Campus COVID-19 vaccine appointments continue to be available to the University of Arkansas community through the Pat Walker Health Center.
Although not required, it is strongly recommended that everyone get vaccinated against COVID-19. Not only will the vaccine protect you against COVID-19, but it will also help prevent serious illness if you contract the virus that causes COVID-19.
Schedule your vaccination appointment
Call 479-575-4451, option 1 to schedule and make an appointment
University employees and Students who need to be vaccinated can make an appointment by calling 479-575-4451, option 1. Online scheduling is not available at this time. Appointments are still required and appointments for the second dose (if applicable) will also be scheduled for convenience.
Additionally, vaccination appointments and clinics continue to be available off campus . To schedule an appointment at one of the many off-campus clinics, visit health.uark.edu/coronavirus/vaccine or see the NWA Council Calendar. The Arkansas Department of Health also offers a comprehensive list of pharmacies and vaccine clinics throughout the state, as well as a toll-free hotline at 1-800-985-6030.
CDC, FDA Lift Pause
The Centers for Disease Control and Federal Drug Administration recommend the single-dose Johnson & Johnson-Janssen vaccine.
Federal health agencies, after a temporary hiatus and a review of all available data, determined that use of Johnson & Johnson's Janssen (J & J / Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine may be resumed once again.
In addition to now offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Pat Walker Health Center will also resume offering the single-dose J&J vaccine beginning Monday, May 3. More information will be provided on the health center's plans to resume use of this vaccine. announced later this week.
Be protected. Enjoy the summer
The CDC has published public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people. Once you are fully vaccinated, you can:
Visit other fully vaccinated people indoors without wearing masks or physical distancing
Visit to unvaccinated single household individuals who are at low risk for severe COVID-19 disease indoors without wearing masks or physical distancing
Refrain from quarantine and testing after one Known exposure if asymptomatic
Resume domestic travel and refrain from pre-trip testing or post-trip quarantine.
Refrain from testing before leaving the United States for international travel (unless the destination requires it) and refrain from self-quarantine after returning to the United States.
People are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson / Janssen).
Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines.