Health care resources

  • Face Masks Really Work

    The scientists are right – wearing a face mask helps prevent you from getting COVID-19, as well as protects others. A recent analysis of 64 studies shows that masks prevent The post Face Masks Really Work appeared first on AFMC.

  • Looking After Your Mental Health During COVID-19

    Listen to Dr. Chad Rodgers, AFMC chief medical officer and board-certified pediatrician, as he joins Kevin Miller on KARN-FM 102.9 to talk about staying safe when going into public as The post Looking After Your Mental Health During COVID-19 appeared first on AFMC.

  • What Do Nurses Do?

    Chances are you’ve seen a nurse in action and know how important nurses are to everyone’s health. The nursing profession has evolved a lot over the last 100 years, growing The post What Do Nurses Do? appeared first on AFMC.

  • Getting Comfortable with Telehealth During COVID-19

    Listen to Dr. Chad Rodgers, AFMC chief medical officer and board-certified pediatrician, as he joins Kevin Miller on KARN-FM 102.9 to talk about getting comfortable with telehealth and when it The post Getting Comfortable with Telehealth During COVID-19 appeared first on AFMC.

  • Take a Shot at the Vaccine Quiz

    The World Health Organization is warning that children worldwide will die as countries stop or cut back their immunization efforts while we are facing the coronavirus pandemic. Pediatricians in the The post Take a Shot at the Vaccine Quiz appeared first on AFMC.

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.

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.

Social Work Licensure in Arkansas
Become a licensed social worker in Arkansas.

The Centers for Youth & Families
Specialized prevention, intervention and treatment services that promote emotional and social wellness for children and families in Arkansas.

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