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell. County employees are required to participate in a daily screening which involves measuring their temperature and assessing symptoms prior to the start of work. A few Departments plan to screen visitors as well.

We remind residents that many of the County’s services can be handled by phone, email, or online. Please consider contacting the department before visiting in person to help reduce unnecessary in-person contact.

Reopened Recreational Services and Community Centers - 
With Physical Distancing Guidelines Aligned with Executive Orders 1491 and 1492

View Recreational Facility Guidelines (For PDF/Printable Version)

  • Beaches in Jackson County Reopened 4/27/2020 
  • Landfill Reopened 5/5/2020 
  • Whispering Pines Golf Course Reopened 5/5/2020 
  • Arenas Reopened 5/5/2020
  • Parks Reopened 5/12/2020  
  • Community Centers Reopened 5/18/2020 with occupancy based on Governor’s Executive Order(s)
    Contact the Specific Facility to Reserve or for Information

Please note, with regard to Notices & Jackson County Board of Supervisors Meetings/Actions: 
Important Notices including Special/Emergency meetings related to COVID-19  will be posted ON THIS PAGE and on our Facebook page.

Important Contacts

  • Singing River Hospital System COVID-19 Hotline - (228) 809-5044

Important Links

Known Closings & Postponements

This is not a complete and thorough listing of all closing and postponements in Jackson County. If you wish to add information please send an email to: closures@co.jackson.ms.us

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