June 18, 2018

Brian Cotten has been named associate vice chancellor for campus operations at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective July 1.

June 18, 2018

This is an update to the Hepatitis A (Hep A) outbreak in Northeast Arkansas. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has previously alerted the public about potential exposures in food establishment settings. Risk factors for getting Hep A in this outbreak are close contact with someone who has Hep A; restaurant workers; people with infections or chronic diseases like Hep B or C, HIV/AIDS, or diabetes; drug use; homelessness; or incarceration.

June 18, 2018

Two computer class — Computer Basics and Intermediate Computers — and two computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support and Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Your iPhone & iPad — will be taught in July for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

The courses will be presented by the Little Rock Digital Learning Center, a nonprofit volunteer group. Courses begin July 2. The schedule is:

-One-on-One Computer Support, July 2-31; Call for appointment.

June 18, 2018

Due to the growth of the practice, which is currently splitting space on three different floors at Baptist Health Medical Center, CARTI is expanding its footprint and creating an updated, spacious clinic for its North Little Rock patients. The new construction will be two stories and nearly 24,000 square feet.

A lease for the building was signed, and is with SETUp, Inc. Polk Stanley Wilcox are the architects, and Flake and Kelley Commercial will manage the building. 

Once all of the designs are completed, the project is estimated to take 12 months. 

June 19, 2018

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common genetic disease worldwide and is estimated to affect over a thousand people throughout the State of Arkansas. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) recognizes June 19 as World Sickle Cell Day and encourages Arkansans to consider blood donation to support those living with SCD.