Gov. Hutchinson Sets Lofty Vaccination Goal

May 5, 2021


Gov. Hutchinson Sets Lofty Vaccination Goal

Arkansas Department of Health

Governor Asa Hutchinson is looking to have over 50 percent of Arkansans vaccinated with at least the first dose (preferably both) of the COVID-19 vaccine within the next 90 days.

  • Way ahead of you: About 1/3 of Arkansans have already received the first dose, leaving around 500,000 others still to be vaccinated by August 2 - 90 days from now - to hit 50%.
  • Quote: “We’re going to have to work hard. It’s going to be a big challenge for us. … We’re going to have to pick up our rate of vaccination,” Gov. Hutchinson said Tuesday during his weekly COVID press briefing.

This will be the Gov's last weekly COVID briefing, as he is transitioning to a news update moving forward. You can find more info HERE.

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