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COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Now Available

HealthWorks Immunization Clinic Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Booster for Everyone Ages 18 and Older HealthWorks Immunization Clinic, a service of Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest General Hospital, is now offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters for everyone ages 18 and older who received the Moderna®, Pfizer® and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen® COVID-19 vaccine. This comes after a recent […]

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Henderson: vaccination rates

Anita S. Henderson, MD, Discusses Low Vaccination Rates in Children

Anita S. Henderson, MD, a physician at Hattiesburg Clinic Pediatric Clinic, recently spoke with the American Medical Association regarding Covid-19 vaccination rates in children across Mississippi and what can be done to increase those numbers. In this interview, Henderson notes that, even though illness from the Covid-19 Delta variant has slowed, now is not the […]

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In the Media

Anita S. Henderson, MD, FAAP, expresses her concerns about the rise in pediatric Covid-19 cases and mask-optional school districts Anita S. Henderson, MD, FAAP, pediatrician at Hattiesburg Clinic The Pediatric Clinic and president of the Mississippi Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), spoke to multiple media outlets about the concerning rise in Covid-19 cases among children and […]

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COVID-19 Testing Available at CE Roy Community Center

With the demand of COVID-19 tests increasing, the City of Hattiesburg, Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest Health will continue their partnership and re-open a free COVID-19 community testing site at CE Roy Community Center (300 East 5th Street) on Saturdays and Wednesdays, from 8 a.m. until Noon, beginning July 31, 2021. “New infection numbers are among […]

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Henderson delta variant interview

Anita Henderson, MD, explains delta variant risk, rise in cases and hospitalizations in Mississippi

Anita S. Henderson, MD, a pediatrician at Hattiesburg Clinic The Pediatric Clinic and president of the Mississippi Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, spoke with reporters about the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Mississippi, attributing it to the emergence of new variants, like the delta variant. “Every time a virus multiplies, it has a chance […]

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In the Media

Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest Health Team Up for $2,500 Vaccination Incentive Giveaway Bryan N. Batson, MD, CEO, and Steven E. Farrell, MD, recently sat down with WDAM and the Pine Belt News to discuss the Vaccination Appreciation Giveaway, what the giveaway entails, and the motivation behind the idea. Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest Health are partnering […]

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May Accelerate Pandemic Update

Drs. Batson, Farrell and Rouhbakhsh discuss Covid-19 vaccines, the future of masks and what to expect in post-pandemic world On Friday, May 7, Bryan Batson, MD; Steven Farrell, MD; and Rambod Rouhbakhsh, MD, participated in the Area Development Partnership (ADP) May Accelerate Pandemic Update Panel Discussion. The panel, moderated by Millie Swan, Forrest General Hospital’s […]

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Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

A race between the variants and the vaccines While the U.S. is one of the leading countries in vaccinating its citizens against Covid-19, there is a troubling number of people who remain hesitant about vaccination. U.S. polls show that about 25% of the population is still reluctant to receive at least one dose of the […]

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Cough & Fever Clinic/Curbside COVID Testing Closed on Saturdays

Cough & Fever Clinic/Curbside COVID Testing Closed on Saturdays Effective April 23, 2021, Curbside COVID Testing will change their hours of operation and will offer services Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CE Roy Community Center, an additional COVID testing site, will also […]

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In the Media: Rambod A. Rouhbakhsh, MD

Doctor who diagnosed first Miss. COVID-19 case looks back on year-long pandemic Rambod A. Rouhbakhsh, MD, principal investigator with Hattiesburg Clinic MediSync® Clinical Research, recently discussed his year-long, pandemic journey. Dr. Rouhbakhsh diagnosed the first case of COVID-19 in Mississippi and led the Moderna vaccine trials in Hattiesburg, Miss. In this interview, he talks about […]

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