Mary Hennigan

Mary Hennigan is an ArkansasCovid assistant editor and a graduate journalism student at the University of Arkansas.

Where’s the Holiday Weekend Increase?

By Mary Hennigan Labor Day cookouts and crowds at high school and college football games led state officials and health experts to believe COVID-19 infections would jump across the state, but active…

Active Cases in Schools Decline After Long Weekend

By Mary Active COVID-19 cases in the Arkansas public school districts declined for the first time since the beginning of the school year, according to the Sept. 9 Arkansas Department of…

Arkansas Public Schools Report 2,005 New Active COVID-19 Cases

By Mary Within the first two weeks of the new school year, Arkansas’s public school districts reported 2,005 new active COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of illnesses in public schools…


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