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Isabelle Taft

Isabelle Taft

Isabelle, an Atlanta native, covers health as part of Mississippi Today’s community health team. Prior to joining Mississippi Today, she was a reporter for the Biloxi Sun Herald and a Report for America corps member.

For kidney patients, the water crisis in Jackson holds especially high stakes

By: - August 31, 2022

Thousands of Jacksonians with kidney failure rely on clean water to power the dialysis treatments that keep them alive. As the city’s water system collapses, dialysis providers have brought in tanker trucks full of water to ensure patients don’t have to miss their treatment. Lack of access to clean water also creates risks for patients […]