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Posted on: July 5, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s recent statistics likely low

Garland County’s Covid-19 upward trend leveled off according to the past week’s statistics, but County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby said the data that will come out next week should provide a clearer picture.

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Road closure: West Maurice Street

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West Maurice Street, between Central Avenue and Dawer Street, will be closed from 1 – 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, for a community block party. 

Caution signs and barricades will be in place, and motorists are advised to use an alternate ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Construction Requires Lane Closures on Highway 227 in Hot Springs

Construction Requires Lane Closures on Highway 227 in Hot Springs 

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Construction to widen Highway 270 to five lanes in Garland County requires lane closures on Highway 227 in Hot Springs.

Weather permitting, cr...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Free asphalt regrind extended through July

The free asphalt regrind that has been available to the public for pickup in June will continue through July, while supplies last, from 7:30 a.m. – noon, Tuesdays through Thursdays, at 443 Leawood Street.

The City of Hot Springs Street Division w...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Fireworks prohibited inside city limits

 

 Hot Springs Fire Department

 310 Broadway

 Hot Springs, AR  71901

 Edward V. Davis Fire Chief

 501-321-6970

The Hot Springs Fire Department (HSFD) wants to remind residents and guests of Hot Spri...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID statistics continue to rise

Garland County’s COVID-19 statistics are continuing their upward trend, but not as rapidly as previous weeks, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is only meeting as needed during ...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2022

CDAC Public Meeting/Substantial Amendment Notice

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The City of Hot Springs Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard

 

The main agenda item will be approval con...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s active cases double in two weeks

Garland County’s COVID-19 statistics are trending with the rest of the state – rising numbers of new and active cases, but no significant increases of serious illness or death – according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene She...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Hot Springs participating in water bill assistance program

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City of Hot Springs (CHS) water customers can apply for up to $2,000 in payment assistance through the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP).

The CHS Utilities and Utility Billing Services departments registered the City of Hot Springs to ...

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Apply for LIHWAP... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Planning Commission public hearing on July 14

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, to consider the following:

 

  • Intersection of Albert Pike Road and Masters Place - approximately 1748 Al...
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View the full agenda packet after 5pm on 7/8/22 City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Booster shots recommended as active cases and hospitalizations climb

With the continued prevalence of active COVID-19 cases in Garland County, County Health Officer Dr. Shelby is encouraging anyone eligible for a booster shot to get one.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is only meeting as needed during the...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: COVID numbers continue to climb in Garland County

Garland County continues to see rising numbers of COVID-19.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is only meeting as needed during the summer months, but Shelby provides his weekly COVID-19 statistic update electronically to the group on Tuesd...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County sees continued rise in active cases, but none hospitalized

Garland County’s number of active COVID-19 cases has risen for the third-straight week, nearly doubling in the past two weeks, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.  

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is on...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: County seeing ‘gradual uptick’ in COVID cases

After six weeks of stable COVID-19 statistics in Garland County, there seems to be a gradual uptick with last week’s numbers higher than they have been in two months, County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby shared with the Hot Springs/Garland Coun...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Participation requested for Arkansas Outdoor Recreation survey

Arkansas State Parks is seeking online survey responses for its 2022 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).

Every five years, per federal regulations, each state must complete a statewide comprehensive outdoor recreation plan to receive a...

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Take the survey... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Hot Springs 2022 Board of Directors Election Packets available

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The City of Hot Springs 2022 Election Packets are now available for prospective candidates.  

Qualified electors of the City of Hot Springs are encouraged to participate in the election process by running for the at-large position of Mayor or one ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County sees uptick in active cases while other metrics remain flat

Although Garland County’s COVID-19 metrics primarily stayed on the same trajectory as the past five weeks, active cases increased to their highest mark in two months.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did n...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID metrics remain flat

Garland County’s metrics continued at the same rate as the past month for the week of April 24 – May 1, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did no...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID metrics remain flat

Despite statewide increases in new and active COVID-19 cases, for the third straight week Garland County’s metrics continue to be flat, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meet...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID metrics remain stable

The COVID-19 metrics continue to be very stable for Hot Springs and Garland County, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did not convene this week, but Shelby provided...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County ‘in a good place’ with COVID, but rising cases possible

Garland County’s COVID statistics have dropped down to levels not seen in almost two years, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby, but he thinks it is unlikely the pandemic has reached its end.

“There are some comparisons w...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Garland County’s COVID metrics remain low

The COVID-19 metrics for Hot Springs and Garland County continue to look good, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did not convene this week, but Shelby provided his ...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s active cases increase slightly for the second straight week

Following eight weeks of declining active COVID-19 cases in Garland County, the number rose a second straight week.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did not convene this week, but Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby prov...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Active case count increases slightly after eight-week decline

After eight weeks of declining active cases in Garland County, the number rose to 25 as of Monday, March 21, an increase of four from a week prior.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did not convene this week, but Hea...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Active cases and hospitalizations reach low levels

Although some of the area’s COVID-19 statistics continue to fluctuate week to week, the main indicators of the status of the pandemic – the number of active cases and those requiring hospitalization – are staying in steady de...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: COVID statistics continue decline

According to Garland County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby at the Feb. 28 meeting of the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force, “we can be happy where we are at and hopeful this trend will continue and feel good about our community’s response.“

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: New COVID cases and positivity show significant drops

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Garland County’s COVID-19 statistics continued to improve for the week of Feb. 6 – 13, with the positivity rate and active case count both dropping around 50% from the previous week.

Despite these advances, County Health Officer Dr. Gen...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Community facing ‘major crises’ from COVID Delta variant

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With a near ten-fold increase in Garland County’s COVID-19 active cases in the past five weeks, Dr. Gene Shelby gave a stark report at the virtual meeting of the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force meeting on Monday, July 26.

“We’ve gone from 63...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: COVID hospital numbers start to decline

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With the COVID cases in the schools dropping significantly and the hospital numbers starting to decline, Garland County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby shared cautious optimism with the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force at the group’...

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For info on COVID vaccines... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Adair Park Concert Series

The City of Hot Springs Parks & Trails Department will host the Adair Park Concert Series at Kenneth Adair Memorial Park, 358 Central Avenue, on Fridays and Saturdays from  March 4 through Oct. 29, 2022.

Concert times will be between 6 &nd...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID-19 positivity rate and hospitalizations remain high

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Garland County’s COVID-19 positivity rate and hospitalizations remain high as other statistics continue to show signs of a waning omicron surge. 

Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby provided his weekly COVID-19 statistic update for the Hot Sp...

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For info on COVID vaccines... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: COVID numbers suggest peak has passed, but hospitals remain busy

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Garland County's COVID-19 statistics for the week of Jan. 16-23 showed signs that the omicron peak may have passed, but members of the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force remained cautious based on continuing hospital COVID admissions ...

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For info on COVID vaccines... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Despite surge, healthcare, public schools and public services continue

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Garland County's COVID-19 statistics saw some of the highest weekly totals of the pandemic for Jan. 2-9, 2022, but representatives on the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force expressed determination in keeping public schools and essenti...

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For info on COVID vaccines... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Increasing cases, hospitalizations and deaths

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In his weekly report to the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force, Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby shared on Monday, Dec. 27, that there continues to be significant spread of the virus locally as the positivity rate “soared to 31.5%” last week.

For...

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For info on COVID vaccines... City of Hot Springs News Releases