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Local Coronavirus News

Local Coronavirus News

Here are a list of stories of how the Upper Delta and Mid-South is combating 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.
Top Coronavirus Stories
Governor Asa Hutchsion at the daily press breifing
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchsion Official YouTube Channel
More than 600 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Arkansas along with seven new deaths. Meanwhile, a new White House report says Arkansas has the 8th highest rate for new virus case, based on last week's numbers. The White House Coronavirus Task Force also noted that Arkansas' rate of positive tests dropped to 7.6% over the previous week. The report says Pine Bluff, Jonesboro, Fort Smith, Harrison, Blytheville and Texarkana are all in the“red zone” because of the number of new cases and local test positivity rates.
Helpful Information

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

Videos

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)


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