Get Ready for Back-to-School: Baptist Health Holding Free Immunization Clinics Across Central Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – As the new school year quickly approaches and many parents with young children are already thinking of back-to-school supplies, it’s also important to not forget about immunizations required by state law.

Baptist Health Community Outreach is offering several opportunities for free back-to-school shots. COVID-19 vaccines will also be available for children ages 12 and older. Vaccinations will be available at the following locations:


  • Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church (9921 AR 107)  – Aug. 4, 4-7 p.m.

North Little Rock

  • New Hope Baptist Church (1821 Edmond St.) – Aug. 6, 9 a.m. to noon
  • Heaven’s Loft (518 W. 26th St.) – Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Martin Street Youth Center (201 West Martin St.) – Aug. 13, noon to 3 p.m.

Little Rock

  • Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas (6221 Colonel Glenn Road) – Aug. 16, noon to 2:30 p.m.
  • Southwest Community Center (6401 Baseline Road) – Aug. 18, 4-7 p.m.
  • West Central Community Center (8616 Colonel Glenn Road) – Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Baptist Health Community Outreach Office (Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas Building,
    10117 Kanis Road) – Aug. 29, 3-6 p.m.

Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given to the first 50 children who receive immunizations at each location.

Each child’s shot records as well as proof of Medicaid coverage or other health insurance, if applicable, must be presented before shots are given.

For more information and to preregister, call (501) 202-1540. Walk-ins are welcome.

In addition to immunizations, Baptist Health Community Outreach offers non-emergent health care services at wellness centers and health fairs, flu-shot clinics, chronic disease management, and more – all at no cost for the underserved and uninsured in central Arkansas.

About Baptist Health

For more than 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.