Covid-19 Information & Resources

With the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic, as always, we are committed to providing valuable and credible information to keep you safe. The following websites are trusted, verified sources for information about coronavirus.

Changes are happening daily, so we’re also providing a Daily Coronavirus Update of local, state, and national announcements.

 

National
Center for Disease Control
World Health Organization; WHO Advice for the Public
United Way Covid-19 Community Response & Recovery Fund
211.org works in conjunction with the United Way; specialists connect people with disaster, food, housing, utility, health care resources and more

State
UAMS: Free Covid-19 Online Screening; UAMS Hotline # 800-632-4502
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Info Page; ACH has a 24-hour Hotline, where callers will reach a child health nurse:  800-743-3616
Arkansas Dept of Health; Hotline # 501-661-2136
• ADH Cases by County Map, updated 4 times daily

Local
City of Hot Springs Covid-19 News & Updates
• Hot Springs Hotline for Covid-19 questions # 501-760-4307; 8am to 5pm, 7 days a week
• Lake Hamilton School Dist Info Page and Facebook
• Hot Springs School Dist HSSD News and Facebook
• Lakeside School Dist Info Page and Facebook
• Jessieville School Dist Website & Facebook
Arkansas PBS AMI programming 

• Please consider donating to Jackson House; they need additional volunteers and funds to meet the growing need for food and assistance in our community.

• There are now 5 drive through clinics operating in Hot Springs and Garland County, to further evaluate those experiencing symptoms. You are asked to call the Hotline for a telephone assessment BEFORE going to one of these screening sites.

⋅ Convenient Care Clinic – 100 McGowan Court next to CHI/St Vincent (M-F 7am-8pm. Sat/Sun 8am-8pm)
⋅ Convenient Care Clinic – HSV, 4419 Highway 7 North  (M-F 730am-6pm. Sat 8am-3pm. No Sunday hours)
⋅ Lakeside Family Medicine – 124 Hollywood, near National Park Hospital (M-F 830am-5pm. No weekend hours)
⋅ First Care walk in – On Adcock Road just off Airport Rd (M-F 8:30am-5pm. Sat 9a-1p. No Sunday hours)
⋅ Fountain Lake Clinic – 4517 Park Ave (M-F 830a-5p. Sat/Sun 9a-1p)

• If your business has been affected by COVID-19, please complete this worksheet and return to Arkansas Division of Emergency Management at businesscovid19@adem.arkansas.gov

• As of 3/17/20, Gov Hutchinson has waived the waiting period for unemployment insurance if people are laid off as a result of Covid-19. In addition, Arkansans do not have to apply for unemployment insurance in person; they can apply online. Also, they do not have to report in person to continue their benefits. These waivers are in effect for 30 days.