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Free Up Your Time to Stay Healthy with my Social Security

We observed Men’s Health Week from June 10 to 16. It’s important to make time for things that help us stay healthy and happy— spending time with people we care about, exercise, and recreation. Opening a my Social Security account online can help save time.

Caring for Healthcare Workers Is Paramount During a Pandemic

According to healthcare leadership expert Denise R. Williams, the health and safety of the nation’s healthcare workforce should be at the forefront of our concerns during the coronavirus pandemic. Williams is an alumna of Norfolk State University and earned a Master of Health Administration degree

PBS: Influenza 1918 Documentary

Influenza 1918 In September of 1918, soldiers at an army base near Boston suddenly began to die. The cause of death was identified as influenza, but it was unlike any strain ever seen. As the killer virus spread across the country, hospitals overfilled, death carts roamed

EPA Expands COVID-19 Disinfectant List

WASHINGTON (March 13, 2020) —Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The list contains nearly 200 additional products—including 40 new products that went through

MVSU extends Spring Break to March 23 amidst Coronavirus outbreak

ITTA BENA, Miss.— Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) continues to closely monitor the global health emergency and outbreak of the novel Coronavirus, known as COVID-19.  With cases confirmed in the State of Mississippi and nearby states, the possible risk of exposure to the MVSU community has increased, prompting University

JSU extends spring break another week in response to coronavirus

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Jackson State University joins Mississippi’s other public universities by modifying class schedules for the 2020 spring semester to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, thus resulting in the extension of spring break by one week. All classes will resume the following week on Monday,