The Arkansas Public Policy Panel is hosting a virtual discussion on health amid the COVID-19 crisis at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, via Zoom and Facebook, according to a news release.

Guest speakers will include state Rep. Vivian Flowers of Pine Bluff, who recently recovered from the coronavirus, as well as health experts, such as Dr. Jerrilyn Jones from the Arkansas Department of Health and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Patricia Brown, RN, from the UAMS College of Public Health.

Participants should download Zoom on their compatible devices, then register to attend at The event will also be streamed live on the agency’s Facebook page at