An Important COVID-19 Message from Mississippi Women’s Care
Mississippi Women’s Care is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in our community. We are committed to protecting the safety of our patients, staff, and community. To do our part in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we are implementing visitor restrictions and screening policies at our Mississippi Women’s Care until further notice. However, we are still seeing patients.
The arrival of COVID-19 in our region has prompted many questions from patients and the public. Mississippi Women’s Care has designed this page to connect you with reliable information from our experts, as well as local, state, and federal health officials. Here you can learn about how Mississippi Women’s Care is responding to COVID-19, and find links to useful resources and information that will help you prepare as well.
Request An Appointment Online
For your convenience and to assist you with scheduling, you are able to book your appointment online with Dr. Joe Austin, Board Certified OB/GYN.
To schedule an appointment, you can call us at 601.883.2900 to schedule an appointment at our Jackson, Vicksburg or Yazoo City clinics or use our secure online appointment request form. Click the button below to request an appointment.
New Patient Form
Completing the forms prior to your visit will help speed up the new patient registration process and allow new patients to fill out our forms on their computer or mobile device before coming into the clinic. Click the button below to download our new patient form.
According to the national Centers for Disease Control (CDC), symptoms of novel (new) coronavirus include fever, coughing, shortness of breath, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion and bluish lips or face.
Precautionary Measures Recommended by the CDC
1) Wash your hands with soap often for at least 20 seconds.
2) Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
3) Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue.
4) Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
5) Stay home when you are sick accept to get medical care.
6) Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces frequently.
The CDC and Prevention and the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) continue to closely monitor the outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and, as health care professionals, we are working to limit the spread of cases in Mississippi. MSDH is actively working to respond safely and effectively to COVID-19. Mississippians are advised to take health precautions to prevent the possible transmission of disease.
In addition to CDC guidance, MSDH is providing supplemental guidance to Corner Clinic, hospitals and healthcare facilities about determining the risk of healthcare worker exposures to COVID-19 either through direct care or contact with the patient.
Here are some downloadable education materials in addressing COVID-19:
Below are links for further education about COVID-19:
Centers for Disease Control – Real-Time Coronavirus Information
We provide total care for women with your comfort and privacy in mind. Experience our private, comfortable environment for yourself and get to know us better.
For emergencies call 911 or visit your nearest hospital.
(601) 883-2900 (MAIN OFFICE)
(601) 883-0552 (FAX)
100 Maxwell Drive Vicksburg, MS 39180
The Colonnades, Suite 610, 501 Marshall St. Jackson, MS 39202
823 Grand Avenue Yazoo City, MS 39194