• Keesler aids USS Tripoli in COVID-19

    Keesler Medical Center has been assisting the U.S. Navy in testing and housing Sailors from the USS Tripoli in Keesler’s quarantine and isolation facility for COVID-19, June 30 - July 18.

  • Keesler Medical Center hosts DoD medical leadership

    A Department of Defense medical leadership contingent conducted an 81st Medical Group site visit, April 27, as the first part of Keesler Medical Center’s transition to the Defense Health Agency (DHA).

  • Top doc checks up on Keesler Medical Center

    Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, toured the Keesler Medical Center, Oct. 17, exploring their mission and meeting the personnel who accomplish it.During his tour, he visited more than 10 different units in the 81st Medical Group to include mammography, emergency department,

  • Teaming up to simplify saving lives

    Some might say there’s a formula to providing quality healthcare – A heap of science, a dash of art and a whole lot of practice. As with almost any science or art, having the right tools for the job goes a long way in perfecting one’s craft, and for the 81st Medical Group, their craft is

  • PUPS program brings a wagging tail, happiness to medical patients

    Beginning in October, the 81st Medical Group will start the Patients Utilizing Pet Services program at the Keesler Medical Center.The PUPS program allows dogs certified through the Delta Society based in Gulfport to visit patients at the hospital. “The PUPS program is used as a way to lighten the