Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Guidelines
Mask and social distancing mandates
Governor Tate Reeves has lifeted the mask mandate for Hinds County and Clinton. Mask use is still encouraged in all public spaces.
All businesses and restaurants in Clinton are allowed to operate at 100% capacity.
City of Clinton:
In March 2020, Mayor Fisher relaxed enforcement of City ordiances related to outdoor dining and temporary signage while restaurant and business capcity were limited to 25% by State of Mississippi Executive Orders.
On March 3, Governor Reeves opened all businesses and restaurants to 100% capacity. Due to the Governor's repeal of the executive order, all COVID-19 related allowances by the City of Clinton for business signage and outdoor dining are now repealed as of 5 P.M. March 3, 2021. Tents, banners, outdoor dining, and temporary signage must now conform to all City Zoning Ordinances. Please contact Community Development at 601-924-2256 with any questions.
All visitors and staff to City of Clinton facilities are encouraged to wear a mask.
For the safety of our staff we ask that residents please call 601-924-5474 for assistance. For a faster response, please use Ask The Mayor and we will respond to your concern, question and need within 24 hours.
Mask mandate: Effective at 5 P.M. on March 3, 2021, Governor Tate Reeves has removed the mask mandate for Mississippi. Mask use is still encouraged by the Governor and the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Offices: Masks are recomended in all public spaces, but not required.
All parks are open. Please use social distancing best practices.
Please call 601-924-5474 for assistance prior to visiting the facility.
Please call 601-925-1010 for assistance.
Blood pressure tests at fire stations are being discontinued to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Finger printing services have been suspended until further notice to limit employee contact with the public.
Payment of water bills is available through the drive-up window, online, dropbox or by mail. Inside payment window is closed. Please utilize our drop boxes at Public Works, Municipal Annex and City Hall. If you have a concern or problem and need to speak to someone about your water bill please call the office at (601-924-2239).
Garbage collection is operating on the regular schedule. Residents are asked to place garbage curbside for collection by 7 A.M. each moring.
Place Work Orders at https://www.clintonms.org/departments/services/public-works/work-order
Clerks have been cross-trained to perform all critical and essential tasks.
Restrooms remain open to the traveling public.
Assistance will be made through the door or via phone at 601-924-2221.
The state of Mississippi is currently giving COVID-19 immunizations for the following :
- All Healthcare Workers and EMT / paramedics
- Persons 65 years of age or older
- NEW - Persons aged 16 and older can receive the Pfizer vaccine, and those 18 and over can receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
As the state receives its COVID-19 vaccine allocations, MSDH will be providing COVID-19 vaccinations based on the current phase(s). This site will be used to schedule your vaccine appointment at an MSDH Vaccination Drive Through facility. Click here to schedule an appointment...
Speaker Philip Gunn has had phone calls to his office forwarded to staff. If you need any help at all, please call 601-359-3300. Speaker Gunn has also set up an email address for you to ask questions or seek help. That address
Anyone with flu-like symptoms, especially those who are older or in poor health, should see a healthcare provider as a matter of general good health. Healthcare providers can assess individual cases which may need specific testing for COVID-19.
Prevention and Preparedness
Prevention for Individuals
Hand sanitizer warning: Hand sanitizers containing methanol are toxic. What to look for »
Protect Yourself and Others
Wear a mask in public places
All Mississippi residents should wear non-medical grade masks or homemade cloth face coverings when shopping, running errands, or otherwise away from home. Face covering is especially important when a distance of at least 6 feet cannot easily be maintained between persons. This recommendation does not include manufactured (surgical) or N95 masks, which should be reserved for healthcare workers and first responders.
Face coverings are now required in certain counties. More information »
- Practice social distancing whenever possible. Keep at least 6 feet apart from others when you are outside your home.
- Avoid large social gatherings and community events. Follow restrictions on indoor and outdoor gathering sizes. Details »
- If you are sick, especially with shortness of breath, severe cough, fever or severe chest pain, stay home, call a doctor or healthcare provider for instructions on how to visit them safely.
- If you have been tested for COVID-19, stay home and away from others until you get your test result. Learn more »
- If you are 65 or older, or in poor health, stay home as much as possible (see precaution below).
Practice Protective Hygiene
- Cover your coughs and sneezes. When possible, cough, sneeze or blow your nose into a tissue, then throw the tissue away.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly, especially after coughing or sneezing, blowing your nose, and using the bathroom. Effective handwashing takes at least 20 seconds, and includes cleaning under fingernails, between fingers, and washing the back of hands as well as the front. More proper handwashing tips »
- Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that are touched often.
- Stay in good overall health by eating right and staying active. If you are living with diabetes, heart disease or other medical condition, keep in touch with your doctor and stay current with your treatment.
Residents needing assistance with food, utility bills, and emotional care may contact these organizations.
Clinton Community Christian Corporation
The 4Cs provides emergency financial assistance, food, clothing, furniture, and other items, to families facing financial crisis. These include utility, rent, and prescription assistance. Website...
COVID related services: food, financial assistance, meal delivery.
Please call 601-924-9436 between 9 A.M. -5 P.M. to request assistance prior to visiting their office.
Second Harvest Food and Clothing Ministry
Second Harvest provides food, clothing, and counseling to residents of Hinds County two days a week.
Second Harvest is open Monday evenings at 4:30 P.M. and Wednesday mornings at 9:00 A.M. Second Harvest meets at Morrison Heights’ Missions Campus:
201 Morrison Drive
Clinton, MS 39056
For more information contact us at 601.925.6479.
Pinelake Church - Clinton Campus
The Care Center is a resource center where families in need can come to receive food and encouragement and hear about Christ. The Care Center offers food for families in need, but it's more than that, it's a place where you can find help and hope.
Open 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30 pm
201 Clinton Center Drive | Clinton, MS 39056
601.919.4134 | firstname.lastname@example.org
We have had to close our gym facilities to help keep our members safe during this time, especially our senior members.
The staff have been calling our Senior members and checking on them. We have been finding out if they need any assistance or if there are things they may need that the Y can provide for them. We are trying to keep contact at least twice a week.
The Clinton YMCA is the headquarters for the YMCA Food Program. We have 6-8 sites that we serve free meals to any child 18 and younger during the Summer Time. One of the sites is at the Clinton Y on the front porch. During this time of need we have started our Summer Feeding Program early.
The program started on March 23rd and will last until the Schools resume back. We offer free meals Monday through Friday 12 pm to 1 pm. Because of the current situation we are providing a grab n go method. The other locations are at Westside Park, Grove Park, Battlefield Park and Vergy P. Middleton Park in Jackson.
We have opened our Childcare center to full day service during this time. We have spots available. Hours are 7 am to 6 pm. Children receive am snack, a lunch and a pm snack. The childcare staff are tutoring the children and scheduling school work time so the children can make sure to stay on top of their work. The price is $107 for Y members and $137 for non Y members.
For more information please contact Sara Cothran at email@example.com or 601.926.9243
CPSD continues to update information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click here for their website and information updates.