COVID-19 Resources

The MOA is working to compile and keep up to date the following list of resources for ODs in Mississippi. Please be sure to monitor local agencies/news sources for information specific to your location. Links and information will be added and updated as they become available. If there’s a resource you’re leaning on that we have not included, please share to the MOA OD ListServ or email and

Covid-19 Basic Preventative Measures:

  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly
  • Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Clean surfaces and objects that are touched regularly
  • Stay home if you do become sick
  • Wear a face mask if unable to properly distance

COVID-19 Resources – Mississippi


American Optometric Association

AOAExcel Resources for AOA Members: Several AOAExcel resources are available to members ranging from supply chain tips to financial resources and are currently included on the AOA’s COVID-19 updates page.  Contact AOAExcel with any questions at

Mississippi State Department of Health: MS State Dept. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) web page is a very concise page of information regarding the coronavirus including a map of Mississippi indicating where presumptive and confirmed cases of the virus are, and a breakdown of how many cases are in each county.

The Mississippi State Board of Optometry (MSBO):  Updated COVID-19 proclamation.

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA):   Mississippi Emergency Management Agency: Coronavirus Covid-19 Mississippi


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Small Business Association (SBA):   Resources from the Small Business Association

Local and State SBA: Mississippi Small Business Development Center

Federal and State Taxes

Other Resources