JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- The Northeast Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory Council met Wednesday to begin work on building a trauma system in Arkansas.
The meeting was scheduled for May 2 from 1 PM to 3 PM at St. Bernards Medical Center in Stroud Hall in the Annex Building.
There are 77 hospitals in Arkansas. 54 hospitals are designated as trauma centers. The council expects to know if St. Bernards will receive a Level 3 designation in a few months.
Lebonheur and The Med in Memphis are designated as Level 1.