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Coronavirus News

Coronavirus News

Here are a list of stories on the Coronavirus. You can also find local resources and the latest totals from the Arkansas Department of Health, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Tennessee Department of Health, and Arkansas State University.

Helpful Resources

Arkansas Cases

Dashboard provided by Arkansas Department of Health. See the state's COVID-19 page and other reports.

Missouri Cases

Dashboard provided by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Get more details about specific counties and school districts on their new COVID-19 Dashboard.

Tennessee Cases

Dashboard provided by Tennessee Department of Health. See the state's COVID-19 page and other reports.

A-State Cases

Dashboard provided by Arkansas State University and the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at ASU. See the campus' COVID-19 page.

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Watch the latest update from Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Courtesy of the Arkansas Governor's Office):

Watch the latest updated from Craighead Co/City of Jonesboro (Courtesty of City of Jonesboro) (3/30/20):

Watch the latest White House Briefing (courtesy of NPR) (live feed)


Arkansas Dept. of Education Coronavirus Hotline
(833) 353-6050 (M-F 8 AM-4 PM)

City of Jonesboro Coronavirus Hotline/Email
Hotline: (870) 336-7244 (M-F 8 AM-5 PM; Emergencies Dial 911) | Email: covid19@jonesboro.org | Website

Jonesboro COVID-19 Testing & Drive-Thur Testing Info

ADH Hotline if you  don't have a place to self-isolate or self-quarentine:  501-614-5822

Arkansas Unemployment Claims: Hotline: 844-908-2178 | Website:  ARUnemployment.com
AEDC Arkansas Ready for Business Granthttps://www.arkansasedc.com/covid19

Coronavirus Headlines
With cases surging, the coronavirus pandemic is heating up as an election issue. Voters have seen President Trump's approach to the crisis play out in real-time, but how would Biden handle things?
The U.S. is expected to report record-setting economic growth in the most recent quarter. But that won't repair all of the damage done during the spectacular downturn three months earlier.