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.
Walmart will receive approximately 10,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 11 to be distributed in more than 60 Arkansas stores.
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.
Educators and Arkansans aged 70 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 effective Jan. 18, 2021.