White River Health System (WRHS) works closely with local and state officials to safely care for patients, provide a safe work environment for employees, and ensure the availability of medical care to the residents of the communities we serve. White River Health System provides testing for COVID-19 in our Rural Health and primary care medical clinics, outpatient treatment by referral, and hospital care, while continuing to care for patients with illnesses and medical conditions not related to COVID-19.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for medications for treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults:
Medications may be prescribed by primary care providers and dispensed by local pharmacies.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the emergency use of certain medications for the treatment of mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19 under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). These are investigational medicines used to treat mild-to-moderate symptoms of COVID-19 in adults and children (12 years of age and older weighing at least 88 lbs.) with positive results of direct SARS-CoV-2 viral testing, and who are at high risk of progression to severe COVID-19, including hospitalization or death. A referral from a primary care provider is required. Please download and review patient fact sheet as required by FDA EUA. The medication is administered at White River Medical Center. To speak to a healthcare professional about Monoclonal Antibody therapy, please call 870-613-0491. Patients are scheduled after referral clinical review. Providers may download patient fact sheet and referral form below. Please fax completed orders to (870) 793-1927.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the emergency use of EvusheldTM for pre-exposure prophylaxis of COVID-19 in certain adults and pediatric patients under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). EvusheldTM (tixagevimab co-packaged with cilgavimab) is a long-acting monoclonal antibody. To refer a patient for this therapy, please download the referral form and patient information. Fax completed orders to 870-262-1506 for scheduling.
WRHS visitor policy recognizes the important role of family, friends, and clergy in healing. Visitors are restricted for patients hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19. Every person entering a WRHS facility is required to wear a surgical mask. One will be provided if needed. Bandanas, cloth masks, and neck gators do not provide adequate protection and are not permitted. Visitors are restricted for patients hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19.
White River Health System (WRHS) provides COVID-19 testing at WRHS Primary Care and Rural Health Clinics.
Free at home COVID-19 tests may be ordered from the United States government. Every home is eligible for four at-home tests. Tests usually ship within seven to 10 days of order.
WRHS telehealth service, WaveLink, offers medical care, including COVID-19 assessments, using any smart phone, tablet, or computer with webcam. Connect with a WRHS certified Advance Practice Nurse (APRN) from the comfort of your home.
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus spreads mainly between people who are in close contact with on another (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
Stop the spread of COVID-19 misinformation by using trusted sources for information about coronavirus, testing, treatment, and vaccines. These sites include important information to help you stay healthy, current travel advisories, and mental health support. Your primary care provider is another trusted resource to help you make informed decisions regarding care for you and your family.
Below is a map displaying locations where the COVID-19 vaccine is available in the White River Health System service area.
COVID-19 vaccines protect against severe infection and hospitalization. Vaccines are approved for adults and children age five and older. The vaccine is free and available at local pharmacies or your local county health office. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has detailed information about vaccines we've linked on this page. Your local pharmacist or healthcare provider can answer your questions about vaccine safety and effectiveness.
El Sistema de Salud White River (WRHS) está preparado y está trabajando en estrecha colaboración con los funcionarios locales y estatales para atender a los pacientes, proteger a nuestros empleados y garantizar la disponibilidad de atención médica para los residentes de las comunidades a las que servimos. WRHS se enfoca en la salud y el bienestar de nuestros pacientes, visitantes, empleados y comunidades a través de la promoción del bienestar, la prevención de enfermedades y la educación.
White River Health System is dedicated to improving the health of residents in the communities we serve. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Arkansas Department of Health recommends residents stay at home except for essential tasks such as work, grocery shopping, or medical appointments.
School cancellations and closures of restaurants, movie theaters, parks, and other types of recreation create a vacuum in our otherwise busy schedules. We want to provide resources for you to help you manage and thrive while at home.
White River Health System Behavioral Health Services provide a Community Support telephone line to discuss mental health, self-care recommendations, information about community resources, medical assistance, and more. This is a free service of White River Health System. Someone is available to take your call Monday thru Friday from 10 am until 2 pm. Call (870)262- HOPE(4673)
White River Health System (WRHS) provides COVID-19 testing at WRHS Primary Care and Rural Health Clinics. For questions about the need for testing, use our interactive Coronavirus Assessment Tool on this site or call (870) 262-6877.
People with Symptoms of COVID-19
People with Close Contact to a person who has tested positive for COVID-19
People having a surgical procedure
Batesville Family Care
Cave City Medical Clinic
The Children's Clinic
The Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC
Drasco Medical Clinic
Melbourne Medical Clinic
Midway Medical Clinic
Newport Diagnostic Medical Clinic
Newport Weekend Clinic
Pleasant Plains Medical Clinic
Strawberry Medical Clinic
Stone County Family Medicine Clinic
Stone County Primary Care Clinic
Sugarloaf Medical Clinic
WRMC Medical Complex Southside