COVID-19 Information

Experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19?

Visit UAMS Health Now.

If your child is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, call 1-800-743-3616 to speak with an Arkansas Children’s pediatric nurse. Nursing staff will be available for questions and phone screenings 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Helpful Numbers

The Arkansas Department of Health and each of Little Rock’s hospitals that are on the front lines of the COVID-19 response have activated call centers at each of their facilities. These call centers are designed to answer questions and conduct phone screenings. Click here to see the full list of helpful phone numbers.

Best Practices

Everyone is reminded to take the following measures to protect themselves and help prevent the spread of the virus: 

  • practice good hand washing
  • cover coughs and sneezes
  • avoid touching your face
  • get your annual flu shot
  • stay home when you are sick 

City of Little Rock COVID-19 Updates and Information

The City of Little Rock is under a daily curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. as a measure to help curb gatherings of people at night spots where coronavirus could be easily spread. In addition, youth under the age of 18 are expected to abide by the already existing day curfew ordinance from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Curfew FAQs

State and federal health officials have repeatedly advised that social distancing is an important step to take towards preventing the spread of this highly contagious virus. In an effort to protect public safety, the City of Little Rock has implemented measures aimed at minimizing exposure.

Meals for Students During School Closures

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced schools statewide will be closed through April 17th. Many students receive their only weekday meals from the schools they attend. Additionally, some schools also send weekend meal items with students on Fridays. To keep those students from being hungry during the mandatory school closures, the City of Little Rock worked with several community partners have developed a feeding plan.

For the details and meal sites click here.

Modified Operations/Closings

City buildings will close to the public starting Wednesday, March 18. As a reminder, this includes all community centers; the Jim Dailey Fitness and Aquatic Center; the Little Rock Zoo; golf courses and tennis facilities.

Residents and businesses are encouraged to handle business online and city staff will be on hand to respond. Those needing to make payments may do so at


The City of Little Rock and its partners are seeking volunteers for a variety of needs in our community related to the COVID-19 response, including helping pass out & assembling sack meals.

To sign-up, go HERE and scroll down to “HELPING THE COVID-19 RESPONSE.”

Economic Injury Disaster Loan program to aid businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19

Economic Injury Disaster Loan program to aid businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19


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