As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we want our residents to feel empowered and educated to protect themselves from the risk of infection.
We’ve compiled some of the most important coronavirus resources for residents of Arkansas below.
Arkansas Department of Health COVID-19 Portal
This is Arkansas’s most complete resource for information on the coronavirus. Find information on testing, personal protective equipment, and complete county data on COVID-19 infections.
You can also find information on the ADH’s coronavirus hotline, open 24 hours a day for healthcare providers and the general public.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus Center
The CDC is the most reliable source for the latest information for the public about the novel coronavirus. Find CDC guidelines on personal protective equipment, read a list of symptoms, track your own symptoms, and learn about the best ways to prevent the spread of the infection.
AHCA/AALA COVID-19 Information Center
From the Arkansas Health Care Association/the Arkansas Assisted Living Association
Explore information for assisted living facilities and long-term care facilities, as well as the latest protocols for facility employees and residents.
Arkansas Department of Health: COVID-19 Guidance for Mental and Behavioral Health
Many Arkansas residents are experiencing mental health crises during the coronavirus outbreak. To support residents with mental health concerns, the ADH has launched a special online center where people can find mental health hotlines, domestic violence hotlines and other support options.
Guidelines for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus
There are a few important guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19 that everyone should follow:
- Practice social distancing (at least 6 feet of space between yourself and others)
- Cover your face and mouth with a cloth covering when around others
- Cover your coughs and sneezes
- Regularly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Stay home if you feel sick
- Regularly clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces