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Arkansas State Board of Health Meeting

10/26/2017 - 10/27/2017

Location

Little Rock Marriott – Downtown
3 Statehouse Plaza

Description

Thursday, October 26, 2017 and Friday October 27, 2017

Regular Quarterly Meeting and Educational Workshop

For more information on the State Board of Health, go to http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov

Notice of Public Hearing

10/25/2017 - 10/25/2017

Location

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street
Room L137
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

Description

The Arkansas Department of Health will hold a public hearing on October 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Arkansas Department of Health, 4815 West Markham Street, Room L137, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, to allow interested persons to comment on the proposed revisions of Administration of Vital Records Rules and Regulations pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. §20-18-603.

Copies of the proposed Rules and Regulations will be available for public inspection and copying in Health Statistics of the Arkansas Department of Health.

The public may submit written comments to:  Lynda Lehing, Health Statistics Branch Chief,

Arkansas Department of Health, 4815 West Markham Street, Slot #19, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-3867 no later than 8:00 AM of October 25, 2017.

CERVICAL CANCER TASK FORCE MEETING

10/19/2017 - 10/19/2017

Location

Arkansas Cancer Coalition Offices
Second Floor Conference Room
10825 Financial Centre Parkway
Little Rock, AR  72211

Description

WHO:             Cervical Cancer Task Force members, Arkansas Department of Health staff and other interested parties

WHAT:           Cervical Cancer Task Force regular meeting

WHEN:           Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:        Arkansas Cancer Coalition Offices
                     Second Floor Conference Room
                     10825 Financial Centre Parkway
                     Little Rock, AR  72211

WHY:              The focus of the meeting will be general Cervical Cancer Task Force business.

 

Arkansas Prescription Monitoring Program Software Change

11/01/2017 - 11/30/2017

Description

The Arkansas Prescription Monitoring Program will be undergoing a software change in November. You can find out more information by clicking here.

Notice of Public Hearing

11/13/2017 - 11/13/2017

Location

Freeway Medical Tower, Suite 801
5800 West Tenth Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72204

Description

The Arkansas Department of Health, Section of Health Facility Services will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Freeway Medical Tower, Suite 801, 5800 West Tenth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72204 to allow interested persons to comment on proposed revisions to the Rules and Regulations for Abortion Facilities in Arkansas promulgated pursuant to Act 535 of 2015 and Act 603 of 2017. 

The proposal adds and updates a definition from the Acts; adds requirements for proper disposition of dead fetuses and fetal remains; and specifies circumstances under which the requirements are inapplicable. 

Copies of the proposed revisions are available for public inspection and copying at the Arkansas Department of Health, Health Facilities Services, Freeway Medical Tower, Suite 400, 5800 West Tenth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204.  The  proposed  revisions are also available for inspection online through the Arkansas Department of Health website: www.healthy.arkansas.gov proposed rules link.

The public may submit written comments regarding the proposed amendments to: Becky Bennett, Section Chief, Health Facilities Services, Arkansas Department of Health, Health Facility Services, 5800 W. 10th Street, Suite 400, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, or in person to the Freeway Medical Tower, Suite 400, 5800 West Tenth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, November 13, 2017.

Child Health Advisory Meeting

10/19/2017 - 10/19/2017

Location

Freeway Medical Building
10th and University
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72205
9th floor, Room 906

Description

WHO: Child Health Advisory Committee
WHAT: Monthly Meeting
WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
WHERE: Freeway Medical Building
10th and University
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
9th floor Room 906
WHY: This Committee addresses statewide efforts to decrease childhood obesity,
develops nutrition and physical activity standards and makes policy
recommendations to the State Board of Education and the State Board of
Health.

NW Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory Council Meeting

10/18/2017 - 10/18/2017

Location

Northwest Arkansas Community College
Center for Health Professions, Room 2010
One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712

Description

WHO: Northwest Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory Council
WHAT: Scheduled Meeting
WHEN: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
WHERE: Northwest Arkansas Community College
Center for Health Professions, Room 2010
One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712
WHY: This is a scheduled meeting of the Northwest Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory
Council to continue to support and develop the Arkansas trauma system.

