JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) will now use reminder emails to schedule second doses of the coronavirus vaccine.
MSDH says anyone who has already received the first dose will receive an email with instructions on scheduling second dose appointments.
Mississippians can continue to make appointments by calling the vaccination hotline: 877-978-6453.
Two coronavirus vaccines, manufactured by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech respectively, have been available to Americans since December.
Each vaccine requires two doses. The second dose is administered several weeks after the first dose.
Appointments can also be made online at covidvaccine.umc.edu.
Related - Schedule Alabama appointments online
Keep up with the latest COVID-19 news at wtva.com/coronavirus.