By Mary Hightower UA System Division of Agriculture
Arkansas Department of Health
Arkansas School Districts with high community rates reflect uncontrolled spread; up from 150 a week ago to 182
LITTLE ROCK ? There are now 182 Arkansas school districts that have had 50 or more new known COVID-19 infections per 10,000 district residents over a 14-day period — up from 150 a week ago — which is a new record high for the second week in a row, the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement said Wednesday, December 23. Forty-one school districts were added to the list this week, and 132 remained on the list.
The Clay County Quorum Court met on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7 p.m. at the Western District Courthouse in Corning. All were in attendance with the exception of Justice Jody Henderson. Some items on the agenda were the matters of passing Ordinance 2020- 16 - the 2021 Budget and an emergency ordinance, Ordinance 2020-17 creating the official position of county jail healthcare provider. The panel also discussed filling the position of a library board member.
LITTLE ROCK - On Thursday, Dec. 17, ACHI reported there are now 150 Arkansas school districts that have had 50 or more new known COVID-19 infections per 10,000 district residents over a 14-day period, up from 113 a week ago and a new record high, the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement said Thursday. Forty-three school districts were added to the list this week, and 107 remained on the list.