As the largest primary care clinic system in the state of Arkansas, we feel a deep commitment to helping Arkansans navigate the truly unprecedented circumstances presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenges our society is currently facing, ARcare remains ready and willing to deliver critical healthcare resources to our communities. With over 45 primary care clinics across the state, serving every patient, regardless of their ability … [Read more...] about A Message from Our CEO, Dr. Steven Collier, regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic
Your health matters now more than ever, and we're here for you. Our clinics are OPEN. As our community continues to feel the increased impact of COVID-19, your health matters now more than ever. We want you to know that we are here for you. Our clinics are OPEN. We are equipped to handle your medical situation with your safety as our top priority. Please be assured that we are doing our part in taking care of the people we serve and we … [Read more...] about We’re Open and Here to Take Care of You
Across the country, the number of coronavirus cases is rising steadily as more people have access to COVID-19 testing. While each state is handling the rollout of coronavirus testing differently and releasing guidelines separately, the medical process of the test itself varies little, if at all. What Are the Guidelines for COVID-19 Testing In AR? Your healthcare provider will be able to provide you with detailed guidance about when and … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Testing in Arkansas | Step by Step
Despite what valuable research has come from studies of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), researchers are still trying to better understand how it spreads, how to protect against it, and how to develop and distribute effective methods of testing. Here’s the latest information on its symptoms and testing and how ARcare is helping its communities in this unprecedented time. What do we know about COVID-19 so far? 1. It’s easily … [Read more...] about What Are the Symptoms of the Coronavirus? Should I Get Tested?
In just four months, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has infected more than 1.5 million people in more than 200 countries. Here’s everything you need to know about treatment, prevention, and how to keep yourself and those around you safe during this time. 1. What is COVID-19? Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause everything from the common cold to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In December 2019, researchers … [Read more...] about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Treatment and Prevention
In just a few short weeks, COVID-19 has spread across the globe, infecting hundreds of thousands of people. At the time of this writing, the coronavirus has spread across more than 100 countries on every continent except Antarctica. It has been spreading at such a rapid pace that authorities are using all of their resources in an attempt to combat it. You have probably heard the words “telehealth” and “telemedicine,” but do you know what they … [Read more...] about How Telehealth Impacts Patient Care
On April 2, 2020, we reached an all-time high of 1 million confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide. This development placed intense pressure on health care workers and government officials around the globe to handle the situation with more care. The initial response to the virus has varied from country to country: some have dealt with it more easily, while others have had many setbacks. However, overall, things seem to be improving. One … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Telehealth: How ARcare doctors can give you quality care while upholding social distancing recommendations