Numerous sites around Arkansas offer covid-19 screening and testing.
ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
The Health Department offers testing at its health units.
A list is at healthy.arkansas.gov/health-units.
People should make appointments.
The tests are for people with symptoms; exposed to someone who has tested positive; or who live in or have traveled to an area with active transmission of the virus.
A patient's health insurance plan may be billed.
Phone screenings for children at (800) 743-3616. (archildrens.org).
Viral and antibody testing at all of its urgent-care clinics, in Benton, Bryant, Cabot, Fort Smith, Jacksonville, Little Rock and North Little Rock.
According tobaptist-health.com/coronavirus/, other locations include:
• A triage station in the Medical Towers II parking deck at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. Patients are billed for an emergency room visit.
• A tent near the Ouachita Valley Family Clinic in Camden.
• Drive-thru clinics at Baptist Health Family Clinic-Caddo Valley in Arkadelphia at (870) 245-2198 and Baptist Health-Hot Spring County in Malvern at (501) 413-9106. Call to make an appointment.
Baptist Health's 24-hour hotline is (888) 227-8478.
CHI ST. VINCENT
Screening and testing at CHI St. Vincent Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic, CHI St. Vincent Convenient Care-Hot Springs and CHI St. Vincent Convenient Care-Hot Springs Village. (chistvincent.com/patients-visitors/coronavirus).
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS
Twelve community health centers offer screenings and testing at 61 locations. Information is available at (833) 508-0774 or chc-ar.org/coronavirus-testing-sites.
Conway Regional Medical Center performs screenings. (conwayregional.org/patients-visitors/covid-19-info).
Offers tests by appointment only at clinics in De Queen, Sherwood and Maumelle. (877) 442-3669.
St. Bernards Health Care offers drive-thru testing and free screening near the Arkansas State University campus. (870) 336-5651 or (870) 336-5671.
NATURAL STATE LABORATORIES
Natural State Laboratories in Little Rock, in collaboration with Sniffle Health, a telemedicine company, offers testing at various locations. (ar-covid19.com).
Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas in Rogers has an "evaluation site." Call (479) 717-7585 to be screened. (mercy.net/practice/mercy-hospital-northwest-arkansas/).
Northwest Health System has testing sites at Northwest Medical Plaza-Bentonville, 601 S.W. Regional Airport Blvd., and Northwest Medical Plaza-Eastside, 2158 Butterfield Coach Road, Suite 100, Springdale. (479) 306-7507.
Washington Regional Eureka Springs Family Clinic performs screening. (wregional.com/main/coronavirus).
Washington Regional Urgent Care in Fayetteville offers testing at 3 E. Appleby Road in the William L. Bradley Medical Plaza. Hot line is (479) 463-2055.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff performs screenings. (jrmc.org/covid19/).
• Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado, (870) 863-2000.
• South Arkansas Medical Associates in El Dorado, (870) 862-2400.
• Little River Memorial Hospital in Ashdown, (870) 898-5011.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences offers free online screenings at uamshealth.com/healthnow and (800) 632-4502.
UAMS Medical Center has a drive-thru clinic on the ground floor of a parking garage at Shuffield and Jack Stephens drives in Little Rock.
The hospital will hold a drive-thru screening and testing clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Saint Mark Baptist Church at 5722 W. 12th St. in Little Rock. The church, city of Little Rock, Arkansas Children's hospital, the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock and the National Urban League of Arkansas also are participating.
The event is for people with symptoms such as cough, fever or shortness of breath. UAMS physicians will determine whether the patient meets the criteria for testing. Patients will not have to pay out of pocket for the screening or testing.
Walmart and Quest Diagnostics have testing sites in the parking lot of the retailer's home office in Bentonville, at Fort Smith Park and at the Walmart on South Shackleford Road in Little Rock. Patients must first go to myquestcovidtest.com to be screened and to schedule appointments.
Walmart and eTrueNorth have testing sites at store parking lots in West Memphis, Hot Springs, Texarkana and Jonesboro.
Visit DoINeedaCOVID19test.com to be screened and to make appointments.
A Section on 05/22/2020
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