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Little Rock COVID-19 task force considers how hospitals can re-open

How can hospitals and clinics in Little Rock safely open in Arkansas in the coming months? That was the question of the hour on Thursday before the Little Rock COVID-19 Task Force, which is comprised of the leaders of most of Little Rock's major hospitals.
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Little Rock loses out on ventilator purchase; task force talks surge plan

Little Rock's major hospitals have a collective "surge plan" and any child care operation the Little Rock School District develops for hospital workers would be staffed only with district employees who volunteer were among the topics discussed at the city's COVID-19 Task Force meeting on Monday.
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Task force talks LRSD help for child care for health care workers, rapid-turn-around test

The Little Rock School District is moving forward with plans to utilize some of its staff and school buildings to provide day camps for the children of health care workers in Central Arkansas. LRSD Superintendent Mike Poore appeared before the city of Little Rock COVID-19 Task Force on Friday to update the group on his progress. The task force also heard about a new rapid turnaround coronavirus blood test, discussed overflow plans and ways to create more protective equipment.

LR coronavirus task force discusses lack of testing swabs, developing pre-screening phone number

UAMS, the Arkansas Department of Health and others are ramping up their COVID-19 testing capabilities, but a shortage of testing swabs is creating bottleneck in the process, members of the city of Little Rock's COVID-19 Task Force discussed Wednesday afternoon. The swab shortage is a national problem.
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