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| FAYETTEVILLE – Jacob Warner, Tim’Mara Armstead and Karen Brown had been employed not too long ago by way of a partnership between the College of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), West Facet Pharmacy, Bryant Household Pharmacy and Arkansas Basis for Medical Care (AFMC) to assist individuals in Saline County navigate the well being care system.
As embedded group well being employees, Warner, Armstead and Brown can be found to reply fundamental well being care questions and supply training and assets to the general public. Neighborhood well being employees work inside their communities to assist the general public get the care they want and reply important well being care-related questions, comparable to when somebody ought to see a health care provider, and supply details about vaccines.
“We’re so happy to work with Jacob, Tim’Mara and Karen to supply the individuals of Saline County with a brand new useful resource as we enter the subsequent, and hopefully remaining, stage of the COVID-19 pandemic,” stated Stephanie Kruger, affiliate director of Neighborhood Applications within the UAMS Workplace of Neighborhood Well being & Analysis. “We’re additionally excited to work with West Facet Pharmacy, Bryant Household Pharmacy, AFMC and the Saline County group as we work to create a greater state of well being for all individuals in Arkansas.”
West Facet Pharmacy is positioned at 620 W. South St. in Benton and is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m.-noon. To contact the pharmacy or Warner with health- or vaccine-related questions, name 501-778-3151.
Bryant Household Pharmacy is positioned at 3801 AR-5 in Bryant and is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To contact the pharmacy or Armstead with health- or vaccine-related questions, name 501-847-2880.
To contact Brown with health- or vaccine-related questions, name 479-384-2262.
For extra details about the UAMS Neighborhood Well being Employee mission, go to nwa.uams.edu/chr/chw. For extra details about COVID-19, together with assets, cellular vaccine occasions and training, go to nwa.uams.edu/covid.
This mission is supported by the Well being Sources and Companies Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Division of Well being and Human Companies (HHS) as a part of an award totaling $9,892,799 with 0% financed with nongovernmental sources.
AFMC is a non-public, nonprofit group targeted on bettering well being and well being care by way of trusted, dedicated personal and public partnerships. Based on AFMC’s mission, our skilled and devoted management workforce and employees have efficiently delivered worth to our clients and companions for the previous 50 years.
UAMS is the state’s solely well being sciences college, with schools of Drugs, Nursing, Pharmacy, Well being Professions and Public Well being; a graduate college; a hospital; a most important campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide community of regional campuses; and 7 institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Most cancers Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Backbone & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Analysis Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Ageing, Translational Analysis Institute and Institute for Digital Well being & Innovation. UAMS contains UAMS Well being, a statewide well being system that encompasses all of UAMS’ medical enterprise. UAMS is the one grownup Stage 1 trauma middle within the state. UAMS has 3,240 college students, 913 medical residents and fellows, and 5 dental residents. It’s the state’s largest public employer with greater than 11,000 staff, together with 1,200 physicians who present care to sufferers at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Kids’s, the VA Medical Heart and Baptist Well being. Go to www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Discover us on Fb, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.
The UAMS Northwest Regional Campus contains 288 medical, pharmacy, nursing and well being professions college students, 64 medical and pharmacy residents, two sports activities drugs fellows, and 1,000 community-based school. The campus has 9 clinics together with a student-led clinic and bodily, occupational and speech remedy. College conduct analysis to scale back well being disparities.