admin-fran

About admin-fran

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far admin-fran has created 401 blog entries.

Governor’s Press Conference – Aug 24

2020-09-09T23:47:12+00:00 Aug 24th, 2020|In the News|

Summary of the Governor’s Monday press conference: 1. The Governor gave a special thanks to all the teachers & staff for their hard work & dedication. School begins this week. 2. There were 320 new cases (309 from the community) for a total of 56,894 cumulative cases. Active: 5,509 Recovered: 50,689 Hospitalizations: Decreased -34 = [...]

Flashing Red, Kids Ahead

2020-09-09T23:45:52+00:00 Aug 21st, 2020|In the News|

Because of Covid-19, school will look different this year, and so will transportation. The Arkansas Department of Education’s transportation directors are taking the utmost measures to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 on buses. These measures include regularly disinfecting the buses and implementing requirements for students to wear masks and socially distance while riding the bus. [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – Aug 21

2020-09-09T23:44:27+00:00 Aug 21st, 2020|In the News|

There were 887 new cases and 22 deaths reported at today’s COVID-19 daily update. This is the largest number of deaths reported in a 24 hour period since the health crisis began. Hospitalizations have increased by 10. The counties with the highest number of new cases are as follows: Pulaski-80 Washington-57 Benton-47 Sebastian-38 Pope-33 The [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – Aug 20

2020-09-09T23:43:02+00:00 Aug 20th, 2020|In the News|

There were 549 new cases and 10 deaths reported on Thursday. There was no change in the number of hospitalizations. The Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI) announced it is releasing additional data for trends in school districts and communities. The data at www.achi.net is provided to help inform local decision-makers, school personnel, and parents, [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – Aug 19

2020-09-09T23:41:17+00:00 Aug 19th, 2020|In the News|

There were 729 new cases and 12 deaths reported at today’s COVID-19 daily update. Hospitalizations have increased by 7 since yesterday. The counties with the highest number of new cases are as follows: Pulaski-65 Jefferson-56 Sebastian-52 Craighead-33 Washington-32 Commerce Secretary Mike Preston said Arkansas will apply for federal funds for an additional $300/week in compensation [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – Aug 18

2020-09-09T23:40:03+00:00 Aug 18th, 2020|In the News|

There were 410 new cases and 16 deaths reported at today’s COVID-19 daily update. Hospitalizations increased by 6 since yesterday. Counties with more than 20 new cases include: Sebastian-44 Pulaski-40 Washington-29 There were 4,675 tests conducted yesterday. There have been 101,999 tests conducted so far for the month of August. This morning, the Arkansas Legislative [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – Aug 17

2020-09-09T23:38:34+00:00 Aug 17th, 2020|In the News|

There were 412 new cases and 4 deaths reported at today’s COVID-19 daily update. Hospitalizations have increased by 8. There were only two counties with more than 20 new cases. Pulaski County is reporting 54 new cases. Sebastian County has 21 new cases. US Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx made a visit to Little [...]

Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant

2020-09-09T23:36:54+00:00 Aug 17th, 2020|In the News|

Applications for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Accepted Through October 2 LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division is now accepting applications for the Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant for wildfire suppression kits through October 2, 2020. The application can be found here. Ninety wildfire suppression kits will be awarded this year across [...]

School Resource Call Center

2020-09-09T23:34:29+00:00 Aug 14th, 2020|In the News|

Beginning in-person school again in Arkansas is not easy. A lot has changed since March 2020. Everyone has a lot of questions. In an effort to help answer questions from educators and parents, the Arkansas Department of Education has made new resources available. This week, the department released the Arkansas Ready to Learn Healthy School [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – Aug 14

2020-09-09T23:31:07+00:00 Aug 14th, 2020|In the News|

There were 626 new cases and 5 deaths reported at today’s COVID-19 daily update. Hospitalizations have decreased by 7. The counties with the highest number of new cases are: Chicot-141 Pulaski-53 Hot Spring-30 White-28 Saline-23 The Governor said school sports will continue with the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) schedule. The department of health has issued [...]