During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States government declared a public health emergency, which gave the federal government flexibility to respond to the unique circumstances the country was facing. As part of this state of emergency, states were not allowed to end Medicaid coverage for most beneficiaries, which meant those enrolled […]
Community Health and Research
How to use SNAP Benefits at the Farmers Market
Did you know that you can use SNAP benefits at your local farmers market? Here’s how! Visit the market manager booth with your EBT card. Swipe your EBT card for a certain amount. You will be given tokens for that amount. Use the tokens just like cash at the vendor booths. Any unused tokens may […]
Como usar los Beneficios de SNAP en el Mercado de Agricultores
Encuentra un mercado de Agricultores que acepte SNAP/EBT cerca de ti: fns.usda.gov/snap/farmers-markets-accepting-snap-benefits Visita el puesto del director del mercado con tu tarjeta de EBT. Te pedirán que deslices la tarjeta para que escojas una cierta cantidad. Se te otorgara crédito en forma de fichas por esa cantidad. Usa estas fichas, como si fuera efectivo en […]
Kilen kōjerbal jipan ko an SNAP ilo Jikin Wiakake eo an Rikkat ro
Pukot juon m, akūt ak jikin wia epaake eok me ej bōk SNAP/EBT: fns.usda.gov/snap/farmers-markets-accepting-snap-benefits Bōjrakļok ilo market manager booth eo kōn EBT card eo am. Run e ak kattōre EBT card eo am ilo mejjiin eo nan juon jonan. Renaaj lewaj token ko ekkar nan jonan ne kwar likit ilo card ne am. Kōjerbal token […]
Do you need a cancer screening?
There may be cancer prevention habits that you do every day, like getting physical activity or eating a balanced diet, but many of us fail to make time for regular screenings. Screening tests help doctors find cancer early, when it is easier to treat.
American Heart Month: What is A-Fib?
by UAMS Community Health & Research February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on the health of one of our most complex organs. The heartbeat is often called “the rhythm of life,” but sometimes it can beat irregularly, a condition called arrhythmia. The most common type of irregular heartbeat is called atrial fibrillation, […]
National Influenza Week – Dec. 5-9
Free Thanksgiving Food in Northwest Arkansas
Community organizations across Northwest Arkansas are offering free Thanksgiving food and/or meals to the community. See details below for availability in your area. Springdale Nov.19 – King’s Marshallese and Family Ia’Kwe Center – Saturday, Nov. 19 at 12pm – Come get your free meal. First 100 cars will get free groceries!! 1238 Moody Lane, Springdale, […]
Our Healthy Alliance Launches Campaign to Promote Health Literacy for Hispanic and Marshallese NWA Residents
UAMS Collaborates with EAST Students, City of Springdale to install StoryWalk at Murphy Park
FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Office of Community Health & Research worked with Springdale EAST students and the City of Springdale to install a StoryWalk at Murphy Park. A StoryWalk is a literacy-boosting project that separates and enlarges the pages of a children’s book and displays them on a walking path, encouraging […]