Grant County Partners
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS), a flagship Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare provider, is one of the largest and busiest VA medical centers in the country. Its two hospitals, located in Little Rock and North Little Rock, anchor a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, ranging from disease prevention through primary care, to complex surgical procedures, to extended rehabilitative care. This System serves as a teaching facility for more than 1,500 students and residents enrolled in more than 65 educational programs; its principal affiliate is the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
CAVHS is reaching out to veterans through its community-based outpatient clinics in Mountain Home, El Dorado, Hot Springs, Mena, Pine Bluff, Searcy, Conway, Russellville, its Home Health Care Service Center in Hot Springs, and a VA Drop-In Day Treatment Center for homeless veterans in downtown Little Rock. Throughout its rich 90 year history, CAVHS has been widely recognized for excellence in education, research, and emergency prepardedness, and -first and foremost -for a tradition of quality and caring for Arkansas veterans.
Community-Based Outpatient Clinics
In addition to our main facility, we offer services in eight community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —
- Conway, Arkansas
- El Dorado, Arkansas
- Hot Springs, Arkansas
- Mena, Arkansas
- Mountain Home, Arkansas
- Pine Bluff, Arkansas
- Russellville, Arkansas
- Searcy, Arkansas
VA CORE VALUES
- Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.
- Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.
- Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
- Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.
- Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.
VHA’s Mission and Vision
Honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.
This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.
It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation’s well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Its main goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability. The CDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease control and prevention. It especially focuses its attention on infectious disease, food borne pathogens, environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury prevention and educational activities designed to improve the health of United States citizens. In addition, the CDC researches and provides information on non-infectious diseases such as obesity and diabetes and is a founding member of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.
Center for Healing Hearts and Spirits
Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
Arkansas Department of Health – Central
Services Provided: Providing resources to Arkansans as well providing organizations with resources to implement comprehensive health initiatives in all sectors of health
Little Rock, AR
(501) 202-7000 https://www.baptist-health.com/
Services Provided: Baptist Health exists to provide quality patient-centered services for every need and condition, from A to Z. We’ve selected some of your most commonly-searched services, but the depth of what we offer extends far beyond this list. If you’re having trouble finding what you need, please be sure to try the search box at the top of this page. We also have friendly representatives at Baptist Health HealthLine ready to assist with information or even scheduling appointments, if needed. Call HealthLine toll-free at 1-888-227-8478.
Arkansas Tobacco Control
Service Provided: The agency’s primary mission and responsibility is to regulate the sale of tobacco in the State of Arkansas and enforce all laws pertaining to tobacco. The agency regulates tobacco manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers. Our job is to serve these businesses by helping them be aware of all the laws governing tobacco sales in Arkansas and to serve the citizens of our state in the process. An important role the agency plays is enforcing the tobacco sales to minor prohibition. This is done through free training provided to merchants, educational efforts and undercover operations that determine if retailers are complying with the law and protecting our youngest citizens. Currently, Arkansas’ sale to minor violation rate is one of the lowest in the nation.
Arkansas State Hospice and Palliative Care Association
Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas promotes quality end-of-life care and serves its members in their public service goals. HPCAA serves the following purposes in meeting our larger mission:
- To be a common voice for HPCAA members in issues surrounding end-of-life care.
- To be a catalyst for improving end-of-life care in Arkansas.
- To represent its members on hospice and end-of-life care matters in state federal policy-making.
- To be a focal point in Arkansas for communications with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
- To provide educational opportunities for its members and the community on end-of-life care issues.
- To promote hospice care in Arkansas.
- To encourage recognition of hospice volunteers throughout Arkansas.
- To serve as a communication conduit among HPCAA members.
- To promote high standards for hospice care in Arkansas.
- To uphold the highest ethical standards among its members.
– See more at: http://www.hpcaa.org/About.aspx#sthash.oInuZMFh.dpuf
Arkansas State Dental Hygienists Association
Conway, AR 72033 501-514-0255 http://asdha.net/
Services Provided: To improve the public’s total health, the mission of the ASDHA is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing the awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.