Community Vaccination Clinic

Vaccination Clinic
Posted on 04/02/2021
Press Conference

The City of NLR hosted a news conference yesterday at Simmons Bank Arena. Officials announced the dates for the large-scale vaccination effort to be conducted by the cities of North Little Rock and Sherwood, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Simmons Bank Arena, Pulaski County and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Vaccinations will be available on Saturdays listed below from 9 am - 4 pm at Simmons Bank Arena:

April 10 - May 1 - May 22 - June 12

Everyone present at the clinics must wear a face mask. The clinics are prepared to vaccinate from 1,000 to 2,000 people daily. To make an appointment to receive a vaccination, call (501) 526-2211 or go to

“I am excited to see our plans for a Community Vaccination Clinic in North Little Rock come to fruition and provide vaccinations for such a large number of our citizens. A HUGE thank you to UAMS, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Simmons Bank Arena, Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde and Mayor Virginia Young, City of Sherwood for partnering with us.” - Mayor Terry Hartwick

Pictured from left to right:

  • Diane Whitbey, NLR City Clerk;
  • Maurice Taylor, NLR Ward 2 Council Member;
  • Amy Fields, NLR City Attorney;
  • Alicia Berkemeyer, Exec. VP & Chief Health Mgmt. Officer, BCBS of Arkansas;
  • Mayor Virginia Young, City of Sherwood;
  • Michael Marion, Simmons Bank Arena General Manager;
  • Mayor Terry Hartwick, City of NLR;
  • Maria Touchstone, ESL Director for NLR Schools;
  • Stephen Mette, CEO at UAMS;
  • Linda Robinson, NLR Ward 2 Council Member;
  • Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde;
  • Rev. William Robinson, First Baptist Church in NLR

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