It is now a Federal requirement for masks to be worn on our vans. We have been requiring our riders and drivers to wear them since reopening in June, but it is now a Federal mandate.

On January 29, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an order that went into effect late Monday night requiring the wearing of masks on public transportation and at transportation hubs.  You can read the order at

On Tuesday, February 2, we were able to get our first dose of the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine.  Thank you to Doctor’s Orders Pharmacy of Pine Bluff!  Our second round of shots should be on or around February 23, 2021.

Jenkins will resume school-age programs (K-12th Grade) on August 25, 2020.  Our teachers and staff are excited to welcome our students back from the Pine Bluff School District, Watson Chapel School District, and Dollarway School Districts.  CDC Guidelines and Arkansas Department of Health Guidelines will be in effect.  Welcome back!

On August 23, Gretchen Zell will be retiring from Jenkins after 42.5 years! Jenkins celebrates Gretchen Zell, Coordinator of Occupational and Physical Therapy, for her many years of dedicated service, and the team wishes her a very happy retirement!

Jenkins Memorial Center was happy to help out one of our United Way of Southeast Arkansas sister agencies, CASA, with some cleaning products and personal protective equipment (PPE).

All school programs are OPEN as of June 22, 2020. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this challenging time.

Jenkins celebrates Brenda Simmering, Coordinator of Speech and Hearing Services, for her 30 years of service, and the team wishes her a very happy retirement!

A group from Jenkins Industries, a company that offers services for disabled adults, stopped by the Pine Bluff Salvation Army location Friday morning with 241 pounds of food for the pantry, which helps feed those in need in the community. Click here to read more…