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ADH Warns of Possible Hepatitis A Exposure to Customers of Corning, Ark., Flash Market/Subway

Posted: 04/20/18

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is warning of a possible Hepatitis A (Hep A) exposure after an employee of the Flash Market/Subway, located at 105 North Missouri Avenue, Corning, tested positive for the virus. Hep A is a contagious liver disease.

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U.S. Surgeon General visits ADH

Posted: 04/12/18

Little Rock, Ark. – United States Surgeon General Honorable Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, was the featured presenter for Public Health Grand Rounds held Thursday at the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH).

In his talk, entitled “Better Health through Better Partnerships,” Dr. Adams Read More

ADH celebrates Public Health Week April 2-6

Posted: 04/02/18

Little Rock, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is celebrating National Public Health Week (NPHW) April 2-6.

NPHW is observed during the first full week of April each year. During the week, health professionals connect with individuals and communities to show how public health helps Read More

Birth, death certificate services rolling out to all counties

Posted: 03/29/18

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is rolling out vital records services to all local health units in all counties. By the end of this year, all health units should be able to process same-day, in-person requests for birth certificates and death certificates in most Read More

ADH to host flu vaccine clinic in Little Rock February 24

Posted: 02/22/18

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), in partnership with the Clinton Presidential Center, will host a flu vaccine clinic on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clinic will be held in the Clinton Presidential Center’s Choctaw Building located at 1200 President Read More

Update on Hepatitis A Exposure in Corning, Arkansas

Posted: 02/15/18

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) continues to investigate the recent case of Hepatitis A Virus (Hep A). This is an evolving investigation, and ADH will release more information if it becomes necessary. The Clay County health units will hold special walk-in clinics over the Read More

Health Department Warns of Possible Hepatitis A Exposure to Customers of Corning, Arkansas Taco Bell

Posted: 02/14/18

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is warning of a possible Hepatitis A Virus (Hep A) exposure after a Taco Bell employee in Corning tested positive for the virus. The Taco Bell is located at 200 North Missouri Avenue, Corning, AR 72422.

Any individual who Read More

Arkansas Department of Health offers free flu shots in local health units

Posted: 02/08/18

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is offering free flu shots in all Local Health Units (LHUs). There will be no out of pocket cost for patients, regardless of their insurance status. The state continues to see a high number of flu cases and flu-related Read More

Stop The Bleed program provides training and tourniquet kits to Arkansas schools

Posted: 02/06/18

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Stop the Bleed program is providing 400 tourniquet units to Arkansas schools that have participated in the Stop the Bleed training program through a grant from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH). Each of the tourniquet units being provided to schools contains five individual Read More

ADH continues to see a high number of flu cases

Posted: 01/31/18

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health is continuing to see a high number of flu cases and flu-related deaths this flu season. As of today, ADH is reporting 94 flu-related deaths this flu season. Two of those deaths were children. ADH is urging Arkansans to take steps Read More

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