Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Visit this website daily for the latest information that AHCA has to share about COVID-19. As concerns arise with the emerging coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, we are working with our state partners, including Arkansas Department of Health and Arkansas Department of Human Services to ensure nursing centers receive necessary guidance to prevent the spread of this disease.


May 1, 2023 – Click Here for CMS QSO Memo 23-13-ALL – Guidance for the Expiration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)


Notifications & Reporting Cases

April 2023 – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) would like to inform providers that moving forward, COVID-19 case reporting will follow normal communicable disease reporting methods; as well as, required reporting through the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).

You can find the communicable disease form at the following link: CommunicableDiseaseReportingForm.pdf (

Additional information on reportable diseases at the following link: Communicable Diseases Arkansas Department of Health

If further assistance is needed, please contact the HAI Team at or 501-280-4368.

NHSN Reporting – LTCF COVID-19 Module