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Dear Campus,

Face Covering

Masks are required for everyone indoors. Due to the recent increase in the of COVID-19 cases and aligned with recommendations made by the Mississippi Department of Health, MUW will require face coverings indoors (except when alone in a personal space) on campus regardless of vaccination-status effective Friday, July 30.  Face coverings are not required when outdoors.


Vaccinations are strongly encouraged for everyone. Students and members of the MUW community are very strongly encouraged to follow the recommendations of the Mississippi Department of Health related to taking the vaccine.  For more information on vaccines or if you have questions, please visit MSDH's site at:,0,420,976.html

Free vaccinations are available to all members of the campus community.  If you are interested in receiving a free COVID-19 vaccine on campus, please call the Campus Health Center at (662) 329-7289.

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