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The Cherokee and Chickasaw Nations are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public no matter where they live.
Tyson began offering on-site vaccination clinics this week. While some poultry workers are excited about the access, others are hesitant due to their distrust of the company.
Governor Asa Hutchinson is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include food manufacturing employees like poultry workers effective immediately.
An effort is underway to bring a UAMS mobile health unit to Camden to support vaccination efforts in the region.
Arkansans age 65 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. An additional 115,000 people can begin making immunization appointments.
Despite the inclement winter weather blanketing the state, thousands of Arkansans are still receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations.
The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program will provide a 20 percent increase in available doses across the state by providing 11,000 doses to 58 Walmart stores.
In this audio story, we hear from BIPOC Arkansans about why they are or are not planning to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson says the state is trying to balance efficiency and equity in its COVID-19 distribution plan as it deals with a limited supply.
A COVID-19 variant first identified in the United Kingdom has been reported in 10 states. It has not yet been identified in Arkansas, but Health Secretary Dr. Jose Romero said health officials are keeping an eye out for its arrival.
In this month’s column, Constance discusses how SMART goals are practical as we try to improve our health and wellness in the new year.
Educators and Arkansans aged 70 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 effective Jan. 18, 2021.
A UAMS study is examining if a weaker immune response is a contributing factor to higher COVID-19 infection rates among minority populations.
The rollout of the first round of vaccines has been updated to include first responders and Arkansans age 70 and older.
The Arkansas Department of Health is hosting COVID-19 testing clinics for college students in Fayetteville and Russellville.
Arkansas is partnering with Baptist Health on a $7.4 million project to expand hospital bed capacity as COVID-19 cases continue to surge.
A federal COVID-19 relief package restores Medicaid access to Marshallese migrants who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
Once health care workers are vaccinated, long-term care facilities and correctional institutions will receive the next rounds of COVID-19 vaccines.
The first round of vaccines are being distributed to health care workers. Arkansas Department of Health Nursing Director Sherian Kwanisai was the first person in the state to receive the vaccine.
Constance Bailey, of Baily Phitness, offers some pointers for maintaining your mental, physical, and emotional equilibrium throughout this holiday season.
According to a new CDC survey, Black children in the United States are being vaccinated for influenza compared to last year.