New cases of COVID-19 are rising sharply in children, while older and more highly vaccinated age groups are experiencing the opposite trend.
Deaths and hospitalizations from COVID-19 are rising sharply as the delta variant of the coronavirus tears throughout the state.
As of Monday, there were 3,684 active cases of COVID-19 in public school districts across Arkansas, and 7,299 had been reported since Aug. 1, according to public health data.
The healthcare crisis spurred by the spread of the virulent delta variant in Arkansas reached new heights Tuesday, as Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced that every ICU bed in the state allotted for COVID-19 patients was full.
Amid a crushing surge of COVID-19 cases that have left hospitals across Arkansas overrun with seriously ill patients, the UA System Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to require masks indoors on all system campuses.
COVID-19 vaccine administration in Arkansas rose substantially for the first time in months Tuesday, as active cases neared 20,000 in the state.
The ADH reported over 15,000 active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas Wednesday, as Arkansas’ vaccination rate remains low.
Former Razorback defensive end Jake Bequette announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate on Monday.
Whitney Williams, a UA senior, became the first baton twirler to claim the Miss Arkansas title on June 19.
Active COVID-19 cases fell to 1,939 Monday, and have been hovering around 2,000 since late March.
Nearly 29% of the total U.S. population is fully immunized against COVID-19, while just 22% of the Arkansas population is.
Transgender individuals in Arkansas are expressing disappointment, anger and fear for the future amid a slew of anti-transgender legislation passed or proposed in the General Assembly this session.
The FDA has asked states to put Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution on pause.
With a 96-32 vote Tuesday, Arkansas state legislators overturned Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s veto of House Bill 1570, which prohibits doctors from providing gender affirming care to transgender minors.
Republican lawmakers are likely to overturn the veto of HB1570, which passed the state House of Representatives 70-22 on March 11.
By Monday, state health officials had administered over 1.2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as active cases fell to just over 1,600.
While Arkansas’ statewide mask mandate has ended, local elected officials and business owners are free to set individual policies.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson is set to lift the mask mandate at the end of March, while the state of emergency declared because of the ongoing pandemic will be in effect for another two months.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said positive trends in case numbers, hospitalizations, vaccinations and testing lead him to believe he will lift the mandate as planned in nine days.
Arkansans across the state are raising awareness for period poverty through menstrual product drives, monetary donations and legislative bills.
Eligible UA community members included in Phases 1-A, 1-B or 1-C can now make vaccine appointments at Pat Walker Health Center or other participating facilities.
Eligible members of the UA community can now make appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the Pat Walker Health Center.
A state legislation, which includes no exceptions for rape or incest, is designed to force a challenge of the Roe v. Wade landmark precedent.
New groups eligible under Phase 1-B can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine, including postal workers, some government employees, Arkansans working in manufacturing, grocery store employees and others.
Around 49,000 new Arkansans are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine under Phase 1-B of the Arkansas rollout.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson eased virus-related directives Friday, citing an ongoing decrease in active cases and an increase in vaccinations statewide.
Active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas are continuing on a downward trend that started in early January.
Local daters have turned to online dating, at-home meetups and strict COVID-19 testing regimens in an attempt to stay safe while still being active in the dating scene.
As active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas continue on a month-long downward trajectory, over 10% of Arkansans have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
COVID-19 cases in Arkansas are continuing on a downward trajectory as vaccine distribution continues.
Businesses that serve alcohol in Arkansas will continue to be required to close at 11 p.m. for COVID-19 prevention, after a circuit court judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the curfew.
As the U.S. surpassed 25 million cumulative COVID-19 cases, Arkansas health officials continued to distribute the vaccines one week after Phase 1-B began.
In hopes to save their businesses and local nightlife, some Northwest Arkansas bar owners have filed a lawsuit against the statewide COVID-19 curfew mandate.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Monday as the state entered Phase 1-B of the Arkansas Department of Health’s distribution plan.
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.