Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Each year, the last full week of April is a special time to honor medical laboratory professionals who dedicate their lives to helping others. Lab professionals provide as much as 70% of the information doctors use for diagnosis. This year, we would like to recognize MANA lab professionals for their hard work and sacrifice. “Thank […]

Welcome, Dr. Scott Bland

Dr. Scott Bland joined the care team at MANA Urgent Care on College Avenue this month. He will work with Dr. Cody Smith and Physician Assistant Steven Johnson to provide quality, convenient urgent care seven days a week.  MANA has been short staffed at the Urgent Care location since the fall 2021. They are looking […]

Arkansas National Guard Arrives at MANA Clinics

On Monday, January 10, 2022, four members of the Arkansas National Guard arrived at MANA Medical Associates in Fayetteville to aid with COVID testing and screening. The National Guard members will be at several of MANA’s clinics including Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in Fayetteville, Family Medicine South in Fayetteville, and at two Urgent Care locations in […]

Get Your Flu Vaccine

It’s flu season, so it’s time to get your flu vaccine. Last year’s flu season was mild — amazingly so. The CDC reports that there were just 2,038 flu cases during the season from Sept. 27, 2020, to April 24, 2021, compared with about 38 million cases in the 2019-2020 season. What made the difference? It’s simple: […]

Physician Assistant’s Week

Physician Assistants are a relatively new type of healthcare professional. The category arose in the 1970s as a creative solution to doctor shortages, and now there are more than 150,000 highly trained physician assistants in the United States.  In May 2021, the American Association of Physician Assistants voted to change the title of this position […]

AMA Sets Urgent Care Standards

The American Medical Association has issued a special report on urgent care facilities, suggesting some new principles for their operation. According to the AMA, urgent care centers must: Help patients who do not have a primary care physician or usual source of care to identify one in the community. Transfer a patient’s medical records to […]

Independence Holiday Hours

In observance of Independence Day, many MANA Clinics will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021. For unexpected medical needs, MANA Urgent Care on College will have limited hours on Sunday and both locations are open Monday. . Sunday, July 4, 2021 MANA Urgent Care, 1673 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville – Open 7 am to […]

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 – […]