COVID-19 Vaccine

We are following the Arkansas Department of Health's guidelines for vaccination.

Please see the priority schedule below to see where you might fall (full schedule not yet finalized/approved and subject to change).

Use the form below to add yourself to our waiting list to receive notification when vaccine is available for your group.

arkansas department of health vaccine priority schedule:

Phase 1-A: (began 12/14/2020)

  • PRIORITY GROUPS:

      • Hospital workers

      • Long-term care consultant pharmacists

      • Long-term care staff

      • Long-term care survey and certification staff

      • Primary care (family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics)

      • Occupational health

      • Urgent care

      • Any health care worker performing COVID-19 testing or COVID-19 vaccinations

      • University health center

      • School nurses: K-12 school health

      • Dental

      • Pharmacy

      • Program for All inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) workers

      • Home health, Private Care/Personal Care

      • Hospice

      • Dialysis

      • Blood donation center workers

      • Emergency Medical Services: paramedics, EMTs, firefighters, law enforcement officers

  • OTHER HEALTH CARE WORKERS:

      • Specialist physician/APRN clinics (cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, nephrology, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pain management, pulmonology, radiology, urology, and other specialties not already vaccinated)

      • APRNs

      • Athletic trainers

      • Behavioral health

      • Chiropractors

      • Health professions students

      • Lab technicians

      • Medical assistants

      • Mortuary service providers, coroners, and medical examiners

      • Nurses

      • Occupational therapy

      • Optometry

      • Organ transplant/procurement center

      • Physical therapy

      • Physician assistants

      • Podiatry

      • Respiratory therapy

      • Social workers

      • Speech therapy

      • Xray/imaging

      • Workers needed to transport patients to health care facilities and provider appointments

      • Any other health care workers and support staff in health worksites not previously listed, such as clerks, receptionists, and janitors at risk of COVID-19 infection

NOTE: This group does NOT include: veterinarians, patients over 65, patients living in independent living facilities that are not licensed as long-term care, assisted living, or a residential care facility with in the state of Arkansas, spouses, children, or other relatives of eligible patients, friends of eligible patients, public school employees above, governmental workers and politicians, patients with chronic medical conditions unless any of these meet the requirements above.

(Arkansas Department of Health)

Phase 1-B: (not yet approved)

  • Essential Workers:

      • Individuals age 70 and older

      • Frontline essential workers:

          • Teachers and school staff

          • Food and agriculture workers

          • Firefighters/police not in 1A

          • Manufacturing workers

          • Grocery store workers

          • Public transit workers

          • Childcare workers

          • U.S. Postal Service workers

          • Essential government workers

(Arkansas Department of Health)

Phase 1-C: (not yet approved)

  • Persons at increased risk for severe disease

      • Individuals ages 65-69

      • Individuals ages 16-64 with high risk medical conditions

      • Essential workers

          • Transportation and logistics

          • Water and wastewater

          • Food service

          • Shelter and housing

          • Public safety

          • Finance

          • IT and communications

          • Energy

          • Media

          • Public health workers