Public Health

No Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis in Arkansas

News Release: Arkansas Department of Health   For More Information Contact: Office of Health Communications and Marketing Ed Barham, (501) 280-4147 October 9, 2012 (Little Rock) - A multistate investigation of cases of fungal meningitis in at least ten states is being conducted by the Centers for Disease…

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No Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis in Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Health: (Little Rock) – A multistate investigation of cases of fungal meningitis in at least ten states is being conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but no cases have been reported in Arkansas so far. This outbreak has been linked to patients…

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Arkansas Autism Partnership Accepting Applications

The Arkansas Autism Partnership is currently accepting applications for an intensive intervention program for young children with a confirmed medical diagnosis of autism. Children must be between the ages of 18 months and five years. They must also meet the financial and level of care eligibility requirements. This…

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Possible Measles Cases in Northwest Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has been notified of 3 siblings (ages 10,14 and 17 years) with presumptive measles. One of the three siblings recently returned from travel to Romania, Italy and Switzerland and developed symptoms consistent with measles shortly after returning to Arkansas on August 9th.…

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