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NE Arkansas school districts reporting COVID-19 cases

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Published: Mar. 15, 2021 at 7:52 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2021 at 8:06 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Just days after the start of a new school year, several Northeast Arkansas school districts have begun reporting positive COVID-19 cases among their students and faculty.

As of Thursday, Sept. 16, the following districts are reporting at least 5 active confirmed cases, according to the Arkansas Department of Health, or have otherwise communicated COVID cases on their campuses. These numbers do not include quarantine numbers unless otherwise noted:

Baxter County

  • ASU Mountain Home: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 5 active cases, 12 cumulative cases
  • Mountain Home School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 13 active cases, 16 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 86 cumulative student cases.

Clay County

  • Corning School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 8 active cases, 41 cumulative cases
  • Piggott School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 17 active cases, 45 cumulative cases
  • Rector School District: As of Sept. 9, ADH reports 8 active cases, 22 cumulative cases

Cleburne County

  • Concord School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 8 active cases, 0 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 15 cumulative student cases.
  • Greers Ferry Westside School District: As of Sept. 6, ADH reports 9 active cases, 20 cumulative cases
  • Heber Springs School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 14 active cases, 11 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 64 cumulative student cases.
  • Quitman School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 10 active cases, 25 cumulative cases.

Craighead County

  • ASU-Newport Jonesboro: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 7 active cases, 29 cumulative cases
  • Arkansas State University-Jonesboro: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 17 active cases, 11 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 39 cumulative student cases.
  • Buffalo Island Central School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 10 active cases, 30 cumulative cases
  • Bay School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 6 active cases, 5 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 17 cumulative student cases.
  • Brookland School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 26 active cases, 5 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 119 cumulative student cases.
  • Jonesboro School District: As As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 47 active cases, 21 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 206 cumulative student cases.
  • Nettleton School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 19 active cases, 15 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 83 cumulative student cases.
  • Riverside School District: As of Sept. 9, ADH reports 6 active cases, 19 cumulative cases
  • Westside School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 28 active cases, 14 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 69 cumulative student cases.
  • Valley View School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 11 active cases, 48 cumulative cases

Crittenden County

  • Marion School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 28 active cases, 26 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 173 cumulative student cases.
  • West Memphis School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 56 active cases, 18 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 147 cumulative student cases.

Cross County

  • Cross County School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 15 active cases, 43 cumulative cases
  • Wynne School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 14 active cases, 20 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 55 cumulative student cases.

Fulton County

  • Mammoth Spring School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 9 active cases, 17 cumulative total
  • Salem School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 9 active cases, 31 cumulative total
  • Viola School District: As of Sept. 6, ADH reports 7 active cases, 0 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 9 student cases

Greene County

  • Crowley’s Ridge Academy: As of Sept. 9, ADH reports 5 active cases, 10 cumulative cases
  • Greene County Tech School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 52 active cases, 24 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 132 cumulative student cases.
  • Marmaduke School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 9 active cases, 6 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 36 cumulative student cases.
  • Paragould School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 39 active cases, 13 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 145 cumulative student cases.

Independence County

  • Batesville School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 13 active cases, 11 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 71 cumulative student cases.
  • Lyon College: As of Sept. 6, ADH reports 6 active cases, 26 cumulative cases
  • Midland School District: As of Sept. 9, ADH reports 8 active cases, 22 cumulative cases
  • Southside School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 20 active cases, 52 cumulative cases

Izard County

  • Melbourne School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 5 active cases, 10 cumulative cases

Jackson County

  • ASU - Newport: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 6 active cases, 17 cumulative cases
  • Jackson County School District: As of Sept. 6, ADH reports 7 active cases, 25 cumulative cases
  • Newport School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 14 active cases, 6 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 59 cumulative student cases.

Lawrence County

  • Hoxie School District: As of Sept. 19, ADH reports 11 active cases, 48 cumulative cases
  • Lawrence County School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 20 active cases, 14 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 62 cumulative student cases.

Mississippi County

  • Arkansas Northeastern College: As of Sept. 6, ADH reports 6 active cases, 10 cumulative cases
  • Armorel School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 7 active cases, 20 cumulative cases
  • Blytheville School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 9 active cases, 10 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 43 cumulative student cases.
  • Gosnell School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 12 active cases, 9 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 32 cumulative student cases.
  • Manila School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 11 active cases, 5 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 47 cumulative student cases.
  • Osceola School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 14 active cases, 37 cumulative cases
  • Rivercrest School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 26 active cases, 11 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 49 cumulative student cases.

Poinsett County

  • East Poinsett County School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 7 active cases, 6 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 30 cumulative student cases.
  • Harrisburg School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 22 active cases, 14 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 60 cumulative student cases.
  • Marked Tree School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 10 active cases, 26 cumulative cases
  • Trumann School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 28 active cases, 5 cumulative faculty/staff cases, 50 cumulative cases

Randolph County

  • Black River Technical College, Pocahontas: As of Sept. 9, ADH reports 5 active cases, 9 cumulative cases
  • Maynard School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 6 active cases, 0 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 11 cumulative student cases.
  • Pocahontas School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 23 active cases, 12 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 97 cumulative student cases.

St. Francis County

  • East Arkansas Community College, Forrest City: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 5 active cases, 6 cumulative student cases, 9 cumulative cases
  • Forrest City School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 19 active cases, 75 cumulative cases

Sharp County

  • Cave City School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 8 active cases, 38 cumulative cases
  • Highland School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 27 active cases, 7 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 64 cumulative student cases.

Stone County

  • Mountain View School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 12 active cases, 52 cumulative cases

White County

  • Beebe School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 16 active cases, 5 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 54 cumulative student cases.
  • Bald Knob School District: As of Sept. 6, ADH reports 5 active cases, 0 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 22 cumulative student cases.
  • Bradford School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 5 active cases, 17 cumulative cases
  • Harding Academy: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 6 active cases, 17 cumulative cases
  • Harding University in Searcy: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 77 active cases, 7 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 56 cumulative student cases.
  • Pangburn School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 11 active case, 7 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 26 cumulative student cases.
  • Riverview School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 5 active cases, 7 cumulative faculty/staff cases and 21 cumulative student cases.
  • Rose Bud School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 10 active cases, 36 cumulative cases
  • Searcy School District: As of Sept. 16, ADH reports 18 active cases, 14 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 133 cumulative student cases.
  • White County Central School District: As of Sept. 9, ADH reports 12 active cases, 8 cumulative faculty/staff cases, and 23 cumulative student cases.

Woodruff County

  • Augusta School District: As of Sept. 9, ADH reports 8 active cases, 22 cumulative cases
  • McCrory School District: As of Sept. 6, ADH reports 5 active cases, 15 cumulative cases

Region 8 News will endeavor to update this list as data and information become available.

To help parents ensure their child’s safety, the Arkansas Department of Health provides a report each Monday and Thursday on educational institutions in the state with five or more cases reported.

The ADH report not only includes public and private school districts but also colleges and universities around the state.

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