Tagged: Coronavirus

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

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Businesses can begin preparing now to apply for assistance under the federal rescue package signed last week by President Trump, but it will be about two weeks before they can turn in their paperwork. read more >

UpliftArkansas.com Launched in Bid to Help Businesses

UpliftArkansas.com Launched in Bid to Help Businesses

As businesses across the state struggle to stay afloat, Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI and the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau have launched an online resource to provide information on Arkansas businesses, restaurants and service providers. read more >

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

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Arkansas Commerce Secretary Mike Preston says the COVID-19 pandemic is an “unprecedented” challenge to the state’s economy, but the state is in a good position to cushion the blow to businesses and employees. read more >

The Last Epidemic (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Last Epidemic (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareEditor's Note

Every graph is still showing exponential spread of the coronavirus in the United States. South Korea seems to have been the only country that got ahead of this thing, but that’s easier to do when your land mass is about 70% the size of Arkansas. read more >

When Grieving Is Remote, and Hugs Come by Cell

When Grieving Is Remote, and Hugs Come by Cell

OuttakesHealth CareTechnology & Telecom

Just as it has on American life, COVID-19 is reshaping the American way of death, disrupting yet another industry as families set small graveside services, postpone memorials and in some places turn to cremation rather than burial. read more >

A Bit Too Interesting (Editorial)

Opinion

We are all living in interesting times due to the curse that is COVID-19. A pandemic that knows no borders and has no cure was, until the past few weeks, the stuff of bureaucratic game theory and Hollywood thrillers. read more >