Day: March 17, 2020

Area Hospitals, Health Organizations Continue To Update Information on the COVID-19 Virus

by: Scott McCaulley As the CoronaVirus continues to spread, Area Hospitals and Health Departments continue to keep information updated through the social media and websites. Below are links to some of the websites with information available from Lakes Area Hospitals and Organizations: Taney County Health Department Stone County Health Department North Arkansas Regional Medical Center …

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NARMC Restricting Visitors, Setting Up Viral Testing Clinic

Press Releases Out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our community and healthcare personnel, North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) is restricting all visitors until further notice. NARMC’s top priority is keeping our community healthy and safe as we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, …

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CBCO Urges Donors to Give Blood While Blood Drives Are Being Cancelled Around the Region

Press Release Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO), the sole supplier of blood and plasma to patients at more than 40 area healthcare facilities, is urging healthy individuals to continue to donate blood at an upcoming CBCO donor center or blood drive in the region. They are calling on donors and community partners to …

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Arkansas Courts Reducing Schedules Due to CoronaVirus Concerns

by: Philip Launius and Matt Sharp, KTLO Several counties in North Central Arkansas are being affected by courts cancelling due to COVID-19. Baxter County District Court Judge Jason Duffy has announced all appearances set for the next three weeks in his court will be moved to May due to concern over the nationwide coronavirus outbreak. …

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Area Not-For-Profit Reminds People Don’t Forget the Poor During the CoronaVirus Outbreak

by: Scott McCaulley The CoronaVirus Outbreak has impacted many people and the effects are only just beginning according to the head of one area Not-For-Profit Organization. Bryan Stallings of Elevate Branson appeared with Scott McCaulley on the “Janet and Friends” Program on KRZK Monday morning and said that even though the operations of the non-profit …

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Food Bank of NCA Helping Schools Feed Kids During School Closures

by: Brad Haworth, KTLO With the closure of schools in Arkansas due to the coronavirus, many students who normally get assistance with food for the weekends won’t have to worry about meals during the downtime. The Food Bank of North Central Arkansas is working with the schools in its nine-county service area to make sure …

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Bull Shoals Police Offers Assistance to City Residents with Deliveries During CoronaVirus Outbreak

From: KTLO The Bull Shoals Police Department is offering citizens assistance in an attempt to ease the minds of those possibly shut in at their residences due to the continued threat of coronavirus (COVID-19). Officers will pick up and deliver medications from Lakeside Pharmacy and small orders from Harps in Bull Shoals. Bull Shoals law …

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