Walgreens now offers updated boosters to eligible individuals following authorization from the FDA and new guidance from the CDC.
The CDC signed off on the approval from the agency’s independent vaccine advisers that recommended an updated coronavirus vaccine booster this fall.
Crops except for corn remained steady, and losses in forestry production were offset by Paycheck Protection Program loans.
The Arkansas Department of Health also reported no new virus deaths in South Arkansas.
Bryan Mader, assistant professor and health specialist for the Division of Agriculture, said transmission of COVID-19 is again on the rise in Arkansas and elsewhere.
The local figure is down from the 617 active cases reported last week. The state’s totals have dropped significantly; there were more than 102,000 active cases last week.
Since figures have been tallied, there have been a total of 4,702 cases reported in Clark County, with 66 Covid-related deaths. There have been a total of 9,498 deaths in Arkansas, according to ADH; that number has increased by 61 deaths since last week.