Health care resources

  • What Happens at Cardiac Rehab?

    You can’t change what happened to your heart in the past, but you can improve your future heart health. If you’ve had a heart attack or heart surgery, cardiac rehabilitation programs can be essential to your full recovery. Most cardiac rehab programs are comprehensive, focusing on your Read more →

  • Best Medicine for the Flu

    This season’s influenza (flu) is worse than usual. There are at least four different types of flu making people sick and experts expect the flu to last several more months. More people are being hospitalized and the number of deaths is expected to triple. In Arkansas, over 70 people have died Read more →

  • Women: Go Red and Learn Your Symptoms

    National Go Red for Women day is Feb. 2. To increase awareness about the symptoms of women’s heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association asks us to wear red on that day, which is a Friday. Now is a good time to learn about women’s heart attack symptoms and how they can be Read more →

  • Cervical Cancer Can Be Prevented

    More than 31,000 Americans annually get cancer caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) and more than 4,200 women die from cervical cancer. The majority of these women had not been tested for cervical cancer in at least five years or had never been tested. Thanks to the HPV vaccine and regular Pap Read more →

  • Top Tips to Banish Holiday Blues

    Depending on how your year-end or new-year holidays went, you may be feeling a bit … Pick one: Sad, Mad, Broke, Depressed, Overwhelmed, Whew! determined not to have another holiday season like this one, or Dreading the challenges that 2018 may bring. Whatever you’re feeling, here are Read more →

Helpful websites

Access Arkansas
Find out if you qualify for Arkansas human services, apply for new benefits, finish your in-process application, or check your application and program status.

Arkansas Department of Human Services
Apply for a vast array of services including ARKids First health insurance for children, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps), Transitional Employment Assistance (TEA) and Medicaid.

Arkansas Medicaid
Helps pay for medically necessary medical services for needy and low-income persons.

ARKids First
Provides two health insurance coverage options for low-income families that include a comprehensive package of benefits.

ARenroll
Apply for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Marketplace is designed to help you find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs.

ConnectCare
Helps people who have Medicaid and ARKids First find a medical home by locating a primary care doctor (PCP) and dental care.

HealthCare
The Health Insurance Marketplace allows consumers to more easily search for the plan that best meets their budget and health needs.

Medicare
Find and compare doctors, hospitals, nursing homes and other health professionals, facilities and services.

Naloxone Protocol - Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy
The Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy and the Arkansas Pharmacists Association worked together to prepare a Naloxone Protocol which can be used much like the protocols for administering immunizations with any prescriptions initialized being in the name of the prescriber on the protocol.

PreventionWorksAR
The PreventionWorksAR web pages house data and resources from a variety of sources for the Division of Behavioral Health Services (DBHS), Arkansas Department of Human Services.

Sickle Cell Support Services
Sickle Cell Support Services provides supportive assistance and services to families affected by Sickle Cell Anemia Disease.

UAMS Center for Health Literacy
Learn how to improve society and population health by making health information easier to understand and use.