States across the country are looking to Mississippi and trying to replicate our success in implementing innovative telehealth technology. Governor Reeves has worked for years to strengthen the telemedicine capabilities in Mississippi in order to offer high-quality, affordable healthcare access to all Mississippians, regardless of where they live.

In the wake of COVID-19, Governor Reeves worked tirelessly with the state health department, national and state health experts, and the Trump Administration to ensure the effectiveness of our data-driven, measured strategy to mitigate the pandemic’s impact on public health.

Governor Reeves is committed to continue increasing Mississippians’ access to quality healthcare and improving public health by promoting smart, conservative policies that ensure the health and well-being of all who call Mississippi home.


Press releases:


Governor Reeves Issues Statewide Mask Mandate, Delays School Reopenings to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

August 4, 2020

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced two new executive orders to delay public school reopenings in target counties and establish a statewide mask mandate in the ongoing fight against this unprecedented pandemic.


Governor Reeves Extends Safe Return and County-Specific Orders to Combat Rising Cases of COVID-19

July 30, 2020

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that he is extending the social distancing measures under the Safe Return and county-specific executive orders to continue combating the rising cases of COVID-19 across the state.


Governor Tate Reeves Amends Safe Return Order to Combat Rising Cases

July 24, 2020

Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order and Adds 10 Counties to Stricter Measures to Protect Public Health

July 20, 2020

Governor Tate Reeves and MEMA Launch COVID-19 Emergency Relief Program

July 14, 2020
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