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Each year the Community Health Center Association of Mississippi (CHCAMS) recognizes employees for their outstanding work as an ambassador of community health centers in Mississippi. Their dedication helps fulfill the mission and purpose of providing quality comprehensive healthcare.

This year, CHCAMS announced our CEO, Dr. Geroldean Dyse, as being the recipient of the Executive Director of the Year Award. Dr. Dyse, we applaud you, celebrate you, and thank you for a job well done!

Join us as we celebrate National Health Center Week! Free health check-ups and screenings will be provided at our clinic locations in Beaumont, Brooklyn, Hattiesburg, Lumberton, New Augusta, Picayune, Seminary, and Sumrall  ALL WEEK, August 10- August 14, 2020.  For more information, please call 601-658-0058.

posted June 24, 2020

Stop by SeMRHI Support Services Center on Wednesdays, 9 am – 5 pm, for a walk-in visit with our Optometrist.  You may qualify for a voucher for a brand-new pair of eyeglasses.  For more information, please call (601) 909-9390!

Local Attorney, Richard Schwartz, donated 1000 N95 face masks to healthcare workers of Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.  The masks will be distributed among the 17 clinics that make up Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Incorporations network of community health centers throughout the Pine Belt.  The masks will also be used for their drive through testing centers over the coming weeks at Hattiesburg Family Health Center on May 13, at Beaumont Family Health Center on May 19, and at Seminary Family Health Center on May 21.  N95 masks, which protect wearers from airborne particles, are in short supply worldwide because of the coronavirus pandemic.  A shortage of equipment vital to protecting our healthcare professionals has become a huge concern for frontline workers treating COVID-19 patients. Schwartz says, “We recognize the need to support our most vulnerable essential workers during this crisis, which are our healthcare workers.  I wanted to do my part by donating these face masks to local hospitals.”  Schwartz will be donating face masks to other local hospitals in cities throughout the state.  Click here to view the news coverage from WDAM.

SeMRHI is now offering telehealth visits for most of our primary care locations in Hattiesburg, Seminary, Sumrall, Beaumont, New Augusta, Petal, Brooklyn, Lumberton, and Picayune.  Speak to and see your provider from the comfort and safety of your home.  To book your appointment, call us at 601-658-0058.

Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. provides easy, convenient, online appointment scheduling for both new and established patients. Online appointment scheduling is available for most health center locations.

Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. (SeMRHI) Is Now Providing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Screenings at 8 Clinic Locations: Hattiesburg, New Augusta, Beaumont, Seminary, Sumrall, Lumberton, Brooklyn, and Picayune.

Forrest, Perry, Covington, Lamar, and Pearl River Counties, Miss. – (March 25, 2020) Effective immediately Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. has begun screening patients for COVID-19 at multiple clinic locations.

COVID-19 screenings are available in Hattiesburg at the Minor Care Clinic, every day of the week from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. to accommodate patients who may need to come in after-hours.

Minor Care Clinic is the only SeMRHI clinic providing COVID-19 screenings currently in Hattiesburg. There are several additional testing locations for patients who live in cities outside of Hattiesburg. Below is a comprehensive list of all SeMRHI testing locations with clinic names, hours of operation, phone numbers, and addresses.

Hattiesburg, MS
SeMRHI - Minor Care Clinic 
123 South 27th Avenue Hattiesburg, MS 39401 
Hours: Mon. – Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Phone Number: 601-450-3030

New Augusta, MS
SeMRHI - New Augusta Family Health Center
404 Main Street, MS 39462 New Augusta, MS 39462
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Phone Number: 601-964-8391

Beaumont, MS
SeMRHI - Beaumont Family Health Center
1411 Bradley Avenue Beaumont, MS 39423
Hours: Mon. – Wed. & Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thur. 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Phone Number: 601-784-3922

Picayune, MS
SeMRHI - Picayune Family Health Center
1911 Read Road Picayune, MS 39466
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Phone Number: 601-251-3500

Seminary, MS
SeMRHI - Seminary Family Health Center
100 Hwy 535
Seminary, MS 39479
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Phone Number: 601-722-3208

Sumrall, MS
SeMRHI - Sumrall Family Health Center
1016 Hwy
Sumrall, MS 39482
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Phone Number: 601-758-4214

Lumberton, MS
SeMRHI - Lumberton Family Health
598 West 11th Avenue
Lumberton, MS 39455
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Phone Number: 601-796-4215

Brooklyn, MS
SeMRHI - Brooklyn Family Health Center 
44 Brooklyn – Janice Road
Brooklyn, MS 39425
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. -5:30 p.m.
Phone Number: 601-582-1188

For questions regarding COVID-19 testing at any SeMRHI clinic, please call 601-658-0058.
Press Contact: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. Marketing Dept, 601-450-4970.

Did you know breast cancer is the most common cancer for women in the US outside of skin cancer? Each year in the US, about 245,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women.

Get your free clinical breast exam anytime during the month of October at one of our clinics in Hattiesburg, Beaumont, Brooklyn, Lumberton, Picayune, Seminary, or Sumrall. Follow up appointments and referrals will be available. No appointment is necessary! For more information, call (601) 545-8700.



At Hattiesburg Family Health Center, Dr. Tassin provides affordable quality primary and preventive healthcare in a patient-centered, safe, compassionate environment.

Additional Providers at Hattiesburg Family Health Center include: Dr. Quenyatta Echols-Williams, MD, Dr. Catherine Thomas, MD, Dr. Richard Calderone, DO, and Mitchell Singley, FNP-BC

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