Health care resources

  • COVID Vaccine Q+A

    The world anxiously awaits news of a safe and effective COVID vaccine and the hope of returning to “normal” that it provides. How will we know if a vaccine is The post COVID Vaccine Q+A appeared first on AFMC.

  • Get The Facts About COVID Vaccine Development

    Excited about the recent COVID-19 vaccine news? Anxious? A bit of both? AFMC’s Dr. Chad Rodgers, joins Kevin Miller on KARN-FM 102.9 to discuss what you need to know about The post Get The Facts About COVID Vaccine Development appeared first on AFMC.

  • COVID-19, Children’s Health and the “New Normal”

    Disruptions to our normal routines and way of life have become commonplace during the last eight months. When we think about life during COVID, we often talk of a “new The post COVID-19, Children’s Health and the “New Normal” appeared first on AFMC.

  • Recipe: Oatmeal Pecan Waffles (or Pancakes)

    Fall weather has finally arrived. There is no better time for waffles (or pancakes). The fruit topping provides a healthy alternative to syrup. Don’t waffle around, make these today! Your The post Recipe: Oatmeal Pecan Waffles (or Pancakes) appeared first on AFMC.

  • Getting outside, taking your vitamins, and preparing for cold season

    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 outside to combat COVID fatigue, taking The post Getting outside, taking your vitamins, and preparing for cold season 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.

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

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

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.

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.