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Arkansas Ready for Business Grant Program

2020-05-05T15:50:41+00:00 May 4th, 2020|In the News|

🛑 PLEASE STOP AND READ!! THEN APPLY ‼️‼️‼️ ❌❌ THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT UPDATE on the ARKANSAS READY for BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM:❌ ‼️‼️PLEASE SHARE WITH SMALL BUSINESSES‼️‼️ ❌ Please note that eligible expenditures include: 📌 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 📍 No-contact thermometers for employees And customers 📌 No-contact Point of Sale (POS) payment equipment 📍 [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – May 4

2020-05-05T15:45:06+00:00 May 4th, 2020|In the News|

Governor’s press conference today, MONDAY MAY 4th, 2020: 🔘 3,458 total cases. Up 27 from yesterday. 14 are from our prisons. 13 are from the community. 🔘 All guidance for places of worship and directives for large indoor/outdoor venues: please see pics below. 🔘 1,629 tests performed in last 24 hrs. DR NATE SMITH, SEC OF ADH: 📍Out [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – May 1

2020-05-05T15:54:01+00:00 May 1st, 2020|In the News|

Governor’s press conference today, FRIDAY MAY 1st, 2020: 🔘 3,321 total cases. Up 66 from yesterday. 5 are from the prison system. 🔘 Barber and Beauty Shops May reopen May 6th (details below). DR NATE SMITH, SEC OF ADH: 📍Out of 3,321 total cases: 1,284 are active 1,973 are recovered 95 currently hospitalized 23 currently [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – April 30

2020-05-05T15:56:23+00:00 Apr 30th, 2020|In the News|

Governor’s press conference today, THURSDAY APRIL 30th, 2020: 🔘 3,255 total cases. Up 63 from yesterday. 🔘 Gym and Fitness Center Reopening May 4: 🔘 Team/Youth sports and summer athletics are still prohibited until May 31st. We are taking another close look at them in mid-late May. 🔘 Please take this seriously. Don’t relax just [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – April 29

2020-05-05T15:58:38+00:00 Apr 29th, 2020|In the News|

Governor’s press conference today, WEDNESDAY APRIL 29th, 2020: 🔘 3,192 total cases. Up 81 from yesterday. All are from general population. RESUMING RESTAURANT DINE-IN OPERATIONS, PHASE ONE MAY 11: ➡️Can operate at 33% capacity ➡️Physical distancing between patrons and tables ➡️Reservations encouraged ➡️Face coverings ➡️Gloves for staff ➡️Daily staff screenings ➡️Frequent hand washing ➡️Pre-order when [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – April 28

2020-05-05T15:59:41+00:00 Apr 28th, 2020|In the News|

Governor’s press conference today, TUESDAY APRIL 28th, 2020: 🔘 3,111 total cases. Up 94 from yesterday. 20 of those are from Cummins. 74 are from general population. 🔘 While we have 74 new community cases, we’ve had 159 recover in last 24 hrs so our # of cases are decreasing. 🔘 Our testing capabilities will [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – April 27

2020-05-05T16:01:42+00:00 Apr 27th, 2020|In the News|

Governor’s press conference today, MONDAY APRIL 27th, 2020: 🔘 3,017 total cases. Up 76 from yesterday. 16 of those are from Cummins. 60 are from general population. 🔘 Results of AR Surge Campaign: we hit over 1,500 tests on the 25th and 26th. 🔘 Gating Criteria review (graphic in comments) based on Opening Up America [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – April 25

2020-05-05T16:02:59+00:00 Apr 25th, 2020|In the News|

Governor’s press conference today, SATURDAY APRIL 25th, 2020: 🔘 2,830 total cases. Up 89 from yesterday. 47 of those are from Cummins. 42 are from general population. 🔘 On April 8th, IHME (Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at University of Washington) predicted that we would have our highest peak of hospitalizations today at over [...]

Child Abuse

2020-05-05T16:06:27+00:00 Apr 24th, 2020|In the News|

Child abuse does not stop during a pandemic. But since many of the state’s mandated reporters such as teachers and pastors are not interacting face to face with Arkansas children right now, the number of reports coming into the hotline have decreased by 50% The director of Children Advocacy Centers of Arkansas, Elizabeth Pulley says [...]

Governor’s Press Conference – April 24

2020-05-05T16:04:05+00:00 Apr 24th, 2020|In the News|

Governor’s press conference today, FRIDAY APRIL 24th, 2020: 🔘 2,741 total cases. Up 276 from yesterday. 198 of those are from Cummins and just backlog over last several days being entered into the system. 78 are from general population and Cummins staff. 🔘 Signed a state disaster declaration for 11 counties due to recent storm [...]