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Rising Hospitalizations Mean the Pandemic Continues for Unvaccinated People

By Rachell Sanchez-SmithArkansascovid.com A resurgence of COVID-19 cases is boosting hospitalizations and ventilator usage in Arkansas, a trend that shows the pandemic continues, especially for unvaccinated people.  “Essentially no one who was…

Hennigan Wins National Honors

Mary Hennigan, a former Arkanasascovid.com assistant editor, won national honors from the National Federation of Press Women for her reporting on the COVID-19 crisis. Hennigan’s article, “Severe COVID-19 Complications Lead to 26-year-old…

Samaritan Community Center To Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

By Caroline SellersArkansascovid.com The Samaritan Community Center will be holding pop-up clinics for COVID-19 vaccinations on June 14 in Springdale and June 21 in Rogers. To encourage attendance, both clinics will provide…

Little Rock COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Targets Underserved Communities

By Rachell Sanchez-SmithArkansascovid.com Amid the low COVID-19 vaccination rates for Hispanics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is teaming up with the Mexican Consulate to sponsor a vaccination clinic this weekend in…

Photo ID is Not a Requirement for Vaccine Access

By Rachell Sanchez-SmithArkansascovid.com For many undocumented people without photo identification, receiving the COVID-19 vaccine comes with more obstacles. Undocumented people, particularly in the Latinx community, are wary about getting vaccinated for fear…

Small Arkansas Delta County Leading in Vaccine Effort

By Matthew MooreArkansascovid.com Central Arkansas counties, especially those surrounding the capital city of Little Rock, are leading in the effort to vaccinate residents against COVID-19, especially with the help of online sign-up…

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