Happy Thanksgiving!

MANA Clinics are closed on Thursday, November 26 for our staff members to enjoy the holiday with their families. Urgent Care and Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics’ Acute Care Clinics are open on Friday, November 27. Please see the special hours for each location below.  Thanksgiving hours at MANA clinics: Wednesday, November 25 MANA Family Medicine Thompson […]

Ways to Prevent Respiratory Illness

The world is still dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. For months you’ve heard that wearing a mask, washing your hands, and avoiding close contact with others (maintaining six feet of distance) can help slow the spread of coronavirus and COVID-19. There are other diseases and illnesses that can affect our respiratory tract, and we tend […]

Flu Shot Locations

During the pandemic, it is more important than ever to get your flu shot to stay healthy. MANA physicians and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend you get a flu vaccine as early as possible this year. According to the CDC, the flu vaccine has been shown to: prevent flu illnesses prevent doctor visits […]

Can You Go to a Walk-In Clinic 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. MANA Urgent Care offers walk-in clinic visits for patients during the COVID-19 outbreak. While concerns about exposure to coronavirus are reasonable, it is essential that you seek the medical care that you […]

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 […]

Fourth of July Safety During COVID-19

Fourth of July safety will look a little different this year. In addition to the normal considerations to have a safe and happy Independence Day, we must also protect ourselves from an invisible risk — coronavirus. Northwest Arkansas is a hot spot for COVID-19 right now. MANA physicians recommend you stay vigilant and continue practicing […]

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 […]

CDC Recommends Cloth Face Masks in Public

The CDC is now recommending wearing cloth face masks in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  We are asking you to please wear your mask to the clinic if you have an appointment. Mask Wearing 101: Learn more about the types of masks and how to wear one effectively! Learn how to make […]

What Should You Bring to an Urgent Care Visit?

Sometimes you need an urgent care clinic because of an emergency that requires immediate medical attention; there isn’t much you can do to prepare for this. However, there are many other reasons you might visit a walk-in urgent care clinic. Here’s what you need to bring for your urgent care visit. Basic items and information […]

MANA Urgent Care or ER?

Deciding where to get appropriate medical care can sometimes be hard when unexpected symptoms arise.  The emergency room is the obvious place for possible life-threatening emergencies. It’s not always clear, however, whether you should go to the ER or an urgent care clinic if you are unsure what is going on.  Walk-in urgent care clinics […]