Harrison Mayor Jerry Jackson and Boone County Judge Robert Hathaway said in a statement they were notified Thursday evening of a positive case of coronavirus in Harrison.
"No additional information has been provided to local officials at this time," the statement said. "However, we are communicating with the Department of Health and medical leaders within our community. As more information is released, we will provide that information to our community. With the release of this information, we strongly encourage our citizens and area residents to remain calm and practice social distancing measures as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control, Arkansas Department of Health and our local healthcare experts."
For questions about COVID-19 you may call the Arkansas Department of Health Call Center at 1-800-803- 7847, email the Arkansas Department of Health at ADH.CoronaVirus@arkansas.gov or contact North Arkansas Regional Medical Center at (870) 414-4010, the statement said.