Are You Protected from COVID‑19?

Last modified: April 16, 2021
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UAMS strongly recommends everyone over age 16 get a COVID vaccine as soon as possible. If you have any of these conditions, you can get very sick or even die if you get COVID-19.

  • Being overweight
  • Older than 65
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Cancer
  • Kidney disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Organ transplants
  • Certain medicines

The best way to make sure you stay healthy is for everyone to get a COVID vaccine. Talk with your health care provider about how you and your family can get the vaccine at UAMS. Everyone with you (age 16 and older) can get a shot today. You do not have to be a UAMS patient. There is no cost to you for the vaccine.

You can get answers to all your vaccine questions during your visit today.

It’s Quick and Easy to Get Your Vaccine at UAMS

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Some of these documents have been developed based on current needs and experiences. UAMS is an entity of the state which may have different requirements under federal and state law than your hospital, doctors, and other providers. This information is provided as a public service in response to continuing questions from various community providers. All information is subject to change as our response to this pandemic challenge continues. Consult your practice or facility leadership before adopting any practices or protocols provided here.