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    Rutledge’s Statement on Jefferson Regional Medical Provider’s Death from COVID-19


    April 19, 2020

    LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge issued a statement following the news of a Jefferson Regional medical provider who passed away due to COVID-19.

    “It was devastating to learn today that Arkansas has lost its first health-care worker as a result of this pandemic,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “In this time of uncertainty, I send my prayers to the family, friends and community at Jefferson Regional for the medical provider who sacrificed everything to serve and protect patients. I ask everyone in the State to take a moment to prayerfully thank those medical providers who are continuing to serve and protect Arkansans as we fight this together.”

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