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Genesis Expanding Vaccine Clinic To All Quad-Citians

April 29th, 2021
Genesis Expanding Vaccine Clinic To All Quad-Citians

Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is now open to both patients and non-patients to reach more people in the region. The vaccines are working and Genesis is expanding access. Genesis is currently administering Pfizer vaccine at the vaccination clinic. The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. First dose appointments are now available on Tuesday and Thursdays, with evening hours. New online scheduling makes it easy to get your COVID-19 vaccine to help end the pandemic. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine  Read More

Davenport’s Genesis Health Center Expands Walk-In Vaccinations

April 27th, 2021
Davenport's Genesis Health Center Expands Walk-In Vaccinations

Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is now open to everyone on a walk-in basis on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  We will continue to add additional walk-in hours each week. Check their website at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Walk-ins are welcome but online scheduling is also available. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine. Appointments can also be scheduled by calling (563) 421-4088.  Read More

Genesis Expands Covid Vaccination Availability For Quad-Cities

April 16th, 2021
Genesis Expands Covid Vaccination Availability For Quad-Cities

Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic now open to both patients and non-patients, to reach more people in the region. The vaccines are working and Genesis is expanding access. Genesis is currently administering Pfizer vaccine at the vaccination clinic. The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. First dose appointments are now available on Tuesday and Thursdays, with evening hours. New online scheduling has been made easy to get your COVID-19 vaccine to help end the pandemic. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine  Read More

BREAKING: Genesis Hospitalizations Rising For Younger Patients, Lowering For Older Patients

April 9th, 2021
BREAKING: Genesis Hospitalizations Rising For Younger Patients, Lowering For Older Patients

BREAKING NEWS: More younger people are being hospitalized for more severe covid-19 symptoms, however, fewer older patients required hospitalization for COVID-19 illness in February and March as vaccines became available, according to Genesis Health System statistics. While numbers are reducing for Quad-Citians over 50, Genesis Medical Centers experienced a rise in hospitalizations for patients ages 0-to-49. “We are seeing more admissions in younger age groups and some of these patients are sicker,’’ said Kurt Andersen, M.D., senior vice president of physician operations and chief medical... Read More

BREAKING: Rock Island County Expands Vaccinations To Anyone Over 16

March 29th, 2021
BREAKING: Rock Island County Expands Vaccinations To Anyone Over 16

BREAKING NEWS: Anyone over 16 will be eligible to get a covid-19 vaccination in Rock Island County. According to the Rock Island County Health Department, the RICHD is expanding vaccine eligibility effective today to all Illinois residents 16 and older at its clinic at the Camden Centre in Milan. Appointments are available this week. The Illinois Department of Public Health gave local health departments the authority on Friday to expand vaccination to broader groups, based upon increasing availability of the three currently authorized vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson The eligibility... Read More

Genesis Battling Covid-19 With Mass Vaccination Clinics In Quad-Cities

March 15th, 2021
Genesis Battling Covid-19 With Mass Vaccination Clinics In Quad-Cities

Looking to get a covid-19 vaccination? Genesis is doing its best to help. Genesis Health Group will help speed up COVID-19 protection with a mass vaccination clinic to open March 23 for Genesis patients. Genesis administered the first local vaccines in December. As more vaccine becomes available, Genesis will consolidate its Iowa vaccination efforts into the former Dick’s Sporting Goods store at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. The retail-sized clinic in the new location will allow Genesis to reach more Scott County patients in a shorter period. The vaccinations will be available by appointment... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa and Illinois Expand Covid Vaccine Administration

March 7th, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa and Illinois Expand Covid Vaccine Administration

BREAKING NEWS: More residents of Rock Island and Scott counties are eligible to receive long-awaited vaccines against Covid-19. The Iowa Department of Public Health has announced that beginning Monday, March 8, health care providers are now authorized to vaccinate individuals 64 years of age and younger with medical conditions that are or may be an increased risk of severe illness from Covid-19. Qualifying underlying conditions can be found on the Centers for Disease Control list of underlying conditions. The IDPH press announcement stated: “This announcement comes as several Iowa counties... Read More

Have Questions About The Covid-19 Vaccine? Here Are Some Answers…

December 11th, 2020
Have Questions About The Covid-19 Vaccine? Here Are Some Answers...

There are a LOT of questions in regard to covid-19, the upcoming vaccine, and various other health issues. In an effort to answer those questions and, as always, provide FACT-BASED reporting and information, we at QuadCities.com are printing the following Q and A regarding the covid-19 vaccine and other covid-related matters. The first questions were answered by Edward Rivers, director of the Scott County Health Department Who is involved in the vaccination planning in the Quad Cities? Our health departments, emergency management agencies, our local health systems (Genesis and UnityPoint) and... Read More