COVID cases are on the rise. Protect yourself and others through social distancing, using sanitary precautions, and getting vaccinated. All Arkansans age 12 or older are now eligible to receive the vaccine. Use the links below for more guidance and vaccination locations. 

 

 

Vaccinate the Natural State Q&A

With COVID-19 cases rising in Arkansas, having a vaccinated workforce is important to keeping business running smoothly. But some employees may have concerns about getting a vaccine. As part of the Vaccinate the Natural State initiative, Dr. Creshelle Nash presented a webinar to answer questions about the virus and the vaccine. You can view the webinar online and share with your employees.

Vaccinate the Natural State Quick Facts

You can find videos, toolkits and other resources to encourage employees to get a vaccination at VaccinateArkansas.com

You can find videos, toolkits and other resources to encourage employees to get a vaccination at VaccinateArkansas.com

Fighting employee burnout

Keeping a healthy, productive workforce is good for your employees mental health and your bottom line – replacing an employee can cost 1.5-2 times the employee’s salary.

What to Do If You Received the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

If you received the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, your risk of having a blood clot is also very low and that risk will decrease over time.

Contact your healthcare provider and seek medical treatment urgently if you develop any of the following symptoms:

  • Severe headache
  • Backache
  • New neurologic symptoms
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Leg swelling
  • Tiny red spots on the skin (petechiae)
  • New or easy bruising

If you have any adverse events after vaccination, report them to v-safe and the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System