Health care resources

  • Your Doorway to Better Health

    Most people (94%) say that having easy access to their medical records is “important” or “very important” to them, according to a national survey by the Commonwealth Fund. Would you like to be able to send and receive messages from your doctor and track your personal health Read more →

  • Are You Getting the Right Diabetes Care? Top 10 keys to care

    If you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes, or have had it for many years, how do you know if you’re getting the best care? See if your care is meeting the new standards for people with diabetes outlined below. Diabetes is one of the most complex diseases, requiring attention to every Read more →

  • Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

    Your lifetime risk of colon cancer is about one in 20, on average. Arkansas has the sixth highest rate of death due to colorectal cancer (CRC) in the nation. It is the second biggest cancer killer in the Natural State. The good news is: CRC is preventable and treatable. Treatment is most effective Read more →

  • How Smart Are YOU About Antibiotics?

    At least 2 million people a year get a serious infection from bacteria that is resistant to one or more antibiotics. Each year, at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of antibiotic-resistant infections. The extra cost of treating antibiotic-resistant infections is more than $70 billion Read more →

  • Prevent the Stomach “Bug” Norovirus

    Norovirus is a very common, and potentially serious, stomach “bug” or “stomach flu.” By taking steps to prevent it, you and your family can avoid the diarrhea, vomiting and stomach pain it causes for more than 20 million people every year. Norovirus can be especially 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.

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.

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.

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.