Community Services

Medical & Counseling

Bone Marrow Drive
Hosted every spring by the College of Pharmacy, this Delete Blood Cancer event conducts cheek swabs on volunteers to determine if they match patients in need of bone marrow donations.
For: Ages 18-55
Cost: Free
Schedule: Spring
Contact jsmith17@harding.edu.

Community Health Wellness Screening
As part of a class, nursing students draw blood, take blood pressure, measure height and weight, and give feedback about results to those participating. Education is offered to improve health and evaluate personal risk factors.
For: Adults
Cost: Varies depending on tests ordered
Schedule: Once in the fall and spring.
Visit harding.edu/calendar for dates.

Compassion Clinic
Professional counseling students offer counseling, child play therapy, group counseling and couples counseling.
For: All ages
Cost: $10
Schedule: Tuesdays from 2-8 p.m.
Contact aenglish@harding.edu or 501-279-5926.

Day of Caring
This is a community day for health services offered in July. College of Pharmacy students provide blood pressure, blood glucose, body weight/mass index and carbon monoxide screenings.
For: All ages
Cost: Free
Schedule: July
Contact jsmith17@harding.edu.

Foster Family Physical Examinations
The physician assistant program provides free basic physical exams to meet foster program requirements for families beginning or continuing foster care. Exams are conducted in the Clinical Skills Center of the Henry and Grace Farrar Health Sciences Building.
For: Foster families
Cost: Free
Schedule: Year round, by appointment
Contact mcmcclelland@harding.edu or 501-279-4818

Immunization Clinic
Offered through the College of Pharmacy, adult and travel-related immunizations are offered in this cash-only, walk-in clinic.
For: Adults
Cost: Varies
Schedule: By appointment
Contact jsmith17@harding.edu or 501-279-5532.

Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling Clinic
The clinic provides individual, marital and family therapy services at a reduced rate.
For: All ages
Cost: $10
Schedule: Monday 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 4 p.m.-9 p.m., and Wednesday and Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Contact jmoore4@harding.edu or 501-279-4347.

Pharmacy Health and Wellness Events
As an experiential education and service learning component in the College of Pharmacy, students offer various health and wellness screenings in the community featuring medication use evaluations and free point-of-care screenings including blood glucose, cholesterol, body mass index, carbon monoxide testing and others.
For: Community groups ages 18 and older
Cost: Free
Schedule: By appointment
Contact jsmith17@harding.edu or 501-279-5571.

Physical Therapy for Volunteers with Neurologic Pathology
As part of a specific class in the summer, physical therapy students provide therapy services for volunteers with neurologic pathology. Each volunteer comes for an initial evaluation and then participates in two weeks of daily (weekday) therapy for one hour each day. Volunteers from the community are welcome, but space is limited so please call early. Volunteers will be screened by the professor to ensure their needs are specific to the objectives of the course. If individuals are interested in participating, please contact us.
For: Adults with neurologic pathology (i.e. Parkinson Disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, etc.)
Cost: Free
Schedule: Summer, late June to mid-July
Contact 501-279-5986 or akillins@harding.edu.

Speech Clinic
The clinic offers free evaluation and therapy services for individuals of all ages with communication disorders. Services are offered in the areas of articulation, language, fluency, voice, feeding/swallowing, cognition and hearing, and more. It is located at Swaid Center for Health Sciences room 102.
For: All ages
Cost: Services are free, but some clients may be asked to financially contribute to the cost of materials used in therapy.
Schedule: Monday through Thursday with appointments from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Contact Laura Mulvany at 501-279-5291 or Shawna Cullins at 501-279-4599.

Well-child Clinic
In the fall and spring, free health screenings, including a complete check-up, vision and hearing screenings, and routine urine test, are offered for area children ages 2- to 8-years-old. The purpose of the clinic is to provide an enjoyable screening process for children while collecting the necessary health information for entry into preschool and kindergarten programs. The environment is ideal for children who are shy or apprehensive about health examinations.
For: Children from birth to 16
Cost: Free
Schedule: Days of operation vary each semester; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Contact 501-279-4475.