Announcements and News 2019-04-18T17:38:23+00:00

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807, 2019

MDHS Executive Director Retires

July 8th, 2019|

Please join us as we extend best wishes and continued success to Executive Director John Davis, who is retiring after 28 years with MDHS. MDHS has benefited from his leadership and visionary approach. He has been an inspiration to many and will be greatly missed.   A note from Mr. John Davis: The long July 4th weekend has given many of us an opportunity to spend time with family and friends.  If you are like me, it has ​provided a time for reflection.  It has also given me time to make life-changing decisions.  Specifically, I have chosen to take the next [...]

2606, 2019

Criminal Justice Reform Act change in SNAP benefits

June 26th, 2019|

Effective July 1, 2019: Persons with a felony drug conviction are no longer banned from receiving SNAP benefits, if otherwise eligible. Convicted drug felons who are currently a part of a SNAP household, will be automatically added to the SNAP benefit. Those households, without other changes, will receive an increase in benefits for the month of July and thereafter. No action is needed on the part of the SNAP households who currently consist of a convicted drug felon. Anyone convicted of a drug felony who is not currently included in a SNAP household, can now apply and receive [...]

1804, 2019

Office Closures – April 18, 2019

April 18th, 2019|

April 18, 2019 Office Closures All MDHS county offices and State Office closed at 2:00 Close at noon: Marion Walthall Close at 12:30 Oktibbeha Close at 1:00: Attala Jones Pike Close at 1:15 Walthall Close at 1:30: Chickasaw Jackson Montgomery Close at 2:00: Greene Lauderdale Forrest Kemper Close at 2:30: George Pearl River

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