UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative, CALS Present ‘Vaccine Update for Older Adults’ on Oct. 17

By News Staff

The program will be held in person at Dee Brown Library, at 6325 Baseline Road in Little Rock. A remote attendance option will be available via Zoom; visit for that link.

The program is organized and supported by AGEC at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Central Arkansas Library System. AGEC and CALS use these education sessions to provide social support, activities and conversation for older adults.

The Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative of UAMS is funded by a Health Resources and Services Administration grant of $3.7 million for a Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program.


About the Central Arkansas Library System

The Central Arkansas Library System includes 15 branch libraries located in Little Rock, Perryville, and throughout Pulaski County. CALS has the largest public library collection in Arkansas, including circulating collections of toys, telescopes, tools, hotspots, and more. CALS also provides a wide variety of programs and resources, such as the annual Six Bridges Book Festival and the Encyclopedia of Arkansas, the only state encyclopedia in the country to be produced by a library system. Library Square, the library system’s downtown Little Rock campus, includes the Main Library (closed for renovation), Ron Robinson TheaterBobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History & Art, and the Rock It! Lab, a resource for local and aspiring entrepreneurs.

About UAMS

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.