COVID-19 Information

Experiencing Symptoms Related to COVID-19?

Visit UAMS Health Now.

Using CARES Act emergency funds, UAMS’s Psychiatry Research Institute has set up its new program providing telehealth mental health services:

If your child is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, call 1-800-743-3616 to speak with an Arkansas Children’s pediatric nurse. Nursing staff will be available for questions and phone screenings 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Helpful Numbers

The Arkansas Department of Health and each of Little Rock’s hospitals that are on the front lines of the COVID-19 response have activated call centers at each of their facilities. These call centers are designed to answer questions and conduct phone screenings. Click here to see the full list of helpful phone numbers.

Best Practices

Everyone is reminded to take the following measures to protect themselves and help prevent the spread of the virus: 

  • get vaccinated and boosted
  • practice good hand washing
  • cover coughs and sneezes
  • avoid touching your face
  • get your annual flu shot
  • stay home when you are sick 

City of Little Rock COVID-19 Updates and Information

Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. continues to strongly urge residents to follow CDC guidelines on social distancing and to wear a mask if at least six feet of distance cannot be maintained.

State and federal health officials have repeatedly advised that social distancing is an important step to take towards preventing the spread of this highly contagious virus. In an effort to protect public safety, the City of Little Rock has implemented measures aimed at minimizing exposure.

Modified Operations/Closings

Little Rock Police Department buildings are currently closed to the public. Emergency (911) and non-emergency (501-371-4829) numbers are still taking all calls. Residents can also use online reporting for non-emergency incidents at

Residents and businesses are encouraged to handle business online and city staff will be on hand to respond. Those needing to make payments may do so at


The City of Little Rock and its partners are seeking volunteers for a variety of needs in our community related to the COVID-19 response, including helping pass out & assembling sack meals.

To sign-up, go HERE and scroll down to “HELPING THE COVID-19 RESPONSE.”


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