Healthy Connections is taking Covid-19 testing on the road and will test anyone who wants to be tested.
Beginning in late May, non-profit Healthy Connections will begin FREE testing for Covid-19 regardless of symptoms on its mobile testing bus. The first four stops on the tour will be:
- Wednesday, May 27 – 900 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Malvern (Teeter Plaza parking lot).
- Thursday, May 28 – 3604 Central Avenue, Hot Springs (Healthy Connections clinic parking lot).
- Friday, May. 29 – 121 Cordoba Center Drive, Hot Springs Village (Century 21 parking lot).
- Tuesday, June 2 – 1701 S. Harrison Street, Little Rock (Franklin Community Health Center).
Covid-19 testing is no longer limited to high-risk or symptomatic patients. Testing will be done from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on each of these days on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment is needed.
The mobile testing bus is a 40-foot-long medical unit recently acquired by Healthy Connections. Call 888-710-8220 for more information and see the updated testing schedule at www.GetTestedFree.com. Additional dates will be added soon with planned stops in Mena, De Queen, Arkadelphia, Little Rock, Benton, Mount Ida, Gurdon, and more. Contact Healthy Connections if you wish to have the testing bus visit your hometown or even your business.
The Healthy Connections Community Health Network is also testing patients for Covid-19 at all of its primary care clinic locations in Little Rock, Hot Springs, Malvern, Arkadelphia, Mount Ida, Mena, and De Queen. Appointments can be made at these locations by calling 888-710-8220.
Healthy Connections primary care, pediatrics, and women’s health clinics are open and seeing patients both in-clinic and on telehealth for all conditions. Healthy Connections dental is also seeing patients for all services in both Mena and Hot Springs. And Healthy Connections specialists, including cardiology, podiatry, chiropractic, and more, are seeing patients for all services.
Additionally, Evolve Behavioral Health and Medication Management is seeing patients in-clinic and on telehealth for mental health services. Learn more about Evolve at www.evolvebhs.com.
Healthy Connections and Evolve accept Medicaid, ARKids 1st, Medicare, and most private health insurance. There is also a sliding-fee scale for patients without health insurance who qualify. Medicaid patients may be required to switch their primary care provider to Healthy Connections before they can be seen.
Learn more about Healthy Connections at www.healthy-connections.org.