We hope you all are doing well and staying healthy. There are constant changes in the COVID-19 development as we as a nation are trying to keep it contained. As of Tuesday, March 17th, there are no know cases in Oktibbeha County. Starkville is doing the best they can to keep people home and safe from the fast-spreading virus.
To receive the most recent information from Mississippi State University, you can visit https://www.msstate.edu/coronavirus. Many updates are being made from the Greater Starkville Development Partnership. You can find these updates by visiting https://www.starkville.org/news/partnership-issues-statement-regarding-cov19/. The city of Starkville has a dedicated COVID-19 webpage that you can visit at https://www.cityofstarkville.org/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=COVID19-Informational-links-26. You can also access information at the Mississippi State Department of Health's website or by calling their hotline at 877-978-6453.
There have been changes in most local businesses with some offering delivery, shipping, and curbside pickup to help citizens as we face this pandemic. This helps people to practice social distancing and help prevent the spread of any germs. You can search the hashtag #SupportStarkville on social media to find information from specific businesses around the Starkville community.
We have tried to gather some information for you guys to let you know what's going on in Starkville. Here are a few things that we have learned:
What medical businesses have COVID-19 testing?
What retail stores are offering curbside pickup, delivery, and/or shipping?
Book Mart & Cafe
R. Tabb & Co. Boutique and Gifts
Merle Norman Luna Bella
Twigs Nursery and Landscaping
The CURiO Store
Liza Tye & Company
Reed's of Starkville
Doodlebugs - A Southern Style Children's Store
Maroon & Co.
Modern Mode Aqua Spa
East Mississippi Lumber Company
What restaurants are offering curbside pickup, delivery, and/or drive-thru?
Chicken Salad Chick
Cellars Wine & Spirits
Central Station Grill
Bulldog Burger Co.
Sweet Peppers Deli
Strange Brew Coffeehouse
Whisk It Up
Arepas Coffee & Bar
929 Coffee Bar
WTF @ Starkville
Moe's Original BBQ
The People's Cup
We at Parents of MS State are going to do our absolute best to keep you informed. Please continue to follow guidelines of social distancing in hopes that you, your student, and your community can slow the spread of COVID-19.