Safely Reopening Schools Amid COVID-19 | MS Legislative Black Caucus Errick L. Greene, Ed.D., Covid-19 Message, March 29, 2020 | JPS ITV
While Coronavirus remains an evolving public health concern, we will maintain this space to keep our public informed of the District's decisions related to maintaining the well-being of scholars, staff and our community. We will continue to monitor the latest developments and collaborate with the Mississippi Department of Education, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and the City of Jackson.
Below you will find updates from Jackson Public Schools as well as resources and advisories from health agencies and others leading the effort to control the spread of the illness in our area. Learn what you can do to prepare and prevent the spread of infectious diseases like coronavirus and flu.
Contact us with your COVID19-related questions at COVID19@jackson.k12.ms.us.
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- Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline: (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday): 877-978-6453
- Toll-free: 1-866-HLTHY4U (866-458-4948)
- Public Health Emergencies: (601) 576-7400
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News & Features
June 20, 2020 – JPS Superintendent Dr. Errrick L. Greene releases plans to hold panel discussions with stakeholder groups to aid the District in formulating reopening scenarious for the 2020-2021 school year.
June 5, 2020 – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Jackson Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Errick Greene announced a generous donation of 1,500 distance learning kits from Sesame Street.
May 29, 2020 – In matters big and small, our nurses have responded to the call to bring much-needed calm and assurance of safety to our scholars.