White River Health System (WRHS) is prepared and is working closely with local and state officials to care for patients, protect our employees, and ensure the availability of medical care to the residents of the communities we serve. WRHS focuses on the health and well-being of our patients, visitors, employees, and communities through promotion of wellness, illness prevention, and education.
The following restrictions are in place for the safety of patients, visitors, and employees. Visitor guidelines may change based on the needs of our patients and local transmission and infection rates.
During the COVID-19 public health emergency, hospitalized patients may have two visitors at one time. Patients may request a visit from their personal Minister/Priest. Family members age 16 and older are allowed to visit.
All visitors should use the White River Medical Center East entrance and Stone County Medical Center Emergency Department entrance. Visitors will be asked questions regarding possible COVID-19 symptoms and exposure, the name of the patient they wish to see, and asked to allow a temperature screening. Every person entering a WRHS facility is required to wear a surgical mask. One will be provided if needed. Bandanas, cloth masks, and neck gators do not provide adequate protection and are not permitted.
Patients receiving outpatient care in the following settings may have one visitor/support person accompany them.
Patients hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19 may not have visitors.
White River Health System (WRHS) provides COVID-19 testing at WRHS Primary Care and Rural Health Clinics. If you feel you be tested for COVID-19, please call your Primary Care provider to schedule a test. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911.
People experiencing the following symptoms may need to be tested.
WRHS telehealth service, WaveLink, offers COVID-19 assessments using any smart phone, tablet, or computer with webcam. You will be asked about your possible exposure and symptoms you may be experiencing by a certified Advance Practice Nurse (APRN). You will be given instructions if it is determined you should be tested for COVID-19 or treated for respiratory illness.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Monoclonal antibody therapy Regen-COV(TM) (casirivimab/imdevimab) for the treatment/prevention of COVID-19 in at-risk patients. If you have a chronic health condition and symptoms of COVID-19, get tested and talk with your primary care provider about the risks and benefits of monoclonal antibody treatment.
Important Antibody Treatment Facts:
White River Medical Center provides monoclonal antibody therapy to patients referred by their Primary Care provider. Providers may fax completed referral forms to 870-262-3146. After clinical review, the scheduling office will contact your patient to set up an infusion appointment. To speak to a healthcare professional about Monoclonal Antibody therapy, please call 870-613-0491.
Download and review the benefits/risks of monoclonal antibody therapy with your patient and provide your patient with a copy the required Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Fact Sheet.
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus is thought to spread mainly between people who are in close contact with on another (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
White River Health System offers health care via WaveLink.
Below is a map displaying locations where the COVID-19 vaccine is available in the White River Health System service area.
The following are links to information regarding COVID-19 vaccination, support, travel, and post-vaccination.
White River Health System is dedicated to improving the health of residents in the communities we serve. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Arkansas Department of Health recommends residents stay at home except for essential tasks such as work, grocery shopping, or medical appointments.
School cancellations and closures of restaurants, movie theaters, parks, and other types of recreation create a vacuum in our otherwise busy schedules. We want to provide resources for you to help you manage and thrive while at home.
White River Health System Behavioral Health Services provide a Community Support telephone line to discuss mental health, self-care recommendations, information about community resources, medical assistance, and more. This is a free service of White River Health System. Someone is available to take your call Monday thru Friday from 10 am until 2 pm. Call (870)262- HOPE(4673)
White River Health System (WRHS) provides COVID-19 testing at WRHS Primary Care and Rural Health Clinics. For questions about the need for testing, use our interactive Coronavirus Assessment Tool on this site or call (870) 262-6877.
People with Symptoms of COVID-19
People with Close Contact to a person who has tested positive for COVID-19
People having a surgical procedure
Batesville Family Care
Cave City Medical Clinic
The Children's Clinic
The Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC
Drasco Medical Clinic
Melbourne Medical Clinic
Midway Medical Clinic
Newport Diagnostic Medical Clinic
Newport Weekend Clinic
Pleasant Plains Medical Clinic
Strawberry Medical Clinic
Stone County Family Medicine Clinic
Stone County Primary Care Clinic
Sugarloaf Medical Clinic
WRMC Medical Complex Southside
El Sistema de Salud White River (WRHS) está preparado y está trabajando en estrecha colaboración con los funcionarios locales y estatales para atender a los pacientes, proteger a nuestros empleados y garantizar la disponibilidad de atención médica para los residentes de las comunidades a las que servimos. WRHS se enfoca en la salud y el bienestar de nuestros pacientes, visitantes, empleados y comunidades a través de la promoción del bienestar, la prevención de enfermedades y la educación.