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Rock Island County Covid Update: Numbers Going Down In Illinois Quad-Cities

May 3rd, 2021
Rock Island County Covid Update: Numbers Going Down In Illinois Quad-Cities

The covid-19 numbers are thankfully going down in the Illinois Quad-Cities. Just a week ago, there was some talk about the Quad-Cities potentially being in danger of another lockdown due to rising numbers in its Region 2 spurred by skyrocketing numbers in the Peoria area. However, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said that numbers wouldn’t automatically trigger another lockdown and that they would be taken in a case-by-case basis and perspective. Today’s latest numbers from the Rock Island County Health Department show that Illinois-side Quad-Cities covid numbers are beginning to stabilize... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities Reaches Milestone: 42 Percent Of Over-16 Adults Vaccinated For Covid

May 3rd, 2021
BREAKING: Quad-Cities Reaches Milestone: 42 Percent Of Over-16 Adults Vaccinated For Covid

BREAKING NEWS: Douglas Adams would be so proud. Today, it was announced by the Rock Island and Scott County Health Departments that the Quad-Cities has reached the point where 42 percent of the population over 16 years old has been vaccinated against covid-19. The Rock Island Health Department announced the following today: Congrats, Quad Cities, for achieving 42% COVID-19 vaccination of our 16+ population! Let’s keep the momentum going…for ourselves, our neighbors, and our community! #vaccinateqc #VaxUpIL Find vaccination options here: https://togetherqc.com/2021/04/covid19-vaccine-options/. The... Read More

Western Illinois University COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination Clinic #2 April 29

April 28th, 2021
Western Illinois University COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination Clinic #2 April 29

Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff on the Macomb campus who received their first Moderna vaccine on April 1 will receive their second Moderna dose at a clinic in the WIU Campus Recreation Center (enter through the MAC Gym, south entrance) on the WIU-Macomb Thursday, April 29. The appointment times for the April 29 second-dose Moderna clinic will be the same time as an individual’s first dose was given at the April 1 clinic. For example, if your appointment time was 8:30 a.m. April 1, your appointment time for your second dose will be 8:30 a.m. April 29. NOTE: For those... Read More

UnityPoint – Trinity Welcomes New Covid Vaccine Appointments

April 23rd, 2021
UnityPoint – Trinity Welcomes New Covid Vaccine Appointments

As the Covid-19 vaccine becomes more readily available, UnityPoint Health – Trinity is welcoming new vaccine appointments for individuals according to state guidelines. You can schedule your vaccine appointment without having to hear from them first: New appointments are being accepted now for Express – Duck Creek in Bettendorf for anyone age 16 and older, and Express Care – North Port in Muscatine for anyone age 18 and older. Residents of Illinois or Iowa may register for either location. The Duck Creek clinic is at 1417 Kimberly Road. A new online scheduling tool at www.unitypoint.org/quadcities/covid-19-vaccine.aspx is... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Getting Worse, But Shutdowns Not Coming Yet, Officials Say

April 20th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Covid Numbers Getting Worse, But Shutdowns Not Coming Yet, Officials Say

BREAKING NEWS: While covid-19 numbers across Illinois have been getting worse, particularly in the Quad-Cities’ Region 2, that may not automatically trigger shutdowns and mitigations, Illinois Department of Health officials said today. “The resurgence mitigation plan was designed before we had vaccines,” Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said in a statement. All 11 of Illinois’ regions are in Phase 4, where they’ve been since emerging from mitigations in February. Previously, mitigations would automatically kick in, triggering more restrictions,... Read More

BREAKING: Rising Peoria Covid Numbers Still Putting Rock Island County In Shutdown Danger Zone

April 19th, 2021
BREAKING: Rising Peoria Covid Numbers Still Putting Rock Island County In Shutdown Danger Zone

BREAKING NEWS: Rock Island County covid-19 numbers have remained steady over the past week, but the numbers in and around Peoria continue to look ominous for Illinois Region 2, which includes the Illinois Quad-Cities. If Peoria’s numbers continue to drag the region down, it could lead to the entire region, including the Quad-Cities, going back into a shutdown or other mitigations for covid. Based on the latest numbers released over the weekend by the Illinois Department of Health, Rock Island County has held pretty constant around a 5 percent positivity rate for covid, safely below the 8... Read More

BREAKING: Genesis Expands Vaccinations To Help Stop Quad-Cities Resurgence Of Covid

April 14th, 2021
BREAKING: Genesis Expands Vaccinations To Help Stop Quad-Cities Resurgence Of Covid

BREAKING NEWS: It’s everyone’s turn. Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is now open to both patients and non-patients, beginning today, April 14, 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... Read More

WIU COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination Clinic April 14-15 Opens to All WIU, SRC Members, Community Residents

April 14th, 2021
WIU COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination Clinic April 14-15 Opens to All WIU, SRC Members, Community Residents

The April 14 and 15 mass vaccination clinics (two-dose Moderna vaccine) at Western Illinois University-Macomb’s campus are now open to all WIU and Spoon River College faculty, staff and students, as well as residents of McDonough, Fulton, Schuyler, Hancock, Warren and Henderson counties (and those who work in these counties), who are 18 years of age or older. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), in cooperation with WIU, the McDonough County Health Department and the Illinois National Guard, will host the COVID-19 vaccination clinics from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday, April 14 and... Read More

BREAKING: Experts Advise Illinois To Issue Stay-Home Order Due To Spiking Covid Numbers

April 12th, 2021
BREAKING: Experts Advise Illinois To Issue Stay-Home Order Due To Spiking Covid Numbers

BREAKING NEWS: With covid-19 numbers beginning to soar nationwide, a consortium of researchers has recommended that some states — including Illinois — should again issue stay-home orders to stop the momentum of the outbreaks. As of yet, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has remained optimistic about the state’s ability to turn the numbers around, however, he has acknowledged the negative trend. Covid numbers have been on the rise in Illinois over the past few weeks, particularly surging around Chicago and Central Illinois, most notably Peoria, which could drive Region 2, which includes... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Region 2 Covid Numbers Continue To Look Ominous For Quad-Cities

April 11th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Region 2 Covid Numbers Continue To Look Ominous For Quad-Cities

BREAKING NEWS: Covid numbers for Illinois Region 2, which includes the Illinois Quad-Cities, continue to worsen, bringing our area ominously close to potential mitigations, according to data released over the weekend. As earlier reported on QuadCities.com, covid-19 numbers in Illinois Region 2, which includes the Quad-Cities area, have been surging over the past two weeks, putting the area at risk for mitigations and a shutdown of some activities. Region 2 has seen a rise in covid cases for more than seven days, which would put it in danger of having some mitigations reinstated; it has seen three... Read More