COVID-19 Updates

Covid-19 Updates
Posted on 03/13/2020

“In order to be as efficient and effective as possible during this crisis, we have decided that the best means of disseminating accurate and constantly updated information is to provide our citizens with what we think are the most informed websites. The website links below cover both federal and state assistance programs, Arkansas Department of Health, Mayor Smith's addresses, and press releases.  

We hope this information is useful. Please stay safe and follow the COVID-19 rules.” 

Mayor Joe Smith

Mayor Joe Smith discusses COVID-19 and the city's response in his most recent address to the city.

Mayor Joe Smith's Sixteenth Address on COVID 19 July 30, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Fifteenth Address on COVIC 19 July 10, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Fourteenth Address on COVID 19 June 26, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Thirteenth Address on COVID 19 June 18, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Twelfths Address on COVID 19, June 11, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Eleventh Address on COVID 19 June 5, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Tenth Address on COVID 19 May 27, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Ninth Address on COVID 19 May 22, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Eighth Address on COVID-19  May 14, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Seventh Address on COVID-19 
May 8, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Sixth Address on COVID-19  May 1, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Fifth Address on COVID-19  April 23, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Fourth Address on COVID-19  April 17, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Third Address on COVID-19  April 10, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's Second Address on COVID-19  April 1, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's First Address on COVID-19  March 26, 2020

These websites cover both federal and state assistance programs for small businesses and unemployment claims. They are updated daily.

Arkansas Division of Workforce Services created a new informational website at Additionally, their unemployment hotline is now open from Monday-Saturday 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM CT at (844) 908-2178.

Arkansas 30 Day Fund

Department of Commerce/Arkansas Economic Development Commission

For information on the Federal Payroll Protection Plan (PPP)

COVID-19 Business Toolkit

UAMS Health, the Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Children's, and other health care providers and state agencies are working together to address the COVID-19 pandemic in Arkansas. 

Click here for COVID-19 Health Care Resources in Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Health

Find a COVID-19 Testing Site

FAQs to Prepare Your Home and Children

North Little Rock Restaurants With Delivery Or Curbside Pickup Service

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Mayor Smith's Press Releases

Pools and Splash Pad Opening May 14, 2020

Courts and City Offices Opening May 14, 2020

Pavilions and Club Houses Opening May 14, 2020

Mayor Joe Smith's COVID-19 Statement. March 26, 2020

City offices closed to visitors. Staff remains available electronically and by phone.  March 20, 2020

Emergency Proclamation  March 16, 2020

North Little Rock Closures. March 12, 2020