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ADH Awaits Coronavirus Test Results
Little Rock - The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has not yet received test results from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention for the person under investigation for novel coronavirus. ADH will release a statement to the public once results are received.
Additionally, Read More
Test results not yet received for patient under investigation for novel coronavirus in Arkansas
Yesterday, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) reported that Arkansas currently has one patient under investigation for novel coronavirus. A patient under investigation means that the person is being tested to determine if they have novel coronavirus. Testing for Read More
Little Rock - Crittenden County has been designated a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) for primary care by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
HPSAs are areas with a shortage of primary health care professionals and facilities. This designation can be based on several criteria, including Read More
Dr. Laura Williams Receives National Recognition for Contributions to Preventing HPV Cancers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Cancer Society, and Association of American Cancer Institutes Recognize Dr. Laura Williams with HPV Vaccine Is Cancer Prevention Champion Award
Little Rock, Ark. – Dr. Laura Williams, pediatrician with River City Pediatrics in Little Rock, has been Read More
Updated Water Contact Advisory for Segment of Mississippi River
Little Rock, Ark. – Based on water sampling conducted by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), the water contact advisory is being extended. The advisory now includes the section of the river beginning near coordinates N33.354134 W91.129622 and ends at US-82/US-278 Greenville Bridge over the Mississippi Read More
Water Contact Advisory for Segment of Mississippi River
Little Rock, Ark. – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued a water contact advisory Friday for a section of the Mississippi River near Greenville. The advisory includes the section of the river beginning near coordinates N33.354134 W91.129622 and ends one mile downstream near Warfield Point Dike Read More
Leaders from across the state work together to address suicide prevention
Little Rock, Ark.—The Arkansas Department of Veteran’s Affairs (ADVA), the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), the Arkansas Veteran’s Coalition and the Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System’s (CAVHS) Suicide Prevention Program have formed a partnership to address the issue of Read More
March of Dimes’ Mission: Healthy Baby Program
Dr. Nate Smith, Secretary of Health, Arkansas Department of Health Rachel Guerin, Executive Director, March of Dimes of Arkansas Maj. Gen. Kendall Penn, Secretary of the Military, Adjutant General, Arkansas National Guard
Press conference for Mission: Healthy Read More
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Little Rock, Ark. – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is encouraging women to talk with their healthcare providers about getting screened.
According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., one in eight women will develop breast cancer. It is the Read More
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 20-26, 2019
(Little Rock, Ark.) – National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) highlights how parents can reduce children’s exposure to lead in their environment, preventing serious health effects from lead poisoning. To raise awareness of childhood lead poisoning prevention, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), the Centers for Disease Read More