Public Health Emergency Funding: Mississippi Public Broadcasting

This emergency funding helps Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) address misinformation and community questions about COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccinations. MPB's multi-platform, statewide effort includes radio and television broadcast specials on COVID-19, featuring interviews from the medical field, state and local leadership, community partners, business leaders and other experts; a virtual town hall featuring local medical experts; a social media campaign designed to combat misinformation; and PSAs featuring MPB's popular animated character Ed Said.



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Mississippi Authority for Educational Television
Jackson, MS


Science, Health, Medicine & Natural Environment