May 2022 - The Mississippi Way

Month: May 2022

Stay informed with insights from physicians

Vaccines Help!

Dr. Se'lika Sweet

As of May 2022, Mississippi has had 800,826 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There have been 12,457 deaths. The United States has had 82,260,752 confirmed cases with 998,997 deaths. Worldwide there have been 519,418,513 confirmed cases and 6,258,356 deaths. The Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective. It helps to protect adults and children older than 5 years of age […] [read more]

The COVID-19 Vaccine Protects More than Physical Health

Dr. Clyde Glenn

Did you know that depression, anxiety, ideas of self-harm and completed suicide have increased by as much as 50% among American adolescent and young adult populations since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2019? Isolation, loss of family and friends, disrupted societal norms and economic challenges all combine to create toxic stress and trauma […] [read more]

Don’t Take the Risk!

Dr. Joyce Wade Hamme

COVID can cause an acute illness that can lead to respiratory failure and/or death. It can also cause a chronic illness that can lead to a lifelong disability and diminished quality of life. Getting the vaccination can decrease one’s risk for developing either of the two. Head to your nearest vaccination clinic or pharmacy to […] [read more]

Protecting Mothers and Unborn Children

Dr. Jaleen Sims

We’ve seen COVID-19 cause illnesses from a runny nose to heart attacks and death of individuals and even unborn children. As an OBGYN, I’ve seen, first-hand, the toll it has taken on mothers, babies, their families and even providers. Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 can decrease your risk for many of these severe illnesses and save […] [read more]