Senate Democrats and Republicans neared agreement to slash an emergency coronavirus response package to $10 billion from $15.6 billion, as they worked to break a logjam over a stalled package
Arkansas doctors, pharmacists worried by end to federal program for treating uninsured COVID patients
Arkansas health care providers are worried after news that a federal program that covers the costs of covid-19 treatments for uninsured patients will be ending within the next couple of
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) closed its COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Monroe Building at 4 p.m. Friday, March 18. UAMS will continue to offer COVID vaccines
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is developing guidance that will ease the nationwide mask mandate on airplanes, buses and other mass transit next month, according to a U.S.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been awarded a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to fund COVID-19 outreach efforts across Arkansas.
An Arkansas panel on Monday approved an emergency request to allocate $50.1 million in federal funds to temporarily increase bed capacity at hospitals across the state. The funds from the
The Arkansas National Guard has announced 40 of its members will assist with COVID testing in Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Mountain Home, Pine Bluff, Rogers and Springdale. It
Arkansas Medicaid providers will be paid a higher rate for administering first- and second-round doses of the COVID-19 vaccines through the end of the year as part of a continuing
A hospital in Lowville, New York had to shut down its maternity ward when dozens of staffers left their jobs rather than get vaccinated. At least 125 employees at Indiana University Health resigned
The U.S. Defense Department is sending a 20-member military medical team to Arkansas to help expand the state’s hospital capacity in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Asa
A growing number of Arkansas hospitals said Thursday they’ll require all staff to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as the state’s COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped after hitting new records three days
Most Arkansas public school students will be required to wear masks when classes begin next week, following moves by dozens of districts in response to a judge blocking the state’s mask mandate
The University of Arkansas’ board of trustees voted Wednesday to require masks on its campuses after a judge temporarily blocked the state’s law banning mask mandates, declaring it as a violation of
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox issued a preliminary injunction against the law that Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed in April banning mask requirements by governmental entities. Fox ruled against the
Healthcare workers are on the frontlines every day fighting COVID-19 but many in Arkansas are not vaccinated. A law passed in April prohibits state-run healthcare facilities from implementing vaccine mandates.
While Arkansas continues to suffer from the Covid-19 pandemic and the only health-sciences university hospital in the state, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), approaches its capacity for severe
Gov. Asa Hutchinson is meeting with House and Senate on Monday to talk about schools requiring masks as Arkansas leads the country in Covid-19 infections. The Republican governor said he