Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discusses a number of stories that have appeared on the website recently, including a report about the healthcare workers who have died during the pandemic and another about the years-long discussion to direct truck traffic away from Garrison Avenue in Fort Smith.
With a rise in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, Mercy Fort Smith and Mercy Northwest Arkansas are proactively reaching out to patients and asking them to consider becoming plasma donors. Convalescent plasma may contain antibodies that may help patients fighting the virus. Donors need to be fully recovered for 28 days before donating plasma.
This week, voters in Sebastian County voted to end a tax that created about $6 million annually for the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, talks about that and about two elements of the economy doing better than expected during the pandemic.
This week, Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discusses the latest expansion move from the Arkansas Colleges for Health Education and the possible move of another Confederate statue.