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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  • Governor Hutchinson Provides Today’s COVID-19 Update

    In its Monday update, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 616 new cases; 6,706 active cases; 447 hospitalized, which is up 35 from Sunday; 97 on ventilators, which is up 12...

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