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AG Fitch Asks Court to Block Vaccine Mandate For Hospital, Nursing Home Workers

For the third time this month, Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch is asking a federal court to block one of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates. In a lawsuit filed with the U.S. Western District Court of Louisiana’s Monroe Division, she joined 12 other attorneys general in asking a federal judge to halt enforcement of a vaccine mandate affecting 17 million health-care workers, including those at hospitals and nursing homes.

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COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccines Now Available To Mississippi Children Aged 5-11

Mississippi children aged 5-11 are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, expanding full access to vaccination to the widest range of Mississippians in the pandemic. As of Monday, state health departments across the Magnolia State are delivering free shots of the Pfizer mRNA vaccine to school-aged children. Parents looking to vaccinate their children against COVID-19 should sign up at the Mississippi State Department of Health’s scheduling website or speak to their primary care providers to schedule a dose elsewhere.

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