Link® is a free community
service initiated to provide callers with health
information, triage symptom-based calls and make
recommendations by utilizing a physician-approved,
computerized protocol system and reference materials.
All calls are answered and recorded by
registered nurses with combined experiences in pediatrics,
home health, med-surg and physicians offices. Nurse
Link® is available from 4 p.m. until 12:00
a.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. until 12:00 a.m on weekends and holidays by calling 1-800-882-6274.
is a free community health and physician referral
Calls are answered by referral
specialists who provide timely appointments with
area health care providers and give information
regarding various NMHS Live Well programs,
seminars, health fairs and other services
throughout the community.
Appointments are scheduled for callers seeking first
time or follow up visits with physicians
participating with The Desk. All physicians are
given equal referral opportunities in their
specialty through a fair and unbiased computerized
Currently more than
1500 Health Link
physicians participate in the referral services.
The Desk is available from 8am-4:30pm Monday thru Friday by calling 1-800-843-3375.
Physician Consult Line
was created to give health
care providers in outlying areas quick and easy
access to all NMHS departments, clinics and
specialists in Tupelo.
The service is available exclusively for
physicians and their staff 24 hours a day, seven
days a week.