Covid 19 Resource Information

Phase 1 Reopening, May 18, 2020

The City of Bentonville will begin to reopen public lobbies and drive through service beginning May 18, 2020. Citizens are encouraged to continue to conduct as much business online as possible.

The following lobbies will reopen for business beginning May 18, 2020:

• Utility Billing – 117 West Central, first floor of City Hall, Bentonville, AR

• Utility Drive-through, 402 South Main Street, Bentonville, AR

• Municipal Complex 3200 SW Municipal Drive, Bentonville, AR

• Planning and Development - 305 SW A Street, Bentonville, AR

• Police Department Lobby - 908 SE 14th St, Bentonville, AR

• Bentonville Public Library – Self-Service and Pickup Returns - 405 S. Main Street, Bentonville, AR (Library building remains closed)

• Bentonville District Court will resume regular court schedule - 2706 S Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR

City Employees will practice social distancing and when they cannot do so – will wear a cloth covering over their nose and mouth when interacting with the public or other employees. Employees temperatures will be monitored prior to beginning work and CDC and ADH guidelines will be followed.

The public is asked to wear a mask and limit time to conducting business only when inside City buildings. Members of the public may be required to wear a mask if in secured areas of City buildings.

The number of citizens will be limited to 10 or less in lobbies and citizens will be asked to wait outside to maintain those numbers.

The Bentonville Public Library (BPL) will begin Self-Service Pickup & Returns beginning Monday, May 18. Hours will be Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Self-Service Pickup & Returns will be stationed by the front entrance of BPL.

For “Pickup,” patrons may place up to five items on hold per day, per library card. Items will be bagged and tagged for patrons to pick up. The library’s catalog will open the weekend prior to May 18 to place holds on available titles. For “Returns,” patrons are required to place materials in plastic bags (grocery style), unless they are specialty items. The drive-thru book drop will remain closed.

Patrons can learn more on the library’s website at www.bentonvillelibrary.org or by email at library@bentonvillear.com.

Bentonville Parks and Recreation will have additional announcements concerning opening of park facilities.

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 Additional Resources

www.coronavirus.gov    
CDC / Whitehouse/ US Department of Health
Federal government website that includes, CDC guidelines, risks, symptoms, guidance resources, latest news and federal response.

World Health Organization Novel Coronavirus Webpage

 https://www.arkansasedc.com/covid19 
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is committed to helping businesses and employees combat the effects of COVID-19. On this page, a compiled a list of programs and resources, and we will continue to update this list as additional resources become available. 

www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control  - FEMA Rumor Control
The purpose of the FEMA Rumor Control page is to help the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis. Stay informed with the updated myth vs. facts related to the federal (COVID-19) response here: (Coronavirus Rumor Control Page).

https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/novel-coronavirus - Arkansas Department of Health

https://www.hud.gov/coronavirus - Homeless Information and guideline

Hotline Price Gouging or Hoarding – US Department of Justice
1-877-720-5721