Governor Hutchison announced the re-opening of restaurants for limited dine in service, phase one on May 11th.  (33 percent of capacity) Some of the following guidelines include… Reservations encouraged, daily staff screenings, physical distancing between patrons and tables, face coverings, gloves for staff,   pre-order when possible, no groups of over 10 people, no self service (buffets and salad bars), senior hour encouraged, frequent hand washing, cleaning and disinfecting of tables and menus after each meal, bars and entertainment within restaurants prohibited.

The Arkansas Ready for Business 15 million dollar grant program is established to offset expenses associated with ensuring the health and safety of employees and patrons.