CDC Team Leader Discusses COVID-19 Mission in Northwest Arkansas

Jun 29, 2020

About two weeks ago, the Arkansas Department of Health requested help from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as COVID-19 cases surged in both the Latino and Marshallese communities that reside in Northwest Arkansas. The CDC team has been tasked with analyzing the chains of transmission within those groups and providing mitigation recommendations for the state. We speak with Arkansas CDC Team Leader Angela Hernandez about how they've been gathering information and data.