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Arkansas Physician Warns of Dire Consequences for School Districts with No Mask Mandates

Dr. Joe Thompson leads Arkansas Center for Health Improvement in Little Rock.

Over a third of school districts in the Arkansas have mandated masks for students, teachers and staff so far, leaving a majority of school populations at risk during the COVID-19 Delta variant surge gripping the nation. Arkansas Center for Health Improvement chief Dr. Joe Thompson says masks are an easy, safe and reliable solution to saving lives. 

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
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