COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Dashboard

For {COUNTY} County, the recommendation is 

based on the following statistics:

  • Cases per 100k: 1.00
  • Positive test rate: 1.00
  • Vaccinated (1+ dose): 1.00

A rationale for the criteria:
In-person gatherings and worship are not recommended if the “cases per 100k” benchmark is above 75 or if the “cases per 100k” benchmark is above 25 AND the “positive test rate” benchmark is above 10 percent.


This data is provided by CovidActNow.org under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. Data from the CovidActNow API used here may differ slightly from the data reported on their website due to differences in their update schedule for their website and API. If you have any issues with this dashboard, please contact Jacob Turner at jacob.turner@arumc.org.

Legal Disclaimer
Michelle Ator, Chancellor for the Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church, has provided COVID-19 legal advice for trustees.

In accordance with The Discipline, The Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church cannot direct the actions of the trustees of a local church. In the strongest terms, however, the Conference urges all local church leaders to make themselves familiar with Arkansas Department of Health and CDC guidelines and to put them into practice immediately, if they have not already done so.

Local church trustees are reminded that The Discipline provides that subject to the discretion of the charge conference, they have supervision, oversight and care of all property of the local church. Under Arkansas law, this includes the responsibility to see that church premises are used in a reasonably safe manner. Trustees are urged to take reasonable steps to maintain the health of staff, members and visitors, including following current guidelines with respect to COVID-19 precautions.

For guidance, please vising the Safe Church Reopening Guidance page and Frequently Asked Questions page.

Legal Disclaimer
Michelle Ator, Chancellor for the Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church, has provided COVID-19 legal advice for trustees.

In accordance with The Discipline, The Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church cannot direct the actions of the trustees of a local church. In the strongest terms, however, the Conference urges all local church leaders to make themselves familiar with Arkansas Department of Health and CDC guidelines and to put them into practice immediately, if they have not already done so.

Local church trustees are reminded that The Discipline provides that subject to the discretion of the charge conference, they have supervision, oversight and care of all property of the local church. Under Arkansas law, this includes the responsibility to see that church premises are used in a reasonably safe manner. Trustees are urged to take reasonable steps to maintain the health of staff, members and visitors, including following current guidelines with respect to COVID-19 precautions.