Ruth Cummins, UMMC

Ruth Cummins, UMMC
Ruth Cummins is assistant director in the University of Mississippi Medical Center Office of Communications and Marketing.

Recent Posts

UMMC: Follow these steps to guard against COVID-19 infection

By: Ruth Cummins, UMMC on Mar 16, 2020 9:30:00 PM

As the outbreak of COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, spreads across the country, anyone can take basic steps to help avoid infection, just as they should with seasonal influenza.

University of Mississippi Medical Center infectious diseases experts and the World Health Organization (WHO) advise frequent hand-washing as a first line of defense. Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with soap and water as directed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or with a hand sanitizer containing at least 60 percent alcohol to kill viruses that may be on your hands.

Read More

Topics: C Spire Health, telemedicine, telehealth, cspire-cares

UMMC experts explain what you need to know about novel coronavirus

By: Ruth Cummins, UMMC on Mar 9, 2020 9:00:00 PM

Chances are good that at some point, you’ve had some sort of coronavirus.

Chances are slim, however, that those living in Mississippi are at risk for the novel coronavirus strain making news headlines, a new coronavirus that’s the cause of a worldwide outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in late 2019 in Wuhan City in China’s Hubei Province.

Read More

Topics: C Spire Health, cspire-cares

C Spire is a privately-held telecommunications and technology company driven to deliver the best experiences in wireless, fiber internet, and business IT solutions such as internet, VoIP, cloud and managed services. Read more news releases and announcements at For more information, visit or find us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.