COVID19

Thank You!

Two simple words can say so much...Thank You! To all of our friends and colleagues on the front lines, we see you and you are appreciated. #InThisTogether #ThankYou #SaysItAll #arkmed2020

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PPE Vendors at Arkansasready.com

The Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force has created a new website for resources and information on COVID-19. They have created a listing of PPE resources, as well as a list of PPE vendors in Arkansas. To view that information, visit arkansasready.com/ppe. PPE Road Show Update 5\7 - Clinics…

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Elective Surgery Call with ADH, This Wednesday, April 29

AMS is hosting a conference call  on Wednesday, April 29 from 12 - 1 p.m. for all interested physicians to hear and discuss the state’s plan to resume elective surgeries. Dr. James Bledsoe from the Arkansas Department of Health will be available to answer your questions. To join…

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AMS PPE Road Show: A Recap

The AMS PPE Road Show began Tuesday, April 21 with AMS staff making stops in Warren and Arkadelphia. The next day, trucks spread out across the state and made stops in Alma, Springdale, Mountain Home, Jonesboro, and Little Rock.  Supplies of gowns and gloves  were allocated based on…

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Wroten Named to Economic Recovery Task Force

On April 18, Governor Asa Hutchinson has created the Governor’s Economic Recovery Task Force to develop an industry-specific strategy and make recommendations to the Governor for Arkansas’s economic recovery from the effects of COVID-19. AMS Executive Vice President David Wroten was named to the task force, along with…

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AMS PPE Road Show Starts Today

The Arkansas Medical Society, in conjunction with Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Department of Emergency Management, will be bringing critical personal protective equipment (PPE) to medical clinics around the state beginning this week. In March, Governor Asa Hutchinson allocated $75 million dollars for the purchase of PPE and…

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Need Face Shields? Place Your Order with Largeprinting.com

Largeprinting.com is a digital design company from Kansas that operates several large format printers, as well as large format digital cutters. Recent events have caused them to refocus their resources, and they wanted to use their facilities and expertise to help with the PPE shortage, specifically face…

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AMS To Coordinate PPE Requests

In a recent phone call with AMS staff, Governor Asa Hutchinson expressed his commitment to getting PPE into the hands of community-based physician practices. The Governor has announced plans to make large purchases over the next few weeks and a portion of those purchases will be set aside…

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