Arkansas Department of Health

Type: Organization
Name: Arkansas Department of Health
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

State keeps eye on 13 students for Ebola

The Arkansas Department of Health is monitoring the health of 13 college students who recently arrived in the state after traveling from African countries affected by Ebola, the department's director said Friday.Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Unaccompanied Children Pose Little Risk of Spreading Infectious Disease

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The following information was released by the Arkansas Department of Health:The Arkansas Department of Health, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has concluded that unaccompanied children who have arrived in ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Community holds meeting to discuss plant waste and pollution

CROSSETT, Ark. (KNOE 8 News) - Some people are concerned about the potential environmental and health hazards caused by the Georgia Pacific Plant in Crossett. To address those concerns, multiple government agencies held a public meeting. We spoke to people ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Unaccompanied children pose little risk of spreading infectious disease

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Health, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has concluded that unaccompanied children who have arrived in the state from Central America pose little risk of spreading infectious diseases ... [Published Russellville Courier - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Agencies to hold joint meeting in Crossett

Crossett,Ark.(KNOE, ADEO, ADH, & US.E.P.A.R.6)-The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 6 will hold a joint meeting in Crossett on Aug. 26 at ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Agencies to hold G-P meeting

State and federal agencies will host a joint meeting at Crossett Middle School next week to discuss Georgia-Pacific’s Crossett operations.A statement from the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality said the meeting is a follow-up to similar meetings, ... [Published Chicot County News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Residents await test results to see if boil order can be lifted

Residents of 15 homes on Pine Street in Paris are awaiting test results to see if a boil order affecting them can be lifted.The homes, located on Pine Street between Fifth and 10th streets, were placed on the boil order Monday, according to Donnie Reames, ... [Published Paris Express - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Arkansas Department of Health Monitoring Ebola Outbreak

LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - While Ebola poses a very low risk to Arkansans, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is keeping a close watch on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to ensure the safety of Arkansas citizens.ADH is working with hospitals, ... [Published KARK TV - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 4 reports

Mercury found in fish from Lake Ouachita

- KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback SportsMercury found in fish from Lake OuachitaThe Arkansas Department of Health is issuing a fish consumption advisory for Lake Ouachita.The Department of Environmental Quality tested fish from the lake and ... [Published KATV - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

ADH launches new campaign

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Department of Health’s Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program is unveiling its newest cessation testimonial campaign, featuring Alberta Faye Hires for the second time.Hines made her first debut in 2009, as part of the cessation ... [Published Banner News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Second peak of rabies season in Arkansas

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- A second peak of rabies cases is on the horizon according to the Arkansas Department of Health.There have been 105 confirmed rabies cases in Arkansas this year with 26 in Pulaski County and 13 in Lonoke County. Although there have ... [Published Kait 8 - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Kissing Bug Tests Positive in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, AR.-Just recently the Arkansas Department of Health put out a warning about an insect known as the Kissing Bug. So far the department has only tested one of these insects and that one carried the potentially deadly disease know has Chaga ... [Published KARK TV - Aug 04 2014]

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Highley also warned that the carbon reduction targets EPA sets for Arkansas would mean shuttering coal-burning power plants.  "Given these [projected] reductions, it is very likely we would have to close something" he said in his presentation, "and White Bluff and Independence are prime targets...
"We've has scientist and chemist to come here in Crossett and test the air and test the water, to find this is bad" Bouie said
"It seemed something geographical. We thought at first it might be a squirrel parasite," Commins said. "It took us a while to sort of put everything together" and finger the tick
"These tests are checking for prostate problems,” Wilson said. “I encourage men over 40 to come get these free exams. It's a great opportunity to get early detection for prostate cancer.”"

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Booneville OKs Contract For Fluoridation Equipment [Published Southwest Times Record - Aug 31 2014]
Food safety inspections 08-30-14 [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Aug 30 2014]
State keeps eye on 13 students for Ebola [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 30 2014]
State health officer tells lawmakers of Ebola p... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Aug 29 2014]
Arkansas stakeholders debate impact of proposed... [Published The City Wire - Aug 29 2014]
Will the EPA carbon rule destroy jobs or create... [Published Arkansas Times - Aug 29 2014]
Unaccompanied Children Pose Little Risk of Spre... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 28 2014]
Unaccompanied children pose little risk of spre... [Published Russellville Courier - Aug 27 2014]
Community holds meeting to discuss plant waste ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 27 2014]
Agencies to hold joint meeting in Crossett [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 26 2014]
Clary property purchase approved by Stuttgart C... [Published Stuttgart Daily Leader - Aug 25 2014]
Agencies to hold G-P meeting [Published Chicot County News - Aug 21 2014]
Fort Smith To Fluoridate Drinking Water [Published Southwest Times Record - Aug 21 2014]
Cotter man allergic to red meat from tick bite [Published Baxter Bulletin - Aug 21 2014]
Residents await test results to see if boil ord... [Published Paris Express - Aug 20 2014]
New Shots Required [Published Arkansas Catholic - Aug 20 2014]
Health Expo set for weekend [Published Hope Star - Aug 19 2014]
Game and Fish notebook (Aug. 16, 2014) [Published Russellville Courier - Aug 17 2014]
Food safety inspections 8-16-14 [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Aug 16 2014]
Arkansas Department of Health Monitoring Ebola ... [Published KARK TV - Aug 14 2014]
A cautionary word to Arkansas travelers about E... [Published Arkansas Times - Aug 13 2014]
Nix: No mercury worry here [Published Siftings Herald - Aug 13 2014]
Pharmacy OneSource Announces Free Webinar on Pe... [Published Noodls - Aug 13 2014]
Death of Williams Sparks Conversation About Sui... [Published KARK TV - Aug 12 2014]
Mercury found in fish from Lake Ouachita [Published KATV - Aug 12 2014]
High Levels of Mercury Found in Lake Ouachita Fish [Published KFSM - Aug 12 2014]
Fish consumption advisory issued for Lake Ouachita [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 12 2014]
Lake Ouachita Fish Consumption Advisory Issued [Published Fox 16 - Aug 11 2014]
Boil Order Issued for Winslow Water System [Published KFSM - Aug 10 2014]
New Immunization Requirements For The 2014-15 S... [Published KARK TV - Aug 10 2014]
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BH : Rabies / North-America / USA [0:0] [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Apr 11 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140411-43333-USA Date / time: 11/04/2014 04:18:47 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Rabies Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arkansas Description: Rabies is on the rise in Arkansas with Pulaski ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Apr 11 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140411-43333-USA Date / time: 11/04/2014 04:18:47 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arkansas Location: [Pulaski County] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
BH : Rabies (skunks) / North-America / USA [0:0] [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Feb 15 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140215-42695-USA Date / time: 15/02/2014 05:37:32 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Rabies (skunks) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arkansas Description: Two skunks in west Pulaski County ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 15 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140215-42695-USA Date / time: 15/02/2014 05:37:32 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arkansas Location: [Pulaski County] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
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