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These are featured stories of how the Upper Delta and Mid-South is combating the Coronavirus as well as resources to help those impacted by the pandemic.

NEA Baptist Responding to COVID Surge

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NEA Baptist is just one of the many hospitals across the state that are dealing with record numbers of COVID-19 cases in Arkansas. Over 70 people in the hospital today have COVID-19. KASU News Director Johnathan Reaves conducts an interview with CEO of NEA Baptist Sam Lynd in this interview. Click on the Listen button for the interview.

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.