State receives high marks for emergency preparedness
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has received an eight out of 10 possible points in the Robert Wood Johnson’s Trust for America’s Health report released today. Mississippi is one of only five states to receive eight out of 10 points.
Other states to receive this high rank include: Maryland, North Carolina, Vermont and Wisconsin.
According to the report, Mississippi gets strong marks in public health laboratory readiness, community resiliency, emergency management, infection control and response readiness.