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| FAYETTEVILLE – Dalfuna Inexperienced was employed not too long ago by way of a partnership between the College of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and St. Francis Low cost Pharmacy to assist individuals in St. Francis County navigate the well being care system.
As an embedded group well being employee, Inexperienced is on the market to reply fundamental well being care questions and supply training and assets to the general public. Group 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 Dalfuna to supply the individuals of St. Francis County with a brand new useful resource as we enter the subsequent, and hopefully remaining, stage of the COVID-19 pandemic,” mentioned Stephanie Kruger, affiliate director of Group Applications within the UAMS Workplace of Group Well being & Analysis. “We’re additionally excited to work with St. Francis Low cost Pharmacy and the St. Francis County group as we work to create a greater state of well being for all individuals in Arkansas.”
St. Francis Low cost Pharmacy is situated at 1132 N. Washington St. in Forrest Metropolis and is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon. To contact the pharmacy or Inexperienced with health- or vaccine-related questions, name 870-594-0760.
For extra details about the UAMS Group Well being Employee mission, go to nwa.uams.edu/chr/chw. For extra details about COVID-19, together with assets, cell vaccine occasions and training, go to nwa.uams.edu/covid.
This mission is supported by the Well being Assets 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.
UAMS is the state’s solely well being sciences college, with faculties of Drugs, Nursing, Pharmacy, Well being Professions and Public Well being; a graduate faculty; a hospital; a predominant 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 Getting old, Translational Analysis Institute and Institute for Digital Well being & Innovation. UAMS consists of UAMS Well being, a statewide well being system that encompasses all of UAMS’ medical enterprise. UAMS is the one grownup Stage 1 trauma heart 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 workers, together with 1,200 physicians who present care to sufferers at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Youngsters’s, the VA Medical Middle 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 consists of 288 medical, pharmacy, nursing and well being professions college students, 64 medical and pharmacy residents, two sports activities medication 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 cut back well being disparities.