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11/17/2022 Medical professionals encourage vaccinations as influenza and COVID cases predicted to spike
Medical professionals encourage vaccinations as influenza and COVID cases predicted to spike Dr. Christine Hartford, an assistant professor of clinical medicine at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University, is warning local residents to get the influenza vaccine. She works as a pediatric hospitalist ...
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11/3/2022 Local COVID-19 case total hits 16,000
Local COVID-19 case total hits 16,000 County sees first virus-related fatality in over a month to close out October By Ralph Hardin [email protected] While most of the world has moved into a post-pandemic mindset, data shows that COVID-19 is still a threat to the public ...
theeveningtimes.com
11/3/2022 Counties with highest COVID-19 infection rates in Arkansas | State | ashleycountyledger.com
Stacker compiled a list of counties with the highest COVID-19 infection rates in Arkansas using data from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 50. Bradley County, AR Updated Jul 7, 2022 - New cases per 100k in the past week: 186 (20 new cases, -33% change from previous week)- Cumulative ...
ashleycountyledger.com
10/12/2022 $750,000 BJA Adult Drug Court Discretionary grant received by Craighead County
Craighead County has received a $750,000 BJA Adult Drug Court Discretionary federal grant to help enrich its county mental health court program, Craighead County Judge Marvin Day announced on October 11, 2022. The grant, issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, was awarded over four years, beginning Oct. 1, 2022 ...
neareport.com
10/1/2022 Arkansas’ active covid cases fall below 5,000
The number of active covid-19 cases in Arkansas continued to fall on Friday, dropping below 5,000 for the first time since June as recoveries outpaced new infections for the 13th day in a row, according to data from the Arkansas Department of Health. The state reported 361 new cases ...
nwaonline.com
9/24/2022 Arkansas Department of Health offering free flu clinics - MDMH Conway
Jonesboro, Arkansas ‚Ai At its neighborhood health centers and schools, the Arkansas Department of Health will once more provide free flu vaccination clinics. The ADH released a news release on Friday stating that the clinics would start on Monday, Sept. 26. The clinic will be held in the Craighead County ...
mdmh-conway.com
9/8/2022 Covid hospitalizations in Arkansas fall by 5 Wednesday, one day after increasing by 20
After rising a day earlier for the first time in more than a week, the number of people hospitalized with covid-19 in Arkansas fell Wednesday but was still up from the two-month low it reached Monday. The state's count of cases rose by 1,042, an increase that was ...
nwaonline.com
9/3/2022 As Arkansas receives more covid booster doses, hospitalizations fall to nearly 2-month low
Covid-19 vaccines updated to target the most common strains of the omicron variant continued to arrive in Arkansas on Friday, a day after they received final clearance from federal regulators for use as boosters, and some health care providers began administering the shots. Meanwhile, despite an uptick in the ...
nwaonline.com
9/2/2022 Arkansas covid hospitalizations fall below 300 for first time in more than a week
An uptick in Arkansas' new coronavirus cases resumed Thursday even as the number of people hospitalized with covid-19 fell by double digits, dropping below 300 for the first time in more than a week. The state's death toll from the virus, as tracked by the Department of Health, rose ...
nwaonline.com
9/1/2022 Arkansas reports 1,180 new covid cases Wednesday, marking first week-to-week decline in six days
In a break from a recent uptick linked to the start of the 2022-23 school year, Arkansas' count of coronavirus cases rose Wednesday by 1,180, the first daily increase in six days that was smaller than the one a week earlier. After falling by six a day earlier, the number ...
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8/31/2022 Recent uptick in Arkansas covid cases continues; hospitalizations fall by six
Continuing a recent uptick health officials have linked to the start of the 2022-23 school year, Arkansas' count of coronavirus cases rose Tuesday by 1,383 -- the largest daily increase on a Tuesday in more than a month. After rising by 10 a day earlier, however, the number of people hospitalized ...
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8/30/2022 Craighead County deputy saves man with self-inflicted knife wound
Over the weekend, a Craighead County sheriff's deputy helped save the life of a man with a self-inflicted knife wound on his arm, authorities said. The deputy, Aaron Chadwick, was reportedly the first on the scene when he was dispatched to it around 8 a.m. Saturday. He said ...
arkansasonline.com
8/30/2022 St Bernards Emergency Room
Bernard Hospital delivers outpatient services. List of Hospitals and Emergency Rooms and ER Wait Times in St. St Bernards Earns Consecutive National Honor For Hospital Safety Nea Report Visitation in the Emergency Department is limited to. St bernards emergency room. Emergency Room is located at 310 S Falls Blvd in ...
