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UAMS East new sign 2UAMS East in Lake Village

Location:
2729 Highway 65 & 82 South in Lake Village, AR

Mailing address: 
Chicot Memorial Medical Center
2729 Highway 65 & 82 South
Lake Village, AR 71653

Phone numbers: 870-265-9291 (Leigh), 870-265-9377 (Laura)
Fax number: 870-265-9294

Contact: Leigh Anthony, Director of UAMS East in Lake Village
LAnthony@uams.edu

Laura Potter – Community Health Educator
potterl@chicotmemorial.com
Located in Chicot Memorial Medical Center

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and all major holidays.

 

UAMS East in Lake Village offers the following:

M*A*S*H – Application here.

CHICOT & DESHA

Medical Application of Science for Health is held in both Chicot and Desha counties. This program teaches local youth about health career opportunities, offers each student time to shadow a healthcare professional and certifies all students in CPR and First Aid.

CHAMPS

CHICOT

Community Health Action in Medical Public Service is a program for junior high school students in rural Southeast Arkansas. It is designed to inform students about health careers and also introduces the students to the importance of a community service.

AIM

CHICOT

Advancement Into Medicine (AIM) is a local organization for students, which encourages leadership, career development, and volunteer service.  AIM centers its efforts on improving health and healthcare.  Fashioned after the Doctors of Tomorrow non-profit group, AIM was established by former MASH students of Chicot County. The club sponsors health fairs, volunteers at community events, and participates in various other activities that educate residents about proper healthcare and wellness.

PRECEPTORSHIP & RESIDENCY ROTATION

CHICOT

UAMS East in Lake Village hosts preceptorships and selective rotations for senior students at Chicot Memorial Medical Center and Lake Village Clinic.

DELTA MEDICINE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

CHICOT

This free program supplies low-cost maintenance prescription drugs to insured and underinsured people of Chicot County and surrounding communities. Through the utilization of the PAPRX system, the program is able to facilitate communication with the many pharmaceutical companies offering discount drug programs. The program has impacted many of the chronic diseases burdening the residents of the community.

CMMC/UAMS East COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER

CHICOT

The Community Center provides a fully-equipped weight room to anyone in the community over 14 years of age.  A variety of weekly exercise classes are also available, including: Cycling, Senior Fitness, Zumba, Pilates, Aerobics, Cardio Circuit, Yoga and Muscle Madness.

EXERCISE/FITNESS CLASSES

CHICOT & DESHA

UAMS East in Lake Village provides weekly Zumba exercise classes at the J. Austin White Cultural Center in Eudora, Lake Village Health Care Nursing Home and Lake Village Assisted Living Center. Also Senior Fitness classes are taught at various locations in Desha County.

KIDS FOR HEALTH

CHICOT & DESHA

Kids for Health, a health education curriculum, is taught to youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade in Chicot and Desha County schools.

CPR/FIRST AID

CHICOT & DESHA

CPR and First Aid classes are held regularly for both healthcare providers and lay responders.

HEALTH EDUCATION FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN

CHICOT & DESHA

UAMS East in Lake Village hosts a variety of educational sessions at local schools, churches, business and healthcare facilities. Presenters prepare topics ranging from blood pressure to personal hygiene. Summer youth camps focusing on healthy lifestyles are also offered by

UAMS East.

SAFETY BABY SHOWERS

CHICOT & DESHA

UAMS East in Lake Village hosts monthly Safety Baby Showers offering group education on home and child passenger safety for expectant mothers and their support system in a fun baby shower setting.

SAFE SITTER

CHICOT

UAMS East in Lake Village offers the Safe Sitter course. This program provided hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques. Babysitters receive instruction on how to prevent problem behavior, how to run their own babysitting business, as well as basic first aid and infant/child choking rescue.

HEALTH SCREENINGS

CHICOT & DESHA

UAMS East in Lake Village provides health screenings on a regular basis to residents in Chicot and Desha County. Event locations included:  festivals, churches, businesses, community centers, etc. Blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol and BMI are screenings provided to the service area.