Governor Reeves has issued a shelter-in-place order that will begin 5 p.m. Friday, April 3, and will last until 8 a.m. on April 20. Learn more from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency here.
Only essential businesses and services will be open after 5 p.m., Friday, April 3. These businesses include grocery stores, hospitals/clinics, pharmacies, utilities, post offices, gas stations, first responders, financial institutions, child care services and restaurant offering take out or curbside pick-up. For a list of restaurants that are offering curbside and takeout options, please click here.
All CTA Transit Centers and beach bus stations will remain closed to the public. Demand Response Service for seniors and people with disabilities will be available for essential medical travel only such as doctor appointments, dialysis, and pharmacy. This is in place through April 20.
Coastal Mississippi is easy to get to from everywhere! Located at the Southern most part of Mississippi, the Gulf Coast sits between Mobile, Alabama & New Orleans, Louisiana. Our portion of Highway 90 aka “Beach Boulevard” runs east & west and provides easy access to all cities along its sixty-two miles of roadway. Interstate 10 & Highway 49 provide quick access to all other areas of the state.
Commercial air service is available to most major cities from Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, and there are several major airlines servicing the Gulf Coast.
Ground transportation includes many options: independent taxi companies, nationally affiliated rental car agencies, limousine services, shuttles, and buses. Coast Area Transit provides safe, convenient, and affordable transportation services, and their routes cover most of Biloxi, Gulfport & Ocean Springs. Using CTA is a good way to get an inexpensive tour of the area!