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Genesis Offering Vaccinations Tomorrow At Davenport Mass Vaccination Clinic

April 9th, 2021
Genesis Offering Vaccinations Tomorