Arkansas Poison Hotline

Remember to place this Poison Hotline number in your cell phone’s speed dial and somewhere conveniently located so you can see it. The Arkansas Poison Center is available 24/7 and is staffed with licensed doctors, pharmacists and registered nurses. Whether someone has ingested an extra dose of medicine or swallowed a cleaning substance or you just have a poison question, feel free to call! You will speak to a live person in two rings or less each time!

Primary/Permanent Teeth Eruption Chart

Please note: When you look at the tooth chart, you are looking into a person’s mouth with the jaws open. You’re facing the person, so their upper right jaw will be on the left of this image.

A Parent's Guide to Safe Sleep

Helping You Reduce the Risk of SIDS

Did You Know

  • About one in five sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) deaths occur while an infant is in the care of someone other than a parent. Many of these deaths occur when babies who are used to sleeping on their backs at home are then placed to sleep on their tummies by another caregiver. We call this “unaccustomed tummy sleeping.”

Getting Started With MyPlate

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MyPlate is part of a larger communications initiative based on 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help consumers make better food choices.

MyPlate is designed to remind Americans to eat healthfully; it is not intended to change consumer behavior alone.

MyPlate illustrates the five food groups using a familiar mealtime visual, a place setting.


Parental Depression

Maternal depression affects millions of families in communities nationwide. As a response to this urgent public health problem, Project LAUNCH – Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health – has compiled a list of resources for the prevention and early intervention of parental depression. Head Start and Early Head Start health services, family services and education staff are encouraged to explore this list to find appropriate resources on depression to share with families and partners.

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