DESOTO COUNTY, MS - The Mississippi Health Department and University of Mississippi Medical Center will hold free drive-through COVID-19 Testing Friday, June 5 at the Landers Center in Southaven. Testing is by appointment from 12pm-4pm.
People can get an appointment by going through a free screening from a UMMC clinician, either through the C Spire Health smartphone app or by phone 601-496-7200. DeSoto County is not conducting the testing - but is supporting the state and UMMC at the site.
The health department reported 8 new COVID-19 cases today for a total of 550 cases and 7 deaths in DeSoto County. Health experts estimate 430 people in DeSoto County have recovered.