COVID-19 and Herd Immunity

A virus can only live and reproduce if it has a host to live in. If one person has a cold, the virus can live in that person. When the host gets over the cold, the virus will die and cannot continue to live or reproduce. Its only hope is that the person with the […]

Hunter Safety

Hunter safety should be top of mind during hunting season. It might not be, if your mind is on the thrill of the chase, the beauty of nature, or the tasty food you plan to rustle up with your catches.  But hunter safety depends on preparation. Read through the information below and make sure you […]

Happy New Year!

We wish you a safe and happy new year! Some MANA clinics are closing early for New Year’s Eve. All MANA clinics are closed on New Year’s Day.  We look forward to serving you in the New Year! December 31, 2020 MANA Family Medicine Har-Ber – Closing at 12:00 pm MANA Family Medicine Springdale – […]

Holiday Plans and COVID-19

Updated December 10, 2020 It’s time to make holiday plans — but COVID-19 can make that difficult. Here is some expert advice to help.  Avoid travel The safest option is not to travel this year. Put off your holiday travels until next year, when the virus should be under better control. There may be cases […]

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 different types of tests for Coronavirus Disease 19, including diagnostic viral tests and antibody tests. Your doctor will help you determine which type of test is right for you.  Diagnostic Tests  Who should consider a diagnostic COVID-19 test? If you meet the criteria below, contact your physician.  If you have symptoms: cough shortness […]