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Lawsuit filed on Arkansas work rule for Medicaid

Federal officials’ authority to OK state waiver at issue

Less than two months after winning a federal judge's order that blocked a work requirement for Kentucky's Medicaid program, advocacy groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Arkansas' similar requirement.

State extends hours of call center to answer questions about Arkansas Works' work requirement

The state has expanded the hours a call center is open to answer questions about a work requirement affecting Arkansas Works enrollees, the Department of Human Services said Tuesday.

Hepatitis A case prompts alert; Arkansas eatery's patrons urged to get vaccinated

A barbecue restaurant in Paragould on Monday became the seventh restaurant since February where a worker's diagnosis with hepatitis A prompted the state Department of Health to issue an alert.

Customers at Arkansas barbecue restaurant possibly exposed to hepatitis A, health department says

The state Department of Health issued another alert about hepatitis A on Monday — this time after an employee of a Paragrould barbecue restaurant tested positive for the disease.

Weight-loss program advised for state staff

Enrollment in an online weight-loss program for state and public school employees would triple, at a cost of about $1.7 million, under a committee recommendation made Friday.

$750,000 gift aids project at Arkansas clinic

Children’s gets lift in Jonesboro

Fowler Foods President Chris Fowler knows what it's like having to travel across the state to take advantage of the services offered at Arkansas Children's Hospital.

State agency issues 2nd hepatitis alert

Vaccines free in Fort Smith, Paragould

The diagnosis of a restaurant worker in Fort Smith with hepatitis A prompted the state Department of Health on Wednesday to issue its second alert about the disease in as many days.

Arkansas Children's Hospital: $750,000 gift will help it to double size of clinic

A $750,000 gift will help Arkansas Children’s Hospital double the size of its clinic in Jonesboro, the hospital said Thursday.

State agency issues 2nd hepatitis alert after restaurant worker's illness confirmed

Vaccines free in Fort Smith, Paragould

The diagnosis of a restaurant worker in Fort Smith with hepatitis A prompted the state Department of Health on Wednesday to issue its second alert about the disease in as many days.

Arkansas eatery worker's hepatitis A diagnosis prompts new health alert

Paragould site’s diners urged to get vaccinations

A Little Caesars Pizza in Paragould on Tuesday became the latest northeast Arkansas restaurant where a worker's diagnosis with hepatitis A prompted the state Department Health to issue an alert.