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State health department reports first pediatric flu death of the season

The flu intensity level in Arkansas is still “very high."
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Arkansas flu spread remains ‘very high,’ health department tallies 55 deaths so far

Nearly 75% of the people who died have been unvaccinated, according to the state health department.

Arkansas flu spread ‘very high,’ seasonal deaths reach 40

The flu is so far trending in a similar way to years past. If it continues, illnesses will likely mellow out by mid-March.

Water issues persist around the state after winter storm

Dozens of boil orders have been issued since Jan. 15, when winter weather started in Arkansas. Stone County has had its water shut off since Sunday, and the National Guard just arrived in Helena-West Helena with a water truck.

Arkansas seasonal flu deaths up to 20

Compared to previous years, flu-related deaths are down. By mid-January 2023, the Arkansas Department of Health had reported 122 flu deaths.

Health department reports 4 new flu deaths, bringing seasonal total to 18

Flu spread in Arkansas is high, according to the ADH report.

COVID-19 isn't back, it just never left

More than 200 COVID-19-related hospitalizations were reported to the Arkansas Department of Health in the last seven days.

Arkansas flu deaths up to 14, spread intensifies

Flu spread in Arkansas is currently the highest it's been since October, according to a report from the state health department.

Flu spread in Arkansas jumps to ‘high,’ health department reports 6 deaths so far this season

Just in time for holiday travel.

Arkansas organizations fighting food insecurity can now win a $10,000 grant

Arkansas is ranked worst in the country for food insecurity, and the Arkansas Minority Health Commission is working to do something about it. Four grants will be awarded to organizations fighting food deserts across the state.

Health department reports flu spread is intensifying, three deaths since October

More than 500 positive cases of the flu have been reported since Oct. 1, according to the Arkansas Department of Health.

Department of Health reports second flu death in Arkansas

The Department of Health has given the current flu spread in Arkansas a ranking of "low."