Currently, there are over 61,000 Arkansans with an active case of COVID-19 with over 1,000 Arkansans hospitalized. This is the highest number of active cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
Over 75% of those hospitalized at UAMS due to COVID-19 are unvaccinated.
Vaccines are available across the state for everyone aged five and over, and boosters are available to those 16 and older who received the Pfizer vaccine and 18 and older to those who received the Moderna or Johnson and Johnson vaccines.
More information can be found HERE.
I urge you to consult with your doctor and consider getting vaccinated to help protect yourself and those in our community. If you do test positive, you can learn best practices and how to manage COVID-19 HERE.
To find a vaccine near you click HERE or call 1 (800) 803-7847.