Woodruff County Leading in Northeast Arkansas’ Vaccine Race

By Haley HaleArkansascovid.com Woodruff County reported over 20% of its adult population as fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of April 5, one of the highest vaccination rates in the Arkansas Northeast. Debra…

Mississippi County Lags in Vaccination Effort

By Haley Hale Arkansascovid.com Mississippi County in Northeastern Arkansas is lagging the region in the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations even after holding several vaccination clinics. Demand for the shots initially was high…

What’s Happening with Masks?

With the end of March quickly approaching, Gov. Asa Hutchinson is considering lifting the mask mandate. This week, Arkansas Covid analyzed the data to see if we’ve met the metrics laid out…

Vaccinations are on the Rise

This week, Haley Hale traveled to Springdale, Arkansas, so visit a vaccination clinic first hand. There she was able to speak with Andrew Thompson, senior pastor of the church where the clinic…

Barton School District is Going Fully In-Person for 2021-2022

By Haley HaleArkansascovid.com The Barton School District, located outside of Helena-West Helena in Phillips County, will have full in-person instruction and won't offer a virtual learning option for the 2021-2022 school year.…

Weekly Video: A Year of COVID-19

March 11, 2021, marked one year of COVID-19. This week, we’re taking a look back at the data trends over this past year with assistant editor Katy Seiter. We’ll be looking at…

Weekly Video: Johnson & Johnson is in the Game

This week, Dr. Rob Wells stopped by the talk about his experience with receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Hutchinson also announced the arrival of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine this week, which…

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