Arkansas Prison Workers Lagging on Shots; Low Rates Viewed As Risk to Inmates

May 14, 2021
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Arkansas Democrat Gazette of more than 4,700 Arkansas Department of Corrections employees, an estimated 42% have received at least one shot, an agency spokeswoman said. The agency’s leader set a goal of vaccinating 80% of employees after shots were offered on Jan. 5.