COVID-19 Information for Arkansas

The State of Arkansas is proactively responding to an outbreak of COVID-19. State and Federal health officials urge social distancing, good hand hygiene, covering coughs and staying home if you are sick.

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit the Arkansas Department of Health website.

March 30, 2020: 473 Confirmed Positive Test Results. Watch today's press conference for more updates.



Updates from Governor Hutchinson

Executive Orders

  • 03/26/2020 - EO 20-11
    Executive Order to Establish the Arkansas Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Steering Committee
  • 03/26/2020 - EO 20-10
    Amending EO-20-03 Regarding the Public Health Emergency Concerning COVID-19 for the Purpose of Restricting Gatherings to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19.
  • 03/25/2020 - EO 20-09
    Amending EO-20-03 for the Purpose of Extending the State Individual Tax Filing Deadline as a Result of COVID-19
  • 03/20/2020 - EO 20-08
    Amending EO-20-03 for the Purpose of Ordering Funds Released to Defray Program and Administrative Costs Associated with COVID-19
  • 03/19/2020 - EO 20-07
    An Executive Order to Provide Funding from the Hazard Mitigation Disaster Fund
  • 03/17/2020 - EO 20-06
    Amending EO-20-03 Regarding the Public Health Emergency Concerning COVID-19 for the Purpose of Assisting State Agencies in Rendering Maximum Assistance to the Citizens of Arkansas
  • 03/13/2020 - EO 20-05
    Amending EO 20-03 Regarding Public Health Emergency Concerning COVID-19
  • 03/12/2020 - EO 20-04
    Declaring an Emergency and Ordering the Arkansas Department of Health to Take Action to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
  • 03/11/2020 - EO 20-03
    Declaring an Emergency and Ordering the Arkansas Department of Health to Take Action to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Resources for the Community


State of Arkansas Resources

Our state agencies are developing guidance and resources for Arkansans to stay healthy and make informed choices for themselves and their families. These agencies will continue to update their websites with the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.

Arkansas Department of Health
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
Arkansas Department of Military
Arkansas Department of Agriculture
Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism

Previous Press Conferences

LIVE: Governor Hutchinson To Provide COVID-19 Update to Media (03.29.20)

Governor Hutchinson To Provide COVID-19 Update to Media (03.28.20)

LIVE: Governor Hutchinson Signs Legislation Establishing the COVID-19 Rainy Day Fund


U.S. and Global Information

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) leads the U.S. response. The World Health Organization (WHO) guides the global response.

Information from CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Information from WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Updated on March 30th, 2020 04:44PM