Mississippi medical center opens field hospital for tornado victims

Jackson-based University of Mississippi Medical Center is partnering with state agencies to deploy a mobile field hospital after tornadoes devastated the northern region of the state, Mississippi Today reported April 3.

The field hospital will serve as a temporary home for the Delta Health Center hospital and medical clinic system in two counties. The medical center partnered with the Mississippi State Department of Health and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. 

The tornado was part of a storm system that caused tornadoes in seven states, killing at least 32 people, The New York Times reported.

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