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Public Notice: ARcare Acquires New Transportation Vehicle

Public notice is hereby given this 10th day of April, 2019 that ARcare of 117 S. 2nd St. Augusta, AR 72006 has made application for funds through Section 49 U.S.C. Section 5310 for the purchase of the following type of passenger transportation vehicle: Small Cutaway Bus & Medium Roof Conversion Van.

This vehicle will be used primarily for the following purposes: Taking patients to and from dialysis appointments and medical visits.

Purchase of the above vehicle is considered essential to the efficient operation of this organization in provision of public transportation services to seniors and individuals with disabilities. There is no intent to infringe upon, or compete with, existing public or private transit operators, including Section 5307, urban public transit operators and Section 5311, rural public transit operators.

Any objection should be submitted in writing only to persons listed below. All comments will become a part of this organization’s application and will be a matter of public record. All written comments must be submitted within 30 days of the date of this notice. Any person wishing to request a public hearing on the proposed project must submit a request in writing within 10 days of the date of this notice to the persons listed below:

Dr. Steven Collier
CEO
ARcare
PO Box 497
Augusta, AR 72006
and to:
Greg Nation, Administrator
Public Transportation Programs Office
Arkansas Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 2261
Little Rock, AR 72203-2261

What It Means to Be a Federally Qualified Health Center

Patients in Arkansas who have difficulty affording medical care can benefit from going to a federally qualified health center. Learn more about what it means to be one of these centers. 

For some patients in Arkansas, getting regular medical care can be a financial challenge. For others, reaching a clinic in hard-to-reach areas, such as rural areas, poses difficulties that prevent them from getting routine medical care. Patients who have trouble receiving health care due to finances or location can get the care they need at a federally qualified health center in Arkansas.
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