Tagged: arkansas department of health

Arkansas Ending Program Providing Home Health Care to 13K

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/11/2015 6:50 am

Arkansas health officials announced Monday that the state is ending a home health care program that serves thousands of people, a move that could leave 2,300 workers and contractors seeking new jobs.

Eric Rob & Issac Agency Selected for Health Department's BreastCare Contract

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2015 12:00 am

The department has selected Eric Rob & Isaac of Little Rock to take over the account, which totals about $235,000 a year. If the department continues to renew the contract over a possible seven-year period, then the account is valued at $1.65 million.

Four Ad Agencies Up for State's Breastcare Marketing Contract

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/13/2015 12:00 am

Four Little Rock advertising agencies are in the running for a $235,000 marketing contract with the Arkansas Department of Health.

Poultry Flock Health Tied to Biosecurity

by Sean Beherec 4/13/2015 12:00 am

Preventing the spread of the disease sometimes comes down to the basics of biosecurity, the concept of ensuring the safety and well-being of a flock by curbing the disease’s introduction in the first place.

Arkansas Lawmaker Seeks Protections for Hair Braiders

by Associated Press 2/1/2015 9:17 am

An upcoming vote by Arkansas lawmakers could end a federal court lawsuit claiming the state unfairly discriminates against African-style hair braiders.

ADH: No More Changes to Birth Certificates After Ruling

by Associated Press 5/15/2014 10:42 am

Arkansas is no longer allowing gay couples to be listed as the parents on birth certificates after the state's high court said a prohibition on same-sex marriage licenses is still in effect.

Arkansas Health Department Issues E-Cigarette Advisory

by Associated Press 5/6/2014 12:04 pm

The Arkansas Health Department is cautioning consumers to be aware of the dangers of e-cigarettes, which use vapor to deliver nicotine.

Health Officials Trying to Lower C-Section Rates

by Mark Friedman 12/24/2012 12:00 am

Arkansas health officials and hospitals are trying to lower the state’s percentage of cesarean section births, which are nearly double the cost of a vaginal birth.

Despite Recent Openings, Arkansas Restaurant Market 'Flat'

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2012 12:00 am

With a flurry of new restaurants opening, is the Arkansas dining market growing post-recession?