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/


August 3, 2021: Lamar County Sanitation Department

Garbage Pickup Service – Possible Delays

Due to the latest outbreak of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), trash pickup services in Lamar County may be delayed up to one day.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience.


May 19, 2021:  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

April 3, 2021: To access the Lamar County BOS Executive Order Click Here. To access the Mississippi Executive Order from the Governor Click Here