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Mississippi Veterans Affairs director Stacey Pickering urges people to get vaccinated and “be kind”

By: Sarah Ulmer - August 13, 2021

None of the four Mississippi Veterans Homes in the state have had a COVID-19 related death since January. 

Mississippi Veterans Affairs Executive Director Stacey Pickering joined Y’all Politics on Friday to provide an update on the state Veterans Homes as COVID-19 cases rise.
Pickering shared some positive news that should encourage Mississippians to get vaccinated if they are not already.
He said that Mississippi veterans homes have had nearly 100% vaccination among residents and close to 75% among staff.

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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state. Email Sarah: