River Valley COVID-19 Screening hotline number is (479) 289-6508. It is staff Monday – Friday 8a.m. to 6 p.m.

Residents are encouraged to use the hotline if they have any questions or concerns about COVID-19 or are experiencing any the following symptoms:

• Fever, chills or rigors
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Cough
• Sore Throat
• New onset of loss of taste or smell

"Take Personal Responsibility, Do Your Part, Follow Instructions”

-Mayor George B. McGill

 

COVID-19 & Social Distancing 

State and federal health officials have repeatedly advised that social distancing is an important step to take towards preventing the spread of this highly contagious virus. In an effort to protect public safety, the City of Fort Smith are implementing measures aimed at minimizing exposure.

Best Practices

We are reminding you to take the following measures to protect yourself and help prevent the spread of the virus:

  • practice good handwashing
  • cover coughs and sneezes
  • avoid touching your face
  • get your annual flu shot
  • stay home when you are sick

ADH has activated a call center to answer questions from health care providers and the public about the novel coronavirus. During normal business hours (8:00am – 4:30pm), urgent and non-urgent calls, please call 1-800-803-7847. After normal business hours, urgent calls needing immediate response, please call 501-661-2136.

For more information about Covid-19,Visit the ADH website.

 
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Fort Smith Statistics

316

Acres of Public Park Space

86,209

Inhabitants

68

Square Miles of City Limits

Home of the US Marshal's Museum

Your Elected Officials

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George B. McGill /Mayor

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Keith Lau /Position 1/Ward 1

Position 2, Ward 2

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André Good /Position 2/Ward 2

Position 3, Ward 3

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Lavon Morton /Position 3/Ward 3

Position 4, Ward 4

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George Catsavis /Position 4/Ward 4

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Robyn Dawson /Position 5/At-Large

Position 6, At-Large

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Kevin Settle /Position 6/At-Large/Vice Mayor

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Neal Martin /Position 7/At-Large