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Batesville business provides comfortable shoes for nurses, doctors on front lines of COVID-19 battle

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Comfortable shoes are a luxury when you’re a doctor or nurse on the COVID-19 front line. Some of those on the local front line “walked” into a surprise gift recently when a downtown Batesville business, Natural State Running, donated 40 pairs of shoes, valued at...

Melton joins Diagnostic Clinic staff at WRMC

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White River Health System (WRHS) recently announced the addition of Whitney Melton, APRN, to the staff at the Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC located at 3443 Harrison Street in Batesville. Whitney has 15 years of experience in healthcare at WRHS as roles including Patient Care Technician...

Hutchinson: Deferring to local police on mask order

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor says he's deferring to local police and county sheriff's departments on how they'll enforce a new order requiring people to wear masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Some sheriffs in the state said Friday they...

COVID-19 today: Independence joins list of counties with 20 or more new cases

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Featured image: Gov. Asa Hutchinson at Friday's COVID-19 statewide briefing.   During the past 24 hours, 848 coronavirus cases in Arkansas have been reported, according to officials at Friday afternoon’s statewide COVID-19 briefing from Gov. Asa Hutchinson. That figure brings the total number to 59,583 cases. Eleven counties...

WRHS CEO: Local COVID-19 testing available to those meeting criteria

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Gary Paxson, CEO and president of White River Health System (WRHS), visited with White River Now's Chad Whiteaker yesterday afternoon concerning local COVID-19 testing at White River Medical Center (WRMC) and other WRHS affiliates throughout the region. WRMC currently has drive-up testing capability at the...

Arkansas reports record COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas saw a state record-setting 42 deaths and 861 hospitalizations of people with COVID-19 on the day a newly formed state coronavirus task force met for the first time. Gov. Asa Hutchinson says the state had 1,308 new cases Monday....

WRHS announces organizational changes to counter COVID-19 impact

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In a Thursday afternoon release, White River Health System (WRHS) announced steps toward securing the future of the organization as a locally governed, independent healthcare provider for the region. The organizational adjustments announced included a 25 percent reduction in the WRHS Leadership Team (Vice...

SCMC Pain Management Clinic moves to a new location

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The SCMC Pain Management Clinic is now located at 105 Case Commons Drive in Mountain View.  The clinic is located in the same building as the Stone County Family Medicine Clinic. Dr. Ronald Tilley and APRN Dee Meeler (pictured) provide outpatient treatment to relieve chronic...

LISTEN: Dr. Jeff Angel visits with White River Now about virus spread in county

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To listen to White River Now's entire conversation with Dr. Jeff Angel, scroll to the player at the bottom of this article. Longtime Batesville surgeon, Dr. Jeff Angel, recently visited with White River Now about the continuing spread of the coronavirus, particularly in the north...

WRHS CEO talks to White River Now about organizational changes related to COVID-19 crisis

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In an interview with White River Now's Chad Whiteaker, White River Health System President and CEO Gary Paxson (pictured above) said the organization, like all other health care providers, is having to enact organizational changes to counter the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis. On...

Beginning Monday, Walmart, Sam’s Club to require masks for all customers at U.S. stores.

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Beginning Monday, Walmart, the Bentonville-based retail giant, will join other retailers such as Best Buy and Costco in requiring customers to wear a mask or face covering due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a Wednesday release, Walmart said about 65 percent of its more than...