59 Rural Health Clinics in Arkansas have received nearly $3 million in federal funding to support efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccinations in rural communities.
A new UAMS study finds Hispanic and Black Arkansans are more likely than white Arkansans to have COVID-19 antibodies. Researchers say the findings underscore importance of vaccinations.
An Arkansas native won $1 million from a free scratch-off lottery ticket he received as a COVID-19 vaccine incentive. Another $1 million prize is still available.
More than $9 million in federal funding will support COVID-19 testing and mitigation at 35 small rural hospitals in Arkansas.
Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, unvaccinated Arkansans traveling to Chicago are advised to obtain a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 10 days.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson continues his series of COVID community conversations this week with discussions in Blytheville, Forrest City and Texarkana.
Mercy will soon require employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement comes as the Delta variant spreads across Arkansas, leading to increased hospitalizations.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced two new strategies to combat vaccine hesitancy after the state saw its largest single-day increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations since January.
UAMS Chancellor Dr. Cam Patterson says the highly transmissible Delta variant is contributing to a substantial increase in COVID-19 cases and may be leading to a third wave of the pandemic in Arkansas.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Cooperative Extension Program has received a nearly $27,00 grant to address health disparities among rural and underserved communities.
A nearly $4 million grant will support efforts to improve health literacy and reduce health disparities among Latino and Marshallese communities in Northwest Arkansas.
A $1.4 million grant is supporting UAMS researchers who are studying the causes behind COVID-19’s devastating impact on minorities and developing plans to help increase vaccination rates.
Fully vaccinated Arkansas students no longer need to quarantine if they are exposed to COVID-19. The policy change will reduce education loss, Gov. Hutchinson said.
Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. has signed legislation that will provide a $2,000 lump sum COVID relief individual assistance payment to all 392,832 Cherokee Nation citizens.
Arkansans who get immunized can use their vaccination cards to redeem a lottery ticket or Arkansas Game and Fish Commission gift certificates.
Applications for the Arkansas Rent Relief Program open today. $173 million in federal funding will help eligible renters pay overdue and upcoming rent and utilities.
Arkansans 12-15 years old are now approved to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC is expected to provide additional guidance later this week.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson wants to vaccinate 50 percent of Arkansans in 90 days. Officials are hosting pop up clinics at malls and high school graduations to help meet that goal.
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund provides billions in relief funds for restaurants impacted by the pandemic. The program targets socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
U.K. variant cases have tripled in the state prompting officials to reiterate the importance of Arkansans receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Arkansas Department of Health is deploying teams to counties with low vaccination rates in an effort to vaccinate minority populations.
The Cherokee and Chickasaw Nations are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public no matter where they live.