Note: The meeting is open to the general public. If you have any questions
please contact the Trauma Section at 501-671-1428.


For more information on the trauma system in Arkansas or the Trauma Council, go to
http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/

Cancelled - Governor’s Trauma Advisory Council (TAC) Meeting

10/17/2017 - 10/17/2017

Location

Freeway Medical Tower
Boardroom #906
5800 West 10th Street
Little Rock, AR 72204

Description

WHO: Governor’s Trauma Advisory Council (TAC)
WHAT: CANCELLED -- Scheduled Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
WHERE: Freeway Medical Tower
Boardroom #906
5800 West 10th Street
Little Rock, AR 72204
WHY: This is a regularly scheduled Council meeting for general business related to statewide
efforts to continue to build the trauma system in Arkansas.

Note: The meeting is open to the general public. If you have any questions, please contact the
Trauma Section at 501-671-1428.

For more information on the trauma system in Arkansas or the Trauma Council, go to
http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/

Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council Executive Meeting

10/04/2017 - 10/04/2017

Location

Freeway Medical Building, Room 906

Description

WHO:             Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council

WHAT:           Regular Council Meeting

WHEN:           Wednesday, October 4, 2017 10:00-12:00

WHERE:        Freeway Medical Building, Room 906

WHY:              Regular Council Meeting

Note:              The meeting is open to the general public.  If you have any questions or need directions, please contact the Arkansas Department of Health Injury and Violence Prevention Section at 501-683-0707.

Conference Call Instructions:  Members and guests who need to attend the meeting by conference call should follow these steps:

•           To access the conference call, please phone 1-877-402-9753.

•           Once you have reached the conference call center, you may use Access Code: 8059853# to join the meeting.

Medical Ionizing Radiation Licensure Committee Meeting

10/17/2017 - 10/17/2017

Location

Arkansas Department of Health, Radiation Control / Radiologic Technology Licensure Program Office
Freeway Medical Building, Room A111
5800 W. 10th Street
Little Rock, AR 72204

Description

The Medical Ionizing Radiation Licensure Committee (MIRLC) meets quarterly and serves as an advisory committee to The Arkansas State Board of Health. The Committee consists of ten members appointed by the Governor. The MIRLC adopts standards, may grant, deny, renew, suspend or revoke licenses for any cause stated in the act; adopt, publish, review, and revise such rules and regulations not inconsistent with the law as may be necessary to enable it to carry into effect the provisions of the act. The MIRLC reviews allegations and violations, may conduct disciplinary proceedings and issue subpoenas as provided in the act. The MIRLC reviews RTL Program reports.

Contact number: Valerie Brown, Health Program Specialist II, (501) 661-2166.

Arkansas Falls Prevention Coalition Meeting Cancellation

10/05/2017 - 10/05/2017

Location

Freeway Medical Tower
Meeting room 906
5800 W 10th street
Little Rock, AR 72204

Description

This meeting has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.

WHO: Arkansas Falls Prevention Coalition
WHAT: Members of the Council
WHEN: Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
WHERE: Freeway Medical Tower
Meeting room 906
5800 W 10th street
Little Rock, AR 72204
WHY: Members of the Arkansas Falls Prevention Coalition will meet to discuss measures to reduce falls.
Note: The meeting is open to the general public. If you have any questions, please contact the Arkansas Department of Health Injury and Violence Prevention Section at 501-638-0707.
Conference Call Option:
• 1-877-402-9753.
• Access Code: 8059853#
For more information on Injury and Violence Prevention in Arkansas please visit: Injury and Violence Prevention Section
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Arkansas Drinking Water Advisory & Operator Licensing Committee Meeting

10/12/2017 - 10/12/2017

Location

Dale Bumpers Training Center, Arkansas Rural Water Association Office, Lonoke, Arkansas. To reach the Training Center use the Lonoke exit (Exit 175) off Interstate 40. Then go to the commercial area on the north side of the Interstate. From that major intersection take Dee Dee Street to the North, going between McDonald’s and the gas station and then between the hotels. The Training Center is on the West (left) side of Dee Dee Street. It is a gray with blue trim building on the north side (backside) of the commercial subdivision. Parking is readily available.

