Health care resources

  • GO RED! Top 7 Tips for Women

    Take charge of your health with the facts: heart disease is the number one killer of women. Heart disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. Fortunately, nearly The post GO RED! Top 7 Tips for Women appeared first on AFMC.

  • Keep Yourself Safe from Coronavirus Outbreak

    “The threat is serious, and our public health response is aggressive,” says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the coronavirus outbreak. The World Health Organization has declared The post Keep Yourself Safe from Coronavirus Outbreak appeared first on AFMC.

  • Act Now to Prevent Birth Defects

    Birth defects happen to one of every 33 babies born in the United States. Nearly 120,000 babies are affected by these critical and costly conditions each year. Birth defects range The post Act Now to Prevent Birth Defects appeared first on AFMC.

  • Check Your Air Quality

    It’s important to everyone’s health to have clean air in our homes, workplaces and businesses. Poor indoor air quality is linked to diseases such as asthma, pneumonia, respiratory infections, chronic The post Check Your Air Quality appeared first on AFMC.

  • Are You Flu-Proof? Take the Quiz

    Influenza (flu) is highly contagious and sends up to 500,000 people to the hospital every year. It causes 3,000 to 50,000 deaths, depending on the severity of each year’s flu The post Are You Flu-Proof? Take the 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.

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.