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Arkansas Local Department of Health and Agriculture Contact Information

Arkansas State Department of Health Contact Information

Most questions regarding food production, handling, sales and serving, including cottage food laws and regulations are handled by the state's local health department or department of agriculture, and sometimes by a city or county business registration office.

Arkansas Health Department

Arkansas local department of health contacts

LOCAL HEALTH UNITS

Name City Phone Hours
Arkansas County Health Unit - DeWitt DeWitt 870-946-2934 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Arkansas County Health Unit - Stuttgart Stuttgart 870-673-1609 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on 1st and 3rd Monday - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., FP Clinic on 2nd and 4th Monday 8 a.m. to 6p
Ashley County Health Unit - Crossett Crossett 870-364-2115 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ashley County Health Unit - Hamburg Hamburg 870-853-5525 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Monday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Baxter County Health Unit - Mt. Home Mt. Home 870-425-3072 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Benton County Health Unit - Rogers Rogers 479-986-1300 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Benton County Health Unit - Siloam Springs Siloam Springs 479-549-3794 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Boone County Health Unit - Harrison Harrison 870-743-5244 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Bradley County Health Unit - Warren Warren 870-226-8440 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Calhoun County Health Unit - Hampton Hampton 870-798-2808 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Carroll County Health Unit - Berryville Berryville 870-423-2923 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Chicot County Health Unit - Lake Village Lake Village 870-265-2236 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Clark County Health Unit - Arkadelphia Arkadelphia 870-246-4471 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Clay County Health Unit - Corning Corning 870-857-6281 8:30am - 3:30pm Monday only (lunch from 12pm to 1pm)
Clay County Health Unit - Piggott Piggott 870-598-3390 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st and 2nd Wed. 8am - 6pm, 3rd and 4th Thurs. 8am - 6pm
Cleburne County Health Unit - Heber Springs Heber Springs 501-362-7581 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Late NP Clinic on 1st, 3rd, & 4th Monday 9:30am - 6pm and 2nd Tues 9:30am - 6pm
Cleveland County Health Unit - Rison Rison 870-325-6311 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Columbia County Health Unit - Magnolia Magnolia 870-235-3798 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Conway County Health Unit - Morrilton Morrilton 501-354-4652 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Craighead County Health Unit - Jonesboro Jonesboro 870-933-4585 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Fri; Tuesdays 8am - 6pm
Crawford County Health Unit - Van Buren Van Buren 479-474-6391 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Crittenden County - Earle Earle 870-792-7393 8:30am to 4pm on 1st Wed, and every Thursday
Crittenden County Health Unit - West Memphis West Memphis 870-735-4334 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Fri; 8am - 6pm Tuesdays
Cross County Health Unit - Wynne Wynne 870-238-2101 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st, 3rd, 4th Tuesdays and 2nd Wednedays open until 6pm
Dallas County Health Unit - Fordyce Fordyce 870-352-7197 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Desha County Health Unit - Dumas Dumas 870-382-2377 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Desha County Health Unit - McGehee McGehee 870-222-3910 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Dr. Bates Outreach Clinic Springdale 479-751-3630 Monday, Wednesday - Friday 9am – 5:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am – 6pm
Drew County Health Unit - Monticello Monticello 870-367-6234 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., FP Clinic on Monday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., General Clinic 1st and 3rd Thursday - 8a to 6p
Faulkner County Health Unit - Conway Conway 501-450-4941 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Franklin County Health Unit - Ozark Ozark 479-667-2555 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Fulton County Health Unit - Salem Salem 870-895-3300 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st, 2nd, and 4th Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Late FP Clinic 3rd Wed 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Garland County Health Unit - Hot Springs Hot Springs 501-624-3394 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Grant County Health Unit - Sheridan Sheridan 870-942-3157 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Greene County Health Unit - Paragould Paragould 870-236-7782 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Fri; Tuesdays 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Hempstead County Health Unit - Hope Hope 870-777-2191 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Hot Spring County Health Unit - Malvern Malvern 501-332-6972 8:00 AM – 4:39 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Howard County Health Unit - Nashville Nashville 870-845-2208 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Independence County Health Unit - Batesville Batesville 870-793-8847 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Mon, Tues, Wed, and Fri; Thursdays 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Izard County Health Unit - Melbourne Melbourne 870-368-7790 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Late NP Clinic on 1st Tues 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jackson County Health Unit - Newport Newport 870-523-8968 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Late Gen Clinic 1st, 2nd, and 4th Tues 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Late NP Clinic 3rd Wed 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Jefferson County Health Unit - Pine Bluff Pine Bluff 870-535-2142 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General and FP Clinic on Thursday - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Johnson County Health Unit - Clarksville Clarksville 479-754-2949 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Lafayette County Health Unit - Lewisville Lewisville 870-921-5744 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Lawrence County Health Unit - Walnut Ridge Walnut Ridge 870-886-3201 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Late Clinic on 1st, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday, and 2nd Wed until 6 p.m.
Lee County Health Unit - Marianna Marianna 870-295-2400 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic 1st, 2nd, and 4th Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., FP Clinic 3rd Tuesday 8a to 6p