Description

The quarterly meeting of the Arkansas Drinking Water Advisory & Operator Licensing Committee. For a copy of the proposed meeting agenda, and the July 13, 2017 draft Committee meeting minutes, please contact  Martin Nutt by phone at (501) 661-2623 or by e-mail at martin.nutt@arkansas.gov. For more information on the Arkansas Drinking Water Advisory & Operator Licensing Committee, go to http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov.

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Tracking and Intervention Advisory Board Meeting

10/24/2017 - 10/24/2017

Location

Room 906, Freeway Medical Center, 5800 West 10th St Little Rock, AR 72204

Description

The focus of the meeting will be general business of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening in Arkansas.

For more information on the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Tracking and Intervention Advisory Board, please contact: Diedra Levi at 501-280-4758 or email at Diedra.Levi@arkansas.gov.

Breast Cancer Control Advisory Board Meeting

10/10/2017 - 10/10/2017

Location

Arkansas Department of Health Central Office
Fifth Floor Media Briefing Room
4815 West Markham
Little Rock, AR  72205

Description

WHO:             Breast Cancer Control Advisory Board members, Arkansas Department of Health staff and other interested parties

WHAT:           Breast Cancer Control Advisory Board quarterly meeting

WHEN:           Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:        Arkansas Department of Health Central Office
                     4815 West Markham
                     Fifth Floor Media Briefing Room
                     Little Rock, AR  72205

WHY:  The focus of the meeting will be general business of the BreastCare program in Arkansas.

PUBLIC HEARING FOR FFY 2018 TITLE V MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH BLOCK GRANT APPLICATION

09/20/2017 - 09/20/2017

Location

Board Room # 906, Freeway Medical Building, 5800 West 10th Street, Little Rock, AR 72204

Description

WHO:             Title V Maternal Child Health Program

WHAT:           Public Hearing

WHEN:           Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

WHERE:        Board Room # 906, Freeway Medical Building, 5800 West 10th Street, Little Rock, AR 72204

WHY:

The Arkansas Department of Health’s planning process seeks public input on maternal and child health programs, policies, and issues as part of its preparation for submitting the FFY-2018 Maternal Child Health Block Grant application. During this public hearing all interested persons will be heard. Parents, families, and community agencies are strongly encouraged to participate in the process.

It is requested that statements relative to any aspect of the FFY-2018 Maternal Child Health Grant application be submitted in writing at the time of the hearing date to: Bradley Planey, MS, MA, Arkansas Department of Health, 4815 West Markham, Slot 16, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. Additional information on the FFY-2018 Maternal Child Health Block Grant application may be obtained by calling Bradley Planey at 501-661-2480 or by email to: Bradley.Planey@arkansas.gov.

The Arkansas Department of Health is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If assistance is needed to ensure equal participation, please call 501-661-2480 at least three (3) days prior to the meeting so arrangements can be made at no cost to the person requesting.

Arkansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Committee Meeting

09/12/2017 - 09/12/2017

Location

WHO: Arkansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Committee, ADH Staff
WHAT: Arkansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Committee Meeting
WHEN: 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
WHERE: Room #906 (9th Floor), Freeway Medical Building, 5800 West 10th Street, Little Rock, AR 72204
WHY: The focus of the meeting will be general business of the Arkansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Committee.

Description

Notice of Public Hearing

09/21/2017 - 09/22/2017

Location

In the Auditorium of the Arkansas Department of Health, 4815 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR

Description

WHO:             Arkansas Department of Health Women’s Health Section

WHAT:           Public Hearing

WHEN:          Thursday, 09/21 at 10:00 a.m

WHERE:        In the Auditorium of the Arkansas Department of Health, 4815 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR

WHY:             To allow interested persons to comment on the proposed adoption of revisions to the Rules and Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Lay Midwifery in Arkansas

Massage Therapy Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

09/11/2017 - 09/12/2017

Location

WHO:  The Massage Therapy Technical Advisory Committee (MTTAC)

WHAT:  Regular Committee Meeting

WHEN:  Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:00 A.M

WHERE:  Room 801, Freeway Medical Building, 5800 West 10th Street, Little Rock, AR  72204

WHY:  This is our quarterly committee meeting which consists of general business. 

Description

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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