As COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues, health officials warn against complacency in the midst of the pandemic while vaccinated students emphasize a light at the end of the tunnel.
COVID-19 patients on ventilators hit a record Monday, one day after the state reached an all time high of active cases on Sunday,
An Arkansas healthcare worker was the first in the state to receive the COVID-19 vaccination Monday morning.
Single-day COVID-19-related deaths in Arkansas hit a record high Monday, while a new report revealed that many state restaurateurs fear they will not be in business much longer.
As Arkansas COVID-19 cases continue on an upward trend, UA campus cases are also increasing.
Arkansas’ records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and patients on ventilators broke again Monday, continuing the state’s nearly constant upward trend for November.
COVID-19 cases in Arkansas continue to rise as the state sees record-breaking numbers of hospitalizations two days in a row.
From Friday until Jan. 3, Arkansas businesses licensed to sell alcohol must close at 11 p.m. in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The Arkansas Department of Health reported 42 new deaths Friday, the state’s largest single-day increase since the pandemic began.
Arkansas has repeatedly broken records for new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations over the past week.
UA lecturer and incumbent Rep. Nicole Clowney has won a second term representing District 86 in the Arkansas House of Representatives.
Republican incumbent Rep. Steve Womack defeats Democratic nominee Celeste Williams, winning reelection for Arkansas’s Third U.S. Congressional District.
With 71.1% of precincts reporting, one constitutional amendment has been rejected while two have been approved.
With 98.7% of precincts reporting, one Fayetteville City Council race appears headed toward a runoff, while the Fayetteville mayoral race and three Fayetteville City Council races have been called.
Arkansas saw 33 new statewide deaths from COVID-19 Sunday, as more than three thousand students, faculty and staff in Arkansas schools and colleges are actively infected.
As Election Day looms, nearly 60 million Americans have already cast ballots during early or through absentee voting. Former Vice President Joe Biden is leading President Donald Trump by 8% of the vote in NBC News’ aggregation of ten national polls.
A Northwest Arkansas nurse is looking to defeat an incumbent Congressman who won his previous election by a landslide.
This year, Arkansas voters will find three proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot alongside the candidates for local and federal office.
Bud Walton Arena became an early voting location for three days last week, marking the first time a polling place has been on the UA campus.
Early voting has started in Arkansas, and options for Arkansans to cast their ballot are flexible.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson revealed plans Wednesday for rapid-results antigen testing as cumulative confirmed case numbers approach 95,000.
The Arkansas Department of Health reported 608 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Arkansas Monday, the most ever in the state, and the sixth record-breaking number in seven days.
Active cases of COVID-19 on the UA campus continue to trend downward, while statewide numbers continue to fluctuate.
Total confirmed and probable cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas have passed 80,000, while reported active cases on the UA campus are at their lowest since Aug. 26.
Amid soaring numbers of daily new COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, a data project by Harvard and Brown University researchers identifies the state as having reached a “tipping point” in the pandemic.
Active cases on campus have dropped to 334, while the positivity rate for on-campus tests has reached 15%.
To ensure that all general election votes are counted amid the COVID-19 pandemic, postal service officials have advised Arkansans to request and return their absentee ballots as early as possible.
After more than 400 new cases were added to the UA COVID-19 dashboard Monday, active cases on campus now total 923, while the positivity rate for on-campus testing has topped 12%.
Washington County reported the most new cases in the state Wednesday afternoon as numbers at the UofA continue to rise.
As colleges and public schools across Arkansas reopen this week, active COVID-19 cases in the state are on a downward trajectory, but deaths from the virus are spiking.
Gov. Hutchinson announced the extension of the state’s health emergency by 60 days Friday as schools across the state prepare to reopen and for fall sports.
Amid rising case numbers and the impending reopening of Arkansas public schools, state government officials are focusing on absentee voting expansion and paid leave for teachers.
Active COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations fell in Arkansas Wednesday, while cumulative cases surpassed 35,000 and the governor faced questions about looming school reopenings.
Testing across Arkansas is increasing after the July 4 weekend as the number of statewide cumulative cases has surpassed 25,000.
As cumulative COVID-19 cases in Arkansas top 20,000 and the July 4 holiday approaches, Gov. Asa Hutchinson is urging Arkansans to avoid crowded gatherings and wear face masks to slow the spread.
As of June 17, active COVID-19 cases have risen nearly 70% statewide; of these cases, 38.9% are in Northwest Arkansas.
As Arkansas tops 10,000 COVID-19 cases and Washington County tops 1,200, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the second phase of statewide reopening will proceed as planned Monday.
Some city park amenities and all recreational pool facilities statewide will be permitted to reopen at partial capacity and with restrictions Friday.
Arkansas restaurants will be permitted to reopen their dining rooms at 33% of normal guest capacity May 11, with mandatory procedures for mask wearing, cleaning and social distancing.
Arkansas hospitals and clinics were permitted to resume offering some outpatient elective procedures Monday, and Gov. Hutchinson will announce more reopening decisions this week.
At least 670 inmates at Cummins Unit maximum security prison have tested positive for COVID-19, and 33.9% of confirmed cases in Arkansas have been linked to the state prison system.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Friday that his goal is to begin lifting coronavirus-related restrictions in Arkansas by May 4, five days after the state’s projected peak in resource use.
By order of the governor, Arkansas public K-12 schools will remain closed through the remainder of the school year to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
At least 55 homes were destroyed and 22 people were injured by an EF3 tornado that swept through Jonesboro Saturday.
Arkansas has topped 500 cases of COVID-19, as projections show that the state could see 2,000-15,000 hospitalizations and need more than 500 ventilators.
In hopes of getting an amendment for recreational marijuana on the ballot in November, some volunteers have invested their time in gathering signatures.