Where are the local COVID-19 vaccination clinics?


Arkadelphia Public School District

COVID-19 vaccine clinics are held every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Baptist Medical Center.

Arkansas has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the United States, at a staggering 37% of the state being fully vaccinated as of August 2 (according to Becker’s Hospital Review). As of August 1, The Arkansas Department of Health has recorded that the total active cases increased by 948 cases, bringing the total up to 19,738 active cases. With the new Delta variant making its way across the country, medical professionals encourage Americans to consider the COVID-19 vaccine.

Below is a list of vaccination clinics that are available to Arkadelphia and surrounding communities:

Walmart Pharmacy in Arkadelphia offers the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines through appointment only. Appointments are made through walmart.com.

Baptist Health Medical Center, located on Twin Rivers Drive in Arkadelphia, has vaccination clinics every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, or call 1-888-BAPTIST to schedule an appointment.

Clark County Health Unit on 605 South 10th Street in Arkadelphia offers the COVID vaccine through appointment only. Call 870-246-4471 to schedule an appointment. The hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each weekday.

Walgreens in Arkadelphia accepts walk-ins for the COVID vaccines while supplies last.

CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs offers the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 and up at the hospital clinic. To schedule an appointment, call 501-622-6556 or fill out an online form.

The Hot Springs School District is holding a vaccination in coordination with CHI St. Vincent at the Welcome Center (702 Main Street) on August 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Arkansas Department of Health maintains a list of COVID-19 Vaccination Sites at www.healthy.arkansas.gov. For more information on COVID-19 and the vaccine, visit cdc.gov.