COVID-19 Healthcare Information

December 2, 2020

Free Drive-Thru COVID testing and flu shot clinic

UAMS is offering free COVID Testing and flu shots at the Schmieding Center in Springdale (2422 N. Thompson). Monday - Friday, noon to 7 p.m. 

  • No appointment needed. 
  • Symptoms not required. 
  • Walk-ups welcome.
  • Spanish, Marshallese, and English-speaking staff are available.
  • For more info: 479-334-7027 

Information about COVID-19 Testing Sites

Updated August 27

Google list of COVID-19 Testing Sites in Fayetteville.

The Northwest Arkansas Council maintains a list of current testing sites for our area here

Click here to view the Arkansas Department of Health Guidance for Getting Tested and links to testing sites.

Community Health Centers
The 11 members of the Community Health Centers of Arkansas are offering screening and testing for Coronavirus at 61 sites across the state. Most offer drive-through or tent screening. It is recommended that you call before visiting.The Fayetteville clinic is located at 3162 W Martin Luther King Blvd.  Click here to view map.  The center’s phone number is 479-751-7417.  The full list is available for download here (Excel) or PDF.

Fayetteville Testing Resources

Updated August 27

Arkansas Department of Health

Arkansas Department of Health Call Center: ADH has activated a call center to answer questions from health care providers and the public.

o 1-800-803-7847 (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

o 501-661-2136 (after hours)

Arkansas Children’s Northwest

COVID-19 testing is available by appointment only at the drive-through testing site for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients up to age 21 with an order from a physician. Once an order is obtained, parents can call 479-725-6995 (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) to schedule an appointment for drive-through testing.

Community Clinic

o Fayetteville Medical: 3162 W. Martin Luther King Blvd; Suites 13/14, Fayetteville, AR 72704 hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

o Call 479-751-7417 to make an appointment

o Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Washington Regional Medical Center

Washington Regional Coronavirus Hotline 479-463-2055 

  • Call 479-463-2055 an established hotline to determine if further evaluation or testing is warranted. 
  • Available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Washington Regional Coronavirus (COVID-19) Screening/Testing Clinic 

  • Provides COVID-19 testing for individuals without symptoms, but who have had a direct exposure to COVID-19 
  • 3318 N. North Hills Blvd, Fayetteville, AR  
  • Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 
  • Appointment not necessary

Washington Regional Urgent Care – Fayetteville location

  • Provides evaluation, treatment and testing for individuals with symptoms of COVID-19 and respiratory illness
  • 3 E. Appleby Road, Suite 101, Fayetteville, AR (located in the William L. Bradley Medical Plaza)
  • Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week 
  • Appointment not necessary

Karas Health Care Walk-in Clinic

MedExpress Urgent Care

UAMS Northwest

o COVID-19 UAMS Hotline: UAMS has set up a coronavirus hotline for people who have questions or feel they may have symptoms.

o 1-800-632-4502

ONLINE SCREENING: UAMS HealthNow is available for free COVID-19 screenings. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to patients of all ages across the state of Arkansas and is accessible from a smart phone, tablet, laptop or computer with video capabilities.


• Spanish speaking screeners are available. Marshallese speaking screeners available 4/1

Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks

• Veterans enrolled in VA health care: For veterans who are concerned they may have symptoms of COVID-19, flu or cold, contact the VA at 800-691-8387 before going to scheduled appointments. Clinical staff are available to provide 24/7 virtual care and support, including nurse advice and triage. This service is available at no cost to Veterans enrolled for VA health care.

o 800-691-8387

Para obtener información sobre la línea directa COVID-19 en español del Departamento de Salud de Arkansas, haga clic aquí. .

Important Information about COVID-19 Screening for foreign-born residents

Alert: the US Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) encourages all those, including aliens, with symptoms that resemble Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (fever, cough, shortness of breath) to seek necessary medical treatment or preventive services.  Such treatment or preventive services will not negatively affect any alien as part of a future Public Charge analysis.  

Mental Health Resources

The pandemic can make anyone feel anxiety, stress, or grief. Below are some links to resources that can help you maintain your mental wellness during this trying time. 

National Alliance on Mental Health COVID-19 Information.

Mental Health America: COVID-19 Information and Resources

The Arkansas Support Network has several resources and information for COVID-19 as it relates to people with physical and intellectual disabilities, children with autism, and more.