Arkansas COVID-19 Taskforce

"Arkansans will face this challenge, as we always have, with compassion, resiliency, and an unbeatable, entrepreneurial spirit." Governor Asa Hutchinson & 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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Latest News

  • Interim Report from the Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force

    Click here to view the interim report on the work underway to restore Arkansas’s economy....

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  • COVID-19 testing events planned across state

    Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health will host a series of drive-thru COVID-19 testing events at locations across the state beginning this Friday. At each event, t...

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  • Local Health Units to offer COVID-19 testing

    Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health’s Local Health Units across the state will offer COVID-19 testing beginning Monday. Testing is encouraged for all individuals...

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  • Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Testing: A Critical Part of Fighting the Virus

    LITTLE ROCK – Today I’d like to talk about our COVID-19 testing and a new partnership with the Arkansas Community Health Centers. In an effort to flatten the curve and increase tes...

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  • Governor Hutchinson Extends Public Health Emergency In Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK - Governor Asa Hutchinson has extended Arkansas’s COVID-19 public health and disaster emergency for an additional 45 days, he announced at a news conference today. Gove...

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  • Governor Announces Theaters, Lecture Halls, Other Large Venues Okayed For Limited Reopening

    LITTLE ROCK – Indoor venues such as theaters, arenas, stadiums, and auction houses that are designed for large groups may reopen on May 18 on a limited basis, Governor Asa Hutchins...

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