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U.S. Surgeon General visits ADH
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
ADH Announces Opening of The Arkansas Lifeline Call Center
Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has officially opened the Arkansas Lifeline Call Center, which is now answering calls made in Arkansas to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
The opening of the call center was mandated by Act 811 of Read More