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Help Your Neighbor: Donate Blood, Save Lives

Fewer people tend to donate blood during holiday seasons each year and even fewer during a pandemic. Thus, MBS welcomes all donors.

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Perrls of Wellness, Empowering Women through Health

In her role as a health and wellness coach, Mary Williams offers a holistic approach to health management. She provides eating strategies and counsels women on how to be more ...

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Race for the Cure Persists, Despite Delays

On Saturday, Oct. 3, scores of Jacksonians will don their favorite pink garments and hit the sidewalks to run in the 21st annual Susan G. Komen Metro Jackson Race for ...

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Best of Jackson: Medical 2020

As we as Jacksonians endure this pandemic the best we can, wellness and health care is at the forefront of many of our minds. Here at the Jackson Free Press, ...

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DIY: No-Sew Bandana Face Mask

If you are looking to make a face mask at home that you can reuse, but you have little experience in sewing, then this no-sew makeshift face mask may be ...

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DIY: Cloth Face Mask

This do-it-yourself will show you how to make your own cloth face mask.

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DIY: Three-Ingredient Disposable Face Mask

This do-it-yourself will show you how to make a disposable (single use) face mask out of a few items that you likely already have around the house.

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What is Social Distancing?

Social distancing is more than just a single action. It is a different way of living. El distanciamiento social es mucho más que una acción: Es una manera diferente de ...

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COVID-19 Testing Centers

The Jackson Free Press has gathered a listing of COVID-19 Testing Centers.

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CDC Recommended Guidelines to Stay Safe During COVID-19 Crisis

With COVID-19 continuing to run rampant in our state and in our country, the Centers for Disease Control has issued recommendations for preventative measures people can take to keep themselves ...

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Mike Moore: When Life Gives You Headaches, Help Others

Sometimes a headache isn't just a headache. Yazoo City native Michael Moore learned this lesson firsthand in 2018 when he took ill with a bacterial infection and was taken to ...

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Take Care of Yourself: A Message to Millennials

When mom tells her millennial "Take care of yourself," eating a healthy diet and getting enough sleep and exercise might seem like it's enough. But for true self-care, young adults ...

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Five Tips for Leading a Healthier Life this New Year

I asked friends of mine who are professional fitness trainers, sports coaches and nutritionists to give me some tips, and now I am sharing an assortment of their recommendations to ...

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One With Nature

Jackson may be a mid-sized city, but it has one thing going for it due to its land size: lots of green space in the city and metro area. Here ...

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Best of Jackson 2019: Urban Living

We here at the Jackson Free Press like to keep our focus on local: local people, local business, local food—you get the idea. There’s nothing to us more local than ...