Haley Hale

A Change in Mandates

Gov. Hutchinson announced his decision to extend the COVID-19 public health emergency through March 31 today with a few changes. Mask wearing is the only mandate that has been renewed, and all…

End of the Holiday Case Surge?

Katy Seiter, one of the assistant editors of Arkansascovid.com, joins us this week to discuss the possible end to the holiday surge. Cases after the December holiday season spiked to 27, 822…

One of the Deadliest Weeks of the Pandemic

We sat down with Mary Hennigan this week, one the assistant editors of Arkansascovid.com. While the month of January has been deadly in general, the data this week shows a spike in…

Explore Arkansascovid.com

This week, we’re exploring the interactive graphics and charts on Arkansascovid.com. All of the information you see on the page is updated daily. By doing this, we are always able to provide…

Vaccine Safety with José Romero

In Governor Asas Hutchinson’s press conference this week, Dr. José Romero stressed the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Romero is the cabinet secretary for the Arkansas Department of Health.

Arkansas’ Per Capita Vaccination Pace is Near the Top

Fellow reporter Robert Stewart joins us this week to talk about the latest with vaccines in Arkansas. As of this week, just above 10% of the state population has received their first…

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