Are you putting off getting medical care because of the coronavirus? Join Dr. Dean Kumpuris, medical director of Fifty for the Future, for three Facebook Live noon “lunch and learns” addressing current healthcare topics with local health experts. The live events are part of the Take Care Arkansas campaign to improve the health of central Arkansans.
- July 1: What Hospitals and Emergency Rooms are Doing to Keep Patients and Visitors Safe with Baptist Health and CHI St. Vincent
- July 8: Surgery Considerations, Diagnostics and Pretesting with Arkansas Surgical Hospital and Arkansas Heart Hospital
- July 15: Telehealth, Checkups, Immunizations and Annual Visits with Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Participants can ask questions, which can be submitted on each event’s Facebook page ahead of time.
Take Care Arkansas is intended to remind Arkansans that our state’s hospitals, emergency rooms and physician offices have never been safer or better prepared to provide care. There is no need for Arkansans to delay their healthcare, which can often lead to worsening conditions or improper healing. The campaign encourages Arkansans to be safe, but seek the care they need to get and stay healthy.
Fifty for the Future is an Arkansas non-profit organization led by progressive, community-minded business leaders with the mission of identifying, developing and supporting regional projects and policies that will have a significant long-term positive impact on the metro Little Rock region. Priority areas of focus include economic development, public education/workforce development and public safety. The organization recently brought together six leading hospitals to launch the Take Care Arkansas PSA campaign.
The six hospitals are Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Arkansas Heart Hospital, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, Baptist Health, CHI St. Vincent and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a sponsor of the Take Care Arkansas initiative.