UAMS to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations March 12 at Shorter College in North Little Rock

By Ben Boulden

The clinic is available to pre-registered patients only. No onsite registration will be allowed. There is no out-of-pocket cost to the patient. UAMS will administer the vaccinations. Vaccinations are currently only available to individuals in the following phases:

Phase 1-A: Health care workers, long-term care residents and staff, EMS, fire and law enforcement who serve as first responders and other high priority groups.

Phase 1-B: People age 65 years and older, educators, food and agriculture, essential government and others. More information about who is in the 1-B category.  (Please bring proof of employment for verification).

To pre-register online, go to:

The vaccinations will be conducted by the UAMS in cooperation with Shorter College, Dixie Community Addition, City of North Little Rock, 12th Episcopal District, Eighth Street Baptist Church, Dark Hollow Community Neighborhood Association, the Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Bank of America Foundation.

To request a mobile vaccination clinic in an Arkansas city or town, please fill out a request form here:

UAMS also operates a public vaccination clinic in partnership with the City of Little Rock at the Centre at University Park, located at 6401 West 12th St., in Little Rock. The COVID Vaccine Clinic is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

Appointments are available and can be requested by calling (501) 686-8960 or visiting If phone lines are busy, callers will be asked to leave a message. Calls and online requests will be returned in the order in which they are received.

Even if you don’t have any COVID-19 symptoms, wash your hands regularly and practice social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from other people not in your household, and wear a mask in public. An online screening tool is available at Phone screening is available through the UAMS Health hotline at 800-632-4502.