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Scott Drug tradition to continue under Genesis ownership

January 15th, 2024
Scott Drug tradition to continue under Genesis ownership

Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt, now part of MercyOne, will become the new owner of Scott’s Thrifty White Drug in DeWitt, effective Dec. 15, 2023. The pharmacy will remain at 629 6th Ave., continuing a downtown presence that began when Scott Drug opened in 1962. The new name will be Scott Drug, affiliated with Genesis Health System. The hours of operation will stay the same. Current co-owners Patti Trenkamp, PharmD, and Jennifer Walker, PharmD, will continue to manage and provide patient care at the pharmacy after the transition to Genesis ownership. The pharmacists have owned Scott Drug since... Read More

River Bend Food Banks Closed For Weather Today

January 9th, 2024
River Bend Food Banks Closed For Weather Today

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 the following River Bend Food Bank locations will be closed due to weather: -River Bend Food Bank Offices & Warehouse -River Bend Food Bank South Park Mall Food Pantry -River Bend Food Bank Muscatine Mobile Food Pantry  Read More

Genesis Quad-Cities Offers Winter Weather Tips For Illinois And Iowa Residents

January 9th, 2024
Genesis Quad-Cities Offers Winter Weather Tips For Illinois And Iowa Residents

The impending Winter Storm Warning for the Quad-Cities region is the perfect time to review Winter Safety Tips. A winter storm can mean extended interruptions of power and heat in your home. Here are tips from Genesis emergency department physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stay safe and comfortable in severe winter weather. Hypothermia Overexposure to cold temperatures or cold water can be deadly. Here are some tips for treating overexposure: Warning signs: Confusion or sleepiness; slowed, slurred speech, or shallow breathing; weak pulse or low blood pressure; a behavior... Read More

Get Your Fitness On Sundays On Davenport’s Skybridge!

January 6th, 2024
Get Your Fitness On Sundays On Davenport's Skybridge!

Get Fit on the Davenport Sky Bridge! Free fitness every Sunday at 9am. Beat those winter blues, keep those cold muscles active and share a smile or a high 5 with some great people! There is about 50 mins tonwalk, jog run, climb stairs, shake your hips with Zumba and so much more! Positive quotes are hung throughout the course that you go at your own pace at. At the end we draw for prizes thanks to local businesses donating ever week! Wear layers it gets warm inside, water available, and a great playlist!      Read More

Get Your Fitness On Sundays On Davenport Skybridge

December 23rd, 2023
Get Your Fitness On Sundays On Davenport Skybridge

Get Fit on the Davenport Sky Bridge! Free fitness every Sunday at 9am. Beat those winter blues, keep those cold muscles active and share a smile or a high 5 with some great people! There is about 50 mins tonwalk, jog run, climb stairs, shake your hips with Zumba and so much more! Positive quotes are hung throughout the course that you go at your own pace at. At the end we draw for prizes thanks to local businesses donating ever week! Wear layers it gets warm inside, water available, and a great playlist!  Read More

BREAKING: New Covid Variant Spreads Across Illinois, Spiking Calls For Mask Mandates

December 21st, 2023
BREAKING: New Covid Variant Spreads Across Illinois, Spiking Calls For Mask Mandates

A new covid variant is spreading through Illinois, leading to new mask mandates in hospitals and other public places and leading to renewed calls for wider mask mandates to halt the potential spread of the new offshoot virus. Illinois as covid numbers have begun to spike again as the year nears its end. In Illinois, 1,225 new COVID-19 hospitalizations were reported last week, up 22 percent over the previous week. The number of counties listed at the “high” level for COVID-19 hospitalizations has doubled from five to 10 Illinois counties in central Illinois, including Sangamon, according... Read More

Genesis Hospice Teams With Isabel Bloom To Create Limited Edition Christmas Ornament

December 20th, 2023
Genesis Hospice Teams With Isabel Bloom To Create Limited Edition Christmas Ornament

Genesis Hospice has once again partnered with Isabel Bloom to create a limited edition ornament for the 2023 Remembrance Tree lighting. The ornament sale helps support Genesis hospice services and provides loved ones a way to adorn their own tree with loving thoughts of those they wish to always remember. Ornaments will be available for purchase and pick-up at the tree-lighting ceremony. The cost is $20 each (cash or credit card.) Any remaining ornaments can be purchased at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House following the tree-lighting event (cash only). Ornaments also can be pre-ordered at www.remembrance.givesmart.com. Genesis... Read More

Robots Are On Parade Friday at Davenport’s Genesis Medical Center

November 30th, 2023
Robots Are On Parade Friday at Davenport's Genesis Medical Center

Genesis Health System is hosting a program on Intuitive robotic technology at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, 1227 East Rusholme Street, main floor lobby on Friday, December 1 at 11:30 a.m. In addition to demonstrations of our Intuitive ION and da Vinci Xi robots, surgeon Robert Harson, MD and patient Lois Nichols will be on hand to talk to the media. Lois Nichols, 91, of Bettendorf, suffered from pain and discomfort for nearly six years until Genesis doctors came to her rescue. The retired music teacher and Figge Art Museum docent said she lost as much as 25 pounds while waiting for a correct... Read More

Genesis Health System Offers Tips To Avoid Thanksgiving Overindulgence

November 23rd, 2023
Genesis Health System Offers Tips To Avoid Thanksgiving Overindulgence

Thanksgiving means parades, football and overindulgence. We become conquerors of desserts, warriors of the wishbone, and special forces of the stuffing. Many of us may consume more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving, or nearly double the daily requirement. If we do, we’ll know it because our bodies will inform us with bloating, sluggishness and if we are lucky, a nap. You don’t even have to eat excessively large portions to hit 2,500 calories for the big meal of the day. Add leftovers later and you can approach or top 4,500 calories for the day. Wearing off that many calories by exercise... Read More

Tips On How To Avoid Plumbing Issues This Thanksgiving, From Quad-Cities Plumbers Local Union 25

November 22nd, 2023
Tips On How To Avoid Plumbing Issues This Thanksgiving, From Quad-Cities Plumbers Local Union 25

The delicious bounty of food enjoyed on Thanksgiving can lead to a far-less-enjoyable bounty of issues with sewer and plumbing systems in the days after the holiday. Everything from sinks to toilets to garbage disposals can become clogged, leaving people far from grateful. Fortunately, the contractors who employ the skilled professionals of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 25 in Rock Island can provide the service and expertise needed to fix any problems as they arise. While many people spend the day shopping for the best holiday deals, plumbing professionals deal with the rush of the... Read More