New COVID-19 Testing Priorities in Northwest Arkansas

As of July 2, 2020, due to an increased testing demand and a national shortage in the COVID-19 testing reagent and supplies, the Northwest Arkansas health care community needs to prioritize COVID-19 viral testing for people who meet certain criteria.  MANA Clinics will offer COVID-19 viral testing according to the new criteria outlined below:  Symptomatic […]

What Is Broad Spectrum Sunscreen?

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. One in five Americans develops skin cancer by the age of 70. About 90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. This means that wearing a broad spectrum sunscreen can help reduce […]

COVID-19 Testing at MANA

There are two types of tests for Coronavirus Disease 19, viral tests and antibody tests. According to the CDC: A viral swab test tells you if you have the disease. An antibody test tells you if you have previously been infected.  An antibody test may not show if a person has been infected because it […]

When Will COVID-19 End?

Facts and information about the coronavirus pandemic are constantly changing. Visit the CDC site for the most up-to-date information during the COVID-19 outbreak. The first COVID-19 case in Arkansas was announced on March 11th, 2020, and daily life has changed in the months following the first case of coronavirus disease. Schools have switched to alternative […]

Should I Wear a Face Mask?

Facts and information about the coronavirus pandemic are constantly changing. Visit the CDC site for the most up-to-date information during the COVID-19 outbreak. Wearing a cloth face mask is an easy way that you can help flatten the curve and protect the health of your community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend wearing […]

Tasty and Nutritious Family-friendly Peanut Recipes

Peanuts are a common allergen, but for those who aren’t allergic, they’re also a nutritional powerhouse. Just 100 grams of peanuts gives you 25.8 grams of protein, 8.5 grams of fiber, healthy fats, and plenty of vitamins and minerals. Try the comforting and healthy peanut recipes on this page to bring some variety to your pantry […]

What Should You Do If You Have Been Exposed to COVID-19?

Facts and information about the coronavirus pandemic are constantly changing. Visit the CDC site for the most up-to-date information during the COVID-19 outbreak. Even if you are practicing social distancing and taking measures to prevent COVID-19, you may find that you have come in contact with the coronavirus. Maybe a family member tests positive for […]

Temporary Clinic Hours

Updated June 22, 2020 MANA clinics are open and here for you. You can rest assured that MANA physicians and staff are taking every precaution to keep our patients safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are following the recommendations of the American Medical Association (AMA), the Center of Disease Control (CDC), and the Occupational […]

Are You Snacking More Than Usual?

Facts and information about the coronavirus pandemic are constantly changing. Visit the CDC site for the most up-to-date information during the COVID-19 outbreak. You’re doing your part to mitigate the spread of coronavirus: practicing social distancing, washing your hands properly, and staying home as much as you can. These actions help flatten the curve of […]

Fun Ways to Stay Physically Active at Home

Adults need at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day. Children need 60 minutes of physical activity every single day. Staying active provides several health benefits; it can help you maintain a healthy weight, improve your mood, and reduce your risk for chronic health problems. Here are a few fun ways to stay physically […]