Arkansas COVID-19 Taskforce

It’s up to each one of us to follow the state's guidance and make responsible decisions for our businesses, employees and families. Economic Recovery Task Force Chairman Steuart Walton

Arkansas Ready for Business

The Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force was formed to provide information to help Arkansans confidently and safely return to life and work. This industry-specific platform provides a single source for recommendations on how you can help the Arkansas economy recover from the effects of COVID-19. The information provided here is based on science, data, and the decision making of our state leaders and industry experts. Working smart, safe, and together makes Arkansas Ready for Business.

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    In its Thursday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 2,491 new cases; 24,740 active cases; 1,295 hospitalized, which is down 67 from Wednesday; 241 on ventilators, wh...

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  • Governor Hutchinson Provides Today’s COVID-19 Update

    In its Wednesday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 2,467 new cases; 25,095 active cases; 1,362 hospitalized, which is up 8 from Tuesday; 255 on ventilators, which...

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  • Governor Hutchinson Appoints Colonel Robert Ator to Coordinate Arkansas’s Vaccine Distribution Program

    Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed a member of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission to implement and coordinate the COVID-19 vaccine distribution program in Arkansas. As...

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  • Governor Hutchinson Provides Today’s COVID-19 Update

    In its Monday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 1,268 new cases; 25,534 active cases; 1,371 hospitalized, which is up 31 from Sunday; 268 on ventilators, which is...

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  • Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Vigilance and the Vaccine

    We’re almost a month into our COVID-19 immunization program, and today I’d like to emphasize the importance of Arkansans taking one of the two approved vaccines so that we can stop...

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  • Governor Hutchinson Provides Today’s COVID-19 Update

    In its Friday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 2,944 new cases; 27,290 active cases; 1,342 hospitalized, which is up 16 from Thursday; 219 on ventilators, which i...

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