Arkansas Children's Northwest exteriorArkansas Children’s Northwest (ACNW) will open its emergency room and inpatient care services. This will mark the first time the region’s 200,000 children have had access to comprehensive pediatric care close to home. The hospital is designed, staffed and equipped for children.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb.  27 at 6 AM. 

BACKGROUND: The Arkansas Children’s system has received its final licensing for ACNW from the Arkansas Department of Health and will begin offering inpatient and emergency care, starting Tuesday.

The Springdale campus joins a flagship hospital in Little Rock, a statewide transport system dedicated to delivering children in critical condition to life-saving care, and a range of outreach programs that include telemedicine, mobile health and school-based health solutions.

As the region’s only comprehensive pediatric health center, Arkansas Children’s Northwest also offers families:

• 233,613 of wellness space designed to maximize children’s discovery & delight 

• A state-of-the-art pediatric surgery unit with 5 operating rooms

• A full range of ancillary and diagnostic services, child-life social work and pastoral care programs

• Outdoor gardens, nature trails and interactive features designed specifically for children

• A helipad and refueling station supporting Angel One, one of the nation’s leading pediatric intensive care transport services

WHERE: The Arkansas Children’s Northwest campus, 2601 Gene George Boulevard, Springdale AR  72762