City Health Officer Updates 

Statewide Vaccination Plan Updates

March 30, 2021 update: All Arkansans ages 16 and older are now eligible for vaccination. Click here to view the Arkansas Department of Health phased vaccination plan for COVID-19.



CDC Study Finds that Masks Help Protect Wearers, as Well as Others

A recent study by the CDC found that wearing a mask when out in public not only "block(s) release of exhaled respiratory particles into the environment, along with the microorganisms these particles carry," it can also "reduce wearers’ exposure to infectious droplets through filtration, including filtration of fine droplets and particles less than 10 microns."  

You can view the report here.

Wearing a mask is still our best defense from the spread of COVID-19.  Please do it to protect others, to protect yourself, and to protect our community

Free Drive-Thru COVID testing and flu shot clinic

Beginning Dec. 2, 2020 UAMS is offering free COVID Testing and flu shots at the Schmieding Center in Springdale (2422 N. Thompson). Monday - Friday, noon to 7 p.m. 

  • No appointment needed. 
  • Symptoms not required. 
  • Walk-ups welcome.
  • Spanish, Marshallese, and English-speaking staff are available.
  • For more info: 479-334-7027

Flyer English. Click to download pdf

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Flyer Spanish. Click to download pdf

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Flyer Marshallese. Click to download pdf

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