Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday): 877-978-6453

Coronavirus Updates

For the latest from Lamar County Board of Supervisors on the Coronavirus Click Here (Mississippi Department of Health)

Mississippi is collecting information for Economic Loss to Small Businesses throughout the state as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. A request for an Economic Injury Declaration from the Small Business Administration to aid in the economic loss suffered as a result of the COVID-19 event will be made as a result of the collected information.

Small Business’ suffering economic injury due to the COVID-19 event can apply for the Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

2020 Census Bureau Update:  April 14, 2020

Self-Response Rates

  • National Total:  49.1%
  • Mississippi Total:  47.2%
  • Lamar County: 49.2%

2020 Response Rate by State (Map):  https://2020census.gov/en/response-rates.html

Everyone must complete the 2020 Census.  You may complete the 2020 census using one of the following methods:

  1. Online at:  https://my2020census.gov
  2. Call:  1-844-330-2020

May 6, 2020: The Board of Supervisors will hold a special called meeting Monday, May 11th  at 3:00 pm to discuss the Governor’s recent Executive Order concerning COVID-19.

May 1, 2020: White goods drop off resumes, Saturday, May 2nd.

April 24, 2020: The Lamar County Community Centers will remain closed and all reservations will be cancelled through May 31, 2020.

April 15, 2020: Right Way to Throw Away Day has been postponed until a date to be determined.  Please check with Planning Department if you have any questions.

April 4, 2020: The Lamar County Senior Center is CLOSED until further notice.

April 3, 2020: To access the Lamar County BOS Executive Order Click Here. To access the Mississippi Executive Order from the Governor Click Here

March 31, 2020: Just a reminder, car tag renewals and tax payments can be made via mail or online. There is a fee of 3% for all online payments. You may mail payments to P.O. Box 309 Purvis, MS 39475. For online payments click here

March 18, 2020: The multi-purpose center has suspended all events until further notice.

2020 Republican and Democrat Super Tuesday Primary Results