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Central Arkansas Community Flu Clinics This Week

Posted: 09/28/22

Little Rock, Ark.--The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) will offer flu vaccinations at the following community flu clinics in central Arkansas:

September 29 at the Veterans Park Community Center in Cabot from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 30 at the Bishop Park Center in Bryant from 8 a.m. Read More

Statewide Community Flu Vaccine Clinics Start Sept. 26

Posted: 09/23/22

(Little Rock, Ark.) – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) will be providing flu vaccines across the state in preparation for the 2022-2023 flu season starting Monday, September 26. Each county health unit in Arkansas will be hosting a community flu vaccine clinic, typically a day-long event when the Read More

Be Well Arkansas Creates Campaign to Enhance Youth Prevention Efforts

Posted: 09/13/22

Little Rock, Ark. – Be Well Arkansas, a program of the Arkansas Department of Health’s Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Branch has created and launched the new Coral’s Reef campaign to reach younger Arkansans with tobacco and nicotine prevention messaging.

This campaign is the Read More

Monkeypox Update

Posted: 07/28/22

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) wants the public to be aware that cases of monkeypox in the United States are increasing. There are now 3,486 cases in the U.S., with four of those in Arkansas.

Monkeypox is spread through close contact and Read More

Monkeypox Update

Posted: 07/28/22

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) wants the public to be aware that cases of monkeypox in the United States are increasing. There are now 3,486 cases in the U.S., with four of those in Arkansas.

Monkeypox is spread through close contact and Read More

Be Aware of Potential Scammers

Posted: 07/14/22

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health is warning about potential scams in recent days in which scammers have posed as officials, approaching businesses claiming to conduct restaurant inspections.

If you believe you have been contacted by a scammer posing as an official, you can Read More

ADH confirms first monkey pox case in Arkansas

Posted: 07/05/22

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) announced today that the first case of monkeypox has been identified in the state.

“Arkansas has been monitoring cases of monkeypox in the U.S.,” said Dr. Jennifer Dillaha. “While this news is concerning, Read More

ADH confirms first monkey pox case in Arkansas

Posted: 07/05/22

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) announced today that the first case of monkeypox has been identified in the state.

“Arkansas has been monitoring cases of monkeypox in the U.S.,” said Dr. Jennifer Dillaha. “While this news is concerning, Read More

ADH warns of heat-related illnesses

Posted: 06/14/22

Little Rock, Ark. – As high temperatures continue in the coming weeks, the Arkansas Department of Health encourages people to practice heat safety.

Heat stress is a heat-related illness caused by your body’s inability to cool down properly. The body normally cools itself by sweating, Read More

ADH urges Arkansans to take precautions during tick and mosquito season

Posted: 03/31/22

Little Rock, Ark. – As Arkansans plan to enjoy the outdoors during the coming summer months, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) stresses the importance of taking precautions against ticks and mosquitoes and the diseases they can carry.

Arkansas has some of the highest rates in the Read More

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