Sebastian County Judge Provides COVID-19 Vaccine Update


The office of Sebastian County Judge David Hudson issued an update regarding COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, March 16:

Essential government workers are included in Phase 1B for vaccinations. County elected officials and employees have been contacted to encourage scheduling a vaccination and that process continues to move forward.

Matthew Hicks with the Arkansas Department of Health advised there will be a vaccination clinic on March 23-March 26 at the Sebastian County Health Department located at 3112 S. 70th Street in Fort Smith, by appointment only, by calling 1-800-985-6030. Governor Hutchinson announced today that 1-C category may be vaccinated effective today.

  • Arkansans aged 16-64 with health conditions that increase their risk for severe COVID-19.
  • Essential works in:
    • Energy
    • Finance
    • Foodservice
    • Information technology and communications
    • Legal
    • Media
    • Public health/human services
    • Public safety
    • Shelter and housing
    • Transportation and logistics
  • People residing in high-risk settings; including those who are incarcerated or detained; those living in group homes, congregate settings, or crowded housing; and student housing such as dorms and Greek housing.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

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