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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

9 Reasons to Visit MANA Urgent Care

Urgent care clinics offer fast and convenient medical care, and at much a lower cost than an emergency room visit. MANA Urgent Care does not charge urgent care fees; your copay and fees are the same that you pay at your primary care provider. Sometimes people aren’t sure whether to head to the emergency room, […]

Christmas Light Safety

Decorating with Christmas lights is a cherished holiday tradition. Some families prefer a subtle display on the Christmas tree, while others look to light up the neighborhood with an extravagant light display. It’s easy to forget that hanging outdoor Christmas lights comes with a certain level of risk. Perhaps when you first started decorating you […]