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Community Flu Vaccine Clinic Announced

Posted: 09/20/21

(Little Rock, Ark.) – On Friday], October 1, the North Little Rock Health Unit of the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) will offer flu vaccinations at no charge at 2800 Willow Street, North Little Rock, AR, 72114, from 8:30am to 4:00pm. People should bring their insurance cards with them to the flu Read More

Statewide community flu vaccine clinics start Sept. 27

Posted: 09/20/21

(Little Rock, Ark.) – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) will be providing flu vaccines across the state in preparation for the 2021-22 flu season starting Monday, September 27. Each county health unit in Arkansas will be hosting a community flu vaccine clinic, which is typically a day-long event Read More

ADH awarded Research Contract with the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology and En

Posted: 09/03/21

Little Rock, Ark.--The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), Arkansas Central Cancer Registry, was awarded a Base Contract for Research Support by the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program to collect high-quality population-based cancer data and report on cancer incidence, treatment, and survival Read More

ADH awarded Research Contract with the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology and En

Posted: 09/03/21

Little Rock, Ark.--The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), Arkansas Central Cancer Registry, was awarded a Base Contract for Research Support by the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program to collect high-quality population-based cancer data and report on cancer incidence, treatment, and survival Read More

Arkansas reports cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in horses

Posted: 09/02/21

Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas has recently reported several cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in horses, which indicates the risk is present in local mosquitoes.

EEE is a mosquito-borne virus that causes swelling of the brain. EEE is rare in humans; however, humans are susceptible to Read More

Arkansas reports cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in horses

Posted: 09/02/21

Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas has recently reported several cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in horses, which indicates the risk is present in local mosquitoes.

EEE is a mosquito-borne virus that causes swelling of the brain. EEE is rare in humans; however, humans are susceptible to Read More

Summer Safety: Fireworks, Food, Swim, Heat, and COVID-19

Posted: 06/30/21

Little Rock, Ark. – The Fourth of July is this weekend, and it is important to remember safety precautions for fireworks, food, swimming, and heat along with precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Precautions

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) encourages Read More

ADH urges Arkansans to take precautions during tick and mosquito season

Posted: 06/14/21

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

Free Box of Girl Scout Cookies Available at Health Equity Vaccine Clinics

Posted: 06/04/21

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health continues to offer opportunities for Arkansans ages 12 and older to get vaccinated at clinics across the state. The ADH Health Equity Strike Team has received a donation from Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas to provide a Read More

Local Health Units Statewide to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted: 05/04/21

Little Rock, Ark.— The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is offering the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at Local Health Units across the state.

The Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is given in one dose and only requires one visit. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is also Read More

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