Baptist Health Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility at Vaccination Clinics to Anyone 12 And Older

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Effective Thursday, May 13, Baptist Health has expanded eligibility for the two-dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to all residents 12 years of age or older. Those under 18 require a parent or guardian’s consent.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday, May 12, approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 12 and older. The approval followed expansion of the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization earlier in the week.

Walk-up vaccinations for the vaccine are administered on a first-come, first-served basis at clinics that Baptist Health has set up across the state. Available dates and times vary by location. Baptist Health also accepts vaccine appointments at these locations.

  • Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock, 9601 Baptist Health Drive, Little Rock
  • Medical Office Building-North Little Rock, 3201 Springhill Drive, North Little Rock
  • Baptist Health Medical Plaza-Fort Smith, 1500 Dodson Ave., Fort Smith
  • Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway, 1555 Exchange Ave., Conway
  • Baptist Health Medical Center-Hot Spring County, 1001 Schneider Drive, Malvern
  • Baptist Health Medical Center-Arkadelphia, 3050 Twin Rivers Drive, Arkadelphia
  • Baptist Health Medical Center-Heber Springs, 1800 Bypass Road, Heber Springs
  • Baptist Health Medical Center-Stuttgart, 1703 N. Buerkle St., Stuttgart

Patients under 18 years of age should bring a photo ID or some form of identification/documentation that includes the patient’s name and date of birth. A parent must sign consent for minors to receive the vaccination.

For the latest information about COVID-19 vaccine availability or to make an appointment, please call 1-888-BAPTIST or log in to your MyChart account. Learn more about the vaccines by visiting


For 100 years, Baptist Health has delivered All Our Best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; a graduate residency program; and access to virtual care anytime, anywhere. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.