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8/27/2022 Double-digit increase in Arkansas covid hospitalizations push total to highest in over a week
The number of people hospitalized with covid-19 in Arkansas rose by double-digits on Friday, reaching its highest level in just over a week, amid signs that the spread of the virus in the state was once again accelerating. The state's death toll from covid-19, as tracked by ...
nwaonline.com
8/26/2022 Arkansas covid cases see a slight increase Thursday, with schoolchildren still showing increase
Arkansas' count of coronavirus cases rose Thursday by 1,192 -- a slightly smaller increase than the one the previous Thursday -- as the number of people hospitalized in the state with the virus grew slightly for the second day in a row. The state's death toll from the virus, as tracked by ...
nwaonline.com
8/24/2022 Arkansas’ new covid cases up 1,137 but hospitalizations drop by 17
The decline in Arkansas' new coronavirus cases from the peak they reached last month once again showed signs of stalling on Tuesday, a day after the new school year began at more school districts across the state. The state's count of cases rose by 1,137, an increase that was larger ...
arkansasonline.com
8/23/2022 Arkansas’ covid hospitalizations highest in more than a month, but case numbers down slightly
Arkansas posted its largest increase in hospitalized covid-19 patients in more than a month Monday, even as the state's new case numbers continued to trend slightly downward. Meanwhile, for the second day in a row, the state didn't record any new deaths from covid-19. The state's death toll ...
nwaonline.com
8/16/2022 Crisis Stabilization Unit prepares for patients in Fayetteville
FAYETTEVILLE -- Local and state officials said Monday that the Northwest Arkansas Crisis Stabilization Unit will open this month after being closed for more than a year. Kristen McAllister, program director of the crisis unit, said the facility has been fully staffed and has begun reaching out to local law enforcement ...
nwaonline.com
8/16/2022 State's active covid cases drop to lowest level since June
Continuing a decline from the peak it reached last month, Arkansas' active coronavirus case total -- representing people who have tested positive and are still potentially infectious -- fell Monday to its lowest level since late June. After falling by 12 from Friday to Sunday, the number of people reported to be ...
nwaonline.com
8/15/2022 Welcome back, NWA crisis stabilization unit
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Northwest Arkansas Crisis Stabilization Unit is set to reopen more than a year after it was closed in a dispute over funding. The reopening will be formally announced at 1 p.m. today at the crisis unit at 105 N. Mill Ave. by County Judge Joseph Wood and Kristen ...
nwaonline.com
8/15/2022 Arkansas sees 437 new cases of covid-19; hospitalizations decline
The state's active covid-19 cases and hospitalizations declined Sunday, according to data from the Arkansas Department of Health. As of Sunday, 917,061 cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic. That number increased by 437 Sunday, which is down from Saturday's increase of 891. The rolling seven ...
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8/12/2022 Legal Marijuana sales Grow in July - WeedLife News Network - WeedLife News
JONESBORO Medical marijuana dispensaries in Arkansas sold 4,171 pounds of cannabis in July, with patients spending a total of $23.3 million. Craighead County's two dispensaries accounted for a large share of that, according to a report from Scott Hardin, spokesman for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission. CROP, the ...
weedworthy.com
6/24/2022 State's COVID cases jump by 1,434 - Opera News
JONESBORO Arkansas reported 1,434 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, increasing the number of active cases to 8,234, the Arkansas Department of Health reported. Pulaski County reported 211 new cases, followed by Washington with 127, Benton with 93, Faulkner with 77 and Sebastion with 68. Craighead County recorded 66 new ...
dailyadvent.com
6/20/2022 Arkansas adds 575 new covid cases on Sunday, according to state Health Department
Covid-19 cases continued to rise and match case counts last seen in February, according to data released Sunday from the Arkansas Department of Health. There were 575 new cases of covid-19 Sunday for a total of 855,292 recorded since the start of the pandemic. Cases increased by 449 ...
nwaonline.com
6/17/2022 1,000 covid-19 cases reported by state in 1 day
Arkansas' count of coronavirus cases rose Thursday by exactly 1,000 -- the second daily increase in a row that was the largest in almost three months -- as the state also reported its seventh death of a child from covid-19 since the start of the pandemic. State Epidemiologist Mike Cima said ...
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