As many families resume in-person gatherings this holiday season, it’s important to follow health guidelines that keep everyone safe from COVID-19, the flu and other respiratory diseases.
The program aims to decrease high-risk pregnancy rates across the 6,900 square mile target area, increase access to obstetric care, promote wellness and interrupt cycles of health inequity that lead to Arkansas’ exceptionally high rates of infant and maternal mortality.
Flu season usually starts in October, and several states including Arkansas have seen an uptick of cases already.
Each Monday, one person who submits their weight will be randomly selected for a door prize.
Including UAMS, proton centers exist in only 41 locations in the United States.
In 2020, Clair Mays spent a few minutes of her lunch break and stepped aboard the “Mammovan” parked at Arkadelphia High School for a screening. A few days later she received a call from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences about an area of concern that needed more testing.
The Arkansas Department of Health BreastCare program coordinates efforts with a statewide network of providers offering no-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up services.