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Rabid Dog in Mississippi County

Posted: 07/13/17

Northeast Arkansas – For the first time in more than two decades, Mississippi County has a confirmed case of rabies. A dog from Mississippi County, Arkansas has tested positive for the virus. The dog was exposed to a skunk in mid-June of this year. All those who Read More

Case of Heartland virus found in Arkansas resident

Posted: 07/10/17

Little Rock, Ark. -  Arkansas has identified its first case of Heartland virus, a relatively new tickborne disease, in an individual living in the northwest part of the state. People become infected with Heartland virus through the bite of the Lone Star tick. Patients are most likely to Read More

Flu Vaccine Clinic at State Fairgrounds Oct. 27

Posted: 10/23/15

(Little Rock, Ark.) - The Pulaski County Health Unit will provide flu vaccines at the Hall of Industry located at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock, on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. People should bring their insurance cards with them to the flu vaccine clinic. Read More

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