Arkansas PBS to address COVID-19 questions in ‘Arkansans Ask’

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Arkansas PBS is dedicated to bringing Arkansans the most essential information on current public events. As concern and cases of the new coronavirus increase across the state, Arkansas PBS will examine the impact of this crisis in “Arkansans Ask: COVID-19” airing Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m.

A panel of experts will share need-to-know information about COVID-19 and how the state is responding. Panelists will include: Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, director of immunizations and outbreak response for the Arkansas Department of Health; Dr. Steppe Mette, CEO of UAMS Health; and Dr. Joe Thompson, president/CEO of Arkansas Center for Health Improvement. Steve Barnes will host.

Viewer questions and comments will be addressed during the live broadcast at 800-662-2386, or on Twitter with #ARAsk.

Arkansas PBS is Arkansas’s only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. Arkansas PBS delivers daily, essential, local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through multiple digital platforms, including on-demand services and YouTube TV, and the distinct channels Arkansas PBS, Arkansas PBS Create, Arkansas PBS KIDS, Arkansas PBS WORLD and Arkansas PBS AIRS on SAP. Members with Arkansas PBS Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. Arkansas PBS depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at Arkansas PBS is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).

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