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SMSH PATIENT VISITATION STATEMENT:  AT THIS TIME, SOUTH MISSISSIPPI STATE HOSPITAL HAS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED ALL OFF-CAMPUS VISITORS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE.  IN LIMITING VISITATION, SMSH IS TAKING PRECAUTIONARY STEPS PURELY OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION IN ORDER TO MINIMIZE THE CHANCES OF EXPOSURE.​

Tue, 08/04/2020

PURVIS, Miss. --  Julius Ducksworth was recently named South Mississippi State Hospital’s first quarter 2020 Employee of the Quarter.  Ducksworth came to SMSH in October…

Wed, 11/01/2017

Merwin Brown, pharmacy tech, was chosen Employee of the Quarter at the hospital's…

Fri, 08/25/2017

South Mississippi State Hospital staff recently took steps to expand their…

Fri, 07/07/2017

Two South Mississippi State Hospital employees were among almost 50 government…

Mon, 05/15/2017

During the recent annual meeting of Friends of South Mississippi State…

Mon, 01/30/2017

Sabrina Young, a Mississippi Gulf Coast native, was appointed Director of South…

Tue, 01/17/2017

Carla Whitfield, SMSH Family Nurse Practitioner, was chosen as the fourth quarter 2016…

Fri, 10/21/2016

Bruce Blakeney was recently named South Mississippi State Hospital’s…

Tue, 08/09/2016

​PURVIS, Miss. --  South Mississippi State Hospital today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance…

Wed, 07/20/2016

PURVIS, Miss. --  Karl Hess was recently named South…

Tue, 11/05/2013

PURVIS, Miss. (November 5, 2013) John Blanks, of Hattiesburg, was recently awarded the James C. Stubbs Volunteer Award by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health at the annual Mental Health/…

South Mississippi State Hospital
823 Highway 589
Purvis, Mississippi 39475
Phone: 601.794.0100
Fax: 601.794.0210