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Rock Island ICU Nurse Struggling With Covid Impact at Work, Home

November 15th, 2020

Ian Hutto is struggling to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, both at work and home. The 35-year-old native of Chicagoland is an ICU nurse at UnityPoint Health – Trinity in Rock Island. His wife, Annette, owns Cool Beanz Coffeehouse at 30th Street and 14th Avenue, Rock Island, and they’re raising their nine-month-old daughter, Lydia, while Ian also is studying for his master’s in nursing from University of Illinois-Chicago. “It has been a stress like I’ve never felt in my life,” Ian said recently. “In a good and very bad way at the same time. It’s overwhelming; I am the type of person... Read More

Rock Island’s Cool Beanz Closing Indoor Dining Due To Covid

November 2nd, 2020

Cool Beanz Coffeehouse in Rock Island, a charming spot for students and people of all age in College Hill, is closing their indoor dining and hangout area due to covid-19’s spread and ensuing restrictions on businesses. The spot left the following note on their social media Monday: Dear Cool Beanz Coffeehouse community, With Covid case numbers continuing to climb in our area, we have made the difficult decision to suspend indoor dining beginning Monday November 2nd. We will continue to allow customers to come inside and place to go orders at our register (masked). Customers can also... Read More