• The Governor lifted the statewide mask mandate on March 31.
  • On February 26, the state mandated many new directives. First, restaurants and bars may operate at 100% occupancy and are encouraged to continue to offer a safe environment for patrons and employees. Second, the state changed its public health directives to guidelines, making them no longer mandatory. Restaurants may operate at 100% occupancy,  The mask mandate, however, will continue through March 31 but will end if certain conditions are met.
  • The Governor on December 29 extended the coronavirus emergency declaration by another two months as the state reported a new high in hospitalizations from COVID-19. Arkansas has a mask mandate, and is requiring bars, restaurants, and clubs that serve alcohol to close by 11 p.m. in an effort to curb a surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Indoor dining is limited to 66% capacity. This order remains in effect as of March 2.
  • On December 03, 2020, Arkansas is requiring bars, restaurants, and clubs that serve alcohol to close by 11 p.m.
  • On July 16, 2020 the Governor mandated that masks be worn in all public places when physical distancing is not possible. This mandate remains in effect.