UAMS to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations April 10 at Saint Mark Baptist Church in 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.

As of March 31, all Arkansans age 16 and older are eligible for vaccinations. A parent or guardian must come to the vaccine appointment with patients under 18.

To pre-register online, go to:

The vaccinations will be conducted by UAMS in cooperation with Saint Mark Baptist Church, The Derek Lewis Foundation, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Vaccinate the Natural State campaign, Bank of America Foundation and the Christian Ministerial Alliance. The Christian Ministerial Alliance includes: Allison Presbyterian Church, Pastor Marion Humphrey; Bethel AME; Bullock Temple CME, Pastor Dion Broughton; Better Community Development, Inc., Rev. Dr. William H. Robinson; Christ Temple Cathedral Church, Bishop Vernon E. Kennebrew; Eagle Rock Church, Rev. Hayward M. Battle; Pleasant Hill CME, Rev. Dr. Laverne Bell-Tolliver; St. Andrews UMC, Rev. Danita Waller-Paige; St. James CME, Rev. Shelby Taylor; St. Paul UMC, Rev. Maxine Allen; Methodist Behavioral Hospital/St. Andrews UMC, Dr. C.E. McAdoo; Shorter College, president, Rev. Dr. O. Jerome Green and Rev. Mary Williams, Presiding Elder, AME; Rev. Andrea Cummings, Associate Minister – Pulaski Heights UMC; Wesley Chapel & Duncan United Methodist Churches, Rev. Ronnie Miller-Yow; Islamic Center, Iman Johnny Hasan.

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-19 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.

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and eight institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute, Institute for Digital Health & Innovation and the Institute for Community Health Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS’ clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,275 students, 890 medical residents and fellows, and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 12,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), YouTube or Instagram.