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Policies for school districts

We will endeavor to keep this as up to date as possible and would love your help in sharing your district’s policy regarding masks. Just shoot us an email to info@arkansascovid.com and…

Back to School: Mask Drive

The NWA COVID-19 Task Force is gathering masks to help school districts prepare for the upcoming return to school. The masks will be distributed to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Cloth…

Educational Update: July 13

In education news today, Gov. Asa Hutchinson talked a lot about schools at his daily briefing. He used some of his most firm language to date about wearing masks, urging them as…

Back to School in Arkansas: A Primer

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Week over Week analysis for June 5-11

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Frequently asked questions

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Springdale’s mask resolution

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Recap of Arkansas Week: Covid-style

I copied the following over from my Twitter posts @ArkansasCovid. Forgive the truncated style. Real talk on tonight’s AETN Arkansas Week broadcast with Steve Barnes. Words were not minced. Watch the full…

CDC Report: A timeline of spread

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Working during Covid: What are your options?

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