Lincoln County Health Unit - Star City Star City 870-682-5121 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Tuesday - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Little River County Health Unit - Ashdown Ashdown 870-898-3831 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Logan County Health Unit - Booneville Booneville 479-675-2593 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Logan County Health Unit - Paris Paris 479-963-6126 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Lonoke County Health Unit - Cabot Cabot 501-843-7561 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lonoke County Health Unit - Lonoke Lonoke 501-676-2268 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Madison County Health Unit - Huntsville Huntsville 479-738-2612 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Marion County Health Unit - Yellville Yellville 870-449-4259 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Miller County Health Unit - Texarkana Texarkana 870-773-2108 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday; Tuesday - Offer Late Family Planning Clinic until 5:00pm
Mississippi County Health Unit - Blytheville Blytheville 870-763-7064 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Mon, Tues, Wed, and Fri, Thursdays open until 6 p.m.
Mississippi County Health Unit - Osceola Osceola 870-563-2521 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., FP Late Clinic 1st Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 6 p.m., Gen Late Clinic 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Mondays 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monroe County Health Unit - Brinkley Brinkley 870-734-1461 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., General Clinic 1st, 2nd, and 4th Monday - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., FP Clinic 1st and 3rd Monday - 8a to 6p
Montgomery County Health Unit - Mt. Ida Mt. Ida 870-867-2331 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Nevada County Health Unit - Prescott Prescott 870-887-2004 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Newton County Health Unit - Jasper Jasper 870-446-2216 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Ouachita County Health Unit - Camden Camden 870-836-5033 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Perry County Health Unit - Perryville Perryville 501-889-5156 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phillips County Health Unit - Helena-W. Helena Helena-W. Helena 870-572-9028 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., General Clinic 2nd and 4th Monday - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., FP Clinic 1st and 3rd Monday - 8a to 6p
Pike County Health Unit - Murfreesboro Murfreesboro 870-285-3154 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Poinsett County Health Unit - Harrisburg Harrisburg 870-578-4480 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st Thurs 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., and 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Poinsett County Health Unit - Marked Tree Marked Tree 870-358-3615 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st Tuesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., 2nd, 3rd,and 4th Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Poinsett County Health Unit - Trumann Trumann 870-483-5761 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Polk County Health Unit - Mena Mena 479-394-2707 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Pope County Health Unit - Russellville Russellville 479-968-6004 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Prairie County Health Unit- Des Arc Des Arc 870-256-4430 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., General Clinic on Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Pulaski County Health Unit - Central Little Rock Little Rock 501-280-3100 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pulaski County Health Unit - Jacksonville Jacksonville 501-982-7477 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pulaski County Health Unit - North Little Rock N. Little Rock 501-791-8551 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pulaski County Health Unit - Southwest Little Rock Little Rock 501-565-9311 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pulaski County Regional Office Little Rock 501-280-4950 8am - 4:30pm
Pulaski County West Little Rock, Unit (WIC Only) Little Rock 501-224-1254 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Randolph County Health Unit - Pocahontas Pocahontas 870-892-5239 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st, 2nd, and 4th Monday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Late NP Clinic 4th Tues 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saline County Health Unit - Benton Benton 501-303-5650 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Scott County Health Unit - Waldron Waldron 479-637-2165 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Searcy County Health Unit - Marshall Marshall 870-448-3374 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Sebastian County - Fort Smith WIC Clinic Fort Smith 479-478-3062 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Sebastian County Health Unit - Ft. Smith Ft. Smith 479-452-8600 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Sevier County Health Unit - DeQueen DeQueen 870-642-2535 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Sharp County Health Unit - Ash Flat Ash Flat 870-994-7364 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Monday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Late NP Clinic 4th Thurs 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
St. Francis County Health Unit - Forrest City Forrest City 870-633-1340 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., General Clinic 1st and 3rd Tuesday - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., FP Clinic 2nd and 4th Wednesday - 8a to 6p
Stone County Health Unit - Mountain View Mountain View 870-269-3308 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thurs 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Late NP Clinic 1st Monday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Union County Health Unit - El Dorado El Dorado 870-863-5101 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM every Tuesday
Van Buren County Health Unit - Clinton Clinton 501-745-2485 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Washington County - Springdale WIC Clinic Springdale 479-927-3667 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Washington County Health Unit - Fayetteville Fayetteville 479-521-8181 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
White County Health Unit - Beebe Beebe 501-882-5128 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Late Clinic on Thursdays and Tuesdays until 6 p.m.
White County Health Unit - Searcy Searcy 501-268-6102 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Late Clinic on Tuesdays until 6 p.m.
Woodruff County Health Unit - Augusta Augusta 870-347-5061 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Late Clinic on Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Yell County Health Unit - Danville Danville 479-495-2741 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm
Yell County Health Unit - Dardanelle Dardanelle 479-229-3509 Monday, Wednesday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Tuesday's 9:30am to 6pm

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