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ADH declares end of Mumps outbreak

Posted: 09/08/17

Little Rock, Ark. – This week, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) declared the end of the recent Mumps outbreak in the state. The last confirmed case was on July 13, 2017, over 52 days ago. The number of infections in the state has returned to the baseline (non-outbreak) levels.   The ADH Read More

Mandatory Boil Order for Biscoe and Fredonia

Posted: 09/07/17

Little Rock, Ark. – A mandatory boil water order has been issued for the Prairie County community of Biscoe, also known as Fredonia, and also for customers who are south of I-40 in the vicinity of Biscoe/Fredonia who are served by East Prairie County Water Association. Customers should observe Read More

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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