Grenada, Mississippi ... a place with a warm small town atmosphere nestled in a serene woody landscape. A region overflowing with beautiful natural resources and bountiful opportunities for outdoor recreational activities. Halfway between Memphis, Tennessee, and Jackson, Mississippi, our many parks, green spaces, and expansive lake make Grenada a haven for the weary traveler or for those looking for an ideal place to call home.
Enjoy our casual lifestyle, play checkers on our Square, sip a glass of iced tea under an ancient oak, or wade in the water at Grenada Lake. Come to our town and let us welcome you. Experience the camaraderie of our residents, relish the warm climate and multitude of wildlife, and don't forget to enjoy some Southern home-cooking, too!
City of Grenada takes precautionary measures for Coronavirus
We've put the following information together to inform our citizens and city staff about the virus. Click here for more info on the virus and how to respond
COVID-19 FEDERAL AND STATE RESOURCES VIA CONGRESMAN BENNIE THOMPSON
COVID-19 is a rapidly moving respiratory virus that is affecting the entire United States. As things develop about the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak information will be shared. The following information is being shared to keep you informed about resources that maybe helpful to you. You may also get updated information through my Congressional Website, Twitter, and Facebook. If you have any questions, call Dr. Timla G. Washington, PhD, my Human Capital Developer for the Mississippi Second Congressional District by email email@example.com or by phone at (662) 335-9003.
County and Municipal Elected Officials
County Level Response POC
- MEMA and MS State Department of Health: Guidelines for Prioritization of Allocation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has outlined the process/procedures for requesting supplies. Note: Your Local Emergency Manager is the lead point of contact (poc). See Attachment.
- All requests can be viewed by the MS Emergency Management Agency as well as the MS State Department of Health.
- MS State Department of Health is in charge of choosing where those supplies go and when they go.
Anne Hall Brashier in Governor Tate Reeves office provided the following contact information about unemployment benefits. Please refer all questions to:
SBA and MEMA Disaster Assistance for Businesses is available for anyone in private business. They can now apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan through SBA. That information is at Governor Reeves Requests SBA Economic Disaster Declaration for COVID-19. Local Emergency Managers also have those applications. The applications need to be turned in to MEMA before April 1, 2020. That paperwork is to be submitted to MEMA State Coordinating Officer, Todd DeMuth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has issued a Suspension on Foreclosures and Evictions Amid COVID-19 for people facing foreclosures and evictions on single-family homes for 60- days. See Attachment.
Utility Services Cutoffs
Governor Tate Reeves signed an order on March 14, 2020 declaring a State of Emergency which impacts utility services. And the MS Public Service Commission issued a March 15, 2020 News Release suspending disconnection on certain utility services in response to COVID-19. Input from the MS Attorney General Office was garnered for this decision. And the press release was sent to the MS Municipal League to be disseminated to municipalities. See Attachment.
All social security offices will only offer phone service - effective March 17, 2020. Read the March 17, 2020 News Release. See Attachment.
MS State Department of Health
To get the latest guidelines issued on the Coronavirus in additions to the number of cases confirmed daily go to MS State Department of Health website https://msdh.ms.gov.
The State Health Officer is Dr. Thomas Dobbs.
MS State Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline Number is 1-877-978-6453 (Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm).
The Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) has expanded its coverage of telehealth services across the state in alignment with Governor Tate Reeves’ recommendations on utilizing telemedicine as an approach to care for patients in an effort curtail/limit unnecessary travel to clinics to reduce possible exposure to COVID-19. If it is not a life-threatening situation, tell citizens to call their healthcare provider or Medicaid to find out if telehealth is an option specific to them. To find out more visit the Mississippi Division of Medicaid website.
Parents with Students
To get up to date information on school district’s plan to continue educating and feeding students contact the School District Superintendent Office in your county.
To get up to date information on school closures contact the School District Superintendent Office or the MS Department of Education at www.mdek12.org.
The MS Department of Education maintains an updated “Listing of Schools Serving Meals During Coronavirus Closures.” To see the list, go to https://www.mdek12.org/OCN.
The MS Department of Education provides COVID-19 Updates, Family Guides for Student Success, and COVID-19/Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts *Also has resources for teachers looking for off-site learning opportunities on their website at https://www.mdek12.org/.
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