As Pandemic Ebbs, MSDH Drops Vaccine Scheduling Requirements
Mississippians can now show up at a Mississippi State Department of Health vaccination site and receive the COVID-19 vaccine without previously scheduling an appointment. The last remaining barriers to vaccination for residents 12 and older end at a time when vaccinations—and new cases of COVID-19—have dwindled to new lows.
‘Hope for Reconciliation’: The Forgotten History of Memorial Day, Rooted in Civil War
n the years following the bitter Civil War, a former Union general took a holiday originated by former Confederates and helped spread it across the entire country. The holiday was Memorial Day—an annual commemoration born in the former Confederate States in 1866 and adopted by the United States in 1868 as a form of “reconciliation.”