Is This an Emergency?
If you are experiencing a medical emergency you should seek appropriate emergency medical assistance by calling 911 or proceeding to your nearest Emergency Department.
COVID-19 Screening vs. Testing
Being screened and being tested are very different. If you aren't sure which one is right for you, go to our quick guide. It breaks down the differences and gives you options.Screening vs. Testing Guide
Who Could Benefit From Screening?
Screening is appropriate if you aren’t sure if you should be tested. For example, if you have symptoms, but no exposure to a confirmed-positive person. Screening is also appropriate if you are not sure if your symptoms are COVID-19 symptoms.
COVID-19 Screening Details
This is intended for adults (at least 18 years old) currently located in Arkansas. The online screening routes you to receive testing if it is deemed necessary. You are able to request a virtual visit at the end of the screening, but a virtual visit is not required in order to get a COVID-19 test.
Note: This service is available from 8 AM – 10 PM. It is for screening only and not for ordering tests.Begin Screening
Other Screening Options
For screenings or questions regarding COVID-19, you can now call the UAMS Health hotline at 1-800-632-4502.
For patients less than 18 years old, 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.
Who is eligible for a HealthNow visit?
People in Arkansas. Patients do not have to be Arkansas residents to be seen by HealthNow but anyone who wants to be seen must be within the borders of Arkansas at the time of their visit.