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Arkansas State Board of Health

Act 96 of 1913 established the Arkansas State Board of Health. 

Board of Health members are appointed by the Governor and represent many organizations and professions concerned with public health. See Ark. Code Ann. § 20-7-102.

The Board is empowered to make all necessary and reasonable rules of a general nature for: protection of the public health and safety, general improvement of the sanitary and hygienic conditions within the state, suppression, and prevention of infectious, contagious, and communicable diseases, proper enforcement of quarantine, isolation, and control of such diseases and proper control of chemical exposures that may result in adverse health effects to the public.


Quarterly Meetings 2024

Meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month.

The Board may change the date of the meeting by majority vote.

Date Time Location Virtual Meeting Alternative (details to be provided later)
July 25
October 24
10am Freeway Medical Building
5800 W. 10th St., Ste. 906
Little Rock, AR
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Executive Committee Meetings
Executive Committee Meetings are only held at the discretion of the President and the Secretary/Director.
Board of Health Meeting Minutes (for minutes older than 2022, contact the Board's office)

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