COVID-19: Texarkana Area Update

Arkansas Hospitalizations and Deaths Spiking Again
(AP) — Arkansas has reported a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths. The Department of Health on Wednesday said the number of hospitalized coronavirus patients rose by 101 to 1,313. However, a department spokeswoman said part of the increase was due to some hospitalizations not included in …
Texas/Arkansas Decrease in Hospitalizations - Texarkana COVID
(AP) — Hospitalizations in Arkansas for COVID-19 have dropped for the third consecutive day, a sign of hope for a state health care system that’s been strained due to a surge in coronavirus cases. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported that on Saturday, there were 1,272 Arkansas residents hospitaliz…
Free Testing is Back in Bowie County - Texarkana COVID Numbers
Free COVID-19 testing Has returned to the Texarkana-Bowie County Family Health Center as of today, August 27. Testing hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Monday through Saturday. Walk-ins are accepted, or individuals can preregister at allamericantesting.com. For more information, call (214) 556-…
Texarkana COVID-19 By-The-Numbers for August 20
(AP) — Three parents have filed a lawsuit challenging a northwest Arkansas school district's decision to require face masks. The parents sued Wednesday over the Bentonville School District's mandate. They argue that the local school board had no authority to impose the requirement. The district appr…
Back to School Sees New Record AR Hospitalizations
The ups and downs of the COVID-19 numbers in the State of Arkansas continue to vary greatly, one day the hospitalizations are down a bit the next it's a new record being set. According to the Associated Press, Arkansas has reached another new record for COVID-19 hospitalizations as thousands are stu…
AR Hospitalizations Drop First Time in a Week
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A growing number of Arkansas hospitals are requiring their staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. CHI St. Vincent, St. Bernards Healthcare System, NEA Baptist and Conway Regional Health System announced the vaccine requirements for staff on Thursday as the state's COVID-19…

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