Keeping Physicians in Mind and Informed.
COVID-19 Update, 1/28/21
January 22, 2021 |
Status Update as of 1/27/21 from ADH Website: 

  • Total cumulative cases in Arkansas - 288,964
  • New confirmed cases since 1/26- 1,777
  • Active cases - 12,292
  • Recovered patients - 214,710
  • Deaths - 4,742
  • Patients in the hospital - 1,029
  • Patients on ventilators - 157
ACHI Update: Can Employers Require Staff to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19?

More than 250,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered statewide as of Wednesday, according to data posted by the Arkansas Department of Health. As the vaccine rollout continues and greater supply eventually becomes available, can Arkansas employers require their employees to get vaccinated for COVID-19? The ACHI team put together a new explainer to answer this question and others.

View our information on personal protective equipment at
or visit for Arkansas PPE vendors.
View the latest information from insurance carriers, HIPAA, and other sources on telemedicine during the COVID-19 crisis at
Financial Resources
We've compiled all of the financial resources that you may need for your clinic or practice during the COVID-19 crisis at
Got Questions? Let Us Help.

The Arkansas Medical Society is here to serve our physician members and their medical teams. On our website, we have a place that you can send us questions or share what you're experiencing. Visit and click on the Got Questions box. We will respond to your question as soon as possible. Thank you for your hard work and together we will make it through this crisis.
For more AMS COVID-19 Resources, visit