Arkansas governor states there will be no future COVID-19 lockdowns or vaccine mandates

The governor of Arkansas shared a video clip stating that, so long as she is governor, there will be no future lockdowns, COVID-19 vaccine mandates, or mask mandates. She details the harm caused by lockdown procedures and states that politicians and public health entities are discussing implementing mitigation efforts again. Several high-profile accounts spread the video, expressing support for her stance that the government should not infringe on individual liberties.

Risk level: Medium

Recommendation: Vaccine opponents are using the alleged threat of COVID-19 mandates and lockdowns to amplify their false claims about vaccines. Most experts believe that claims about future lockdowns and mitigation efforts are unsubstantiated.