When Can I Be Around Others After 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. You tested positive for COVID-19, or you were exposed to coronavirus and developed symptoms of COVID-19. You responsibly decided to stay at home and isolate so that you did not expose anyone […]

Why You Need a Flu Shot During COVID-19

The flu might be overshadowed this year by SARS-CoV-2, but the influenza virus is still a major health concern. Like COVID-19, the flu is a contagious and potentially fatal respiratory illness caused by a viral infection. However, unlike COVID-19, we currently have effective vaccines to prevent the flu. A flu shot is especially important during […]

Accidental Addiction and the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid drug misuse is a national health crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70 percent of the 67,367 drug overdose deaths in 2018 involved opioids. Each day, 128 people die from an opioid overdose in the U.S. What are opioids? Opioids are a class of drugs including both legal pain relieving […]

Self-Care During 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. It’s normal to experience stress and anxiety throughout life, but the coronavirus pandemic amplifies these feelings. Adjusting to the new normal and dealing with uncertainty on a daily basis can be exhausting. […]

Keeping Track of Your Kid’s Vaccination Schedule

Vaccinating your children is one of the most important things you can do for their health and for the health of the community. But which vaccinations should your kids get, and when? The vaccination schedule may seem complicated and hard to remember, but help is available. Here’s how to keep track. Vaccination schedule You probably […]

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

MANA offers COVID-19 testing at several locations in Northwest Arkansas to people with symptoms of the virus.  COVID-19 symptoms are fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, runny nose, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.  Follow the CDC quarantine instructions until you […]

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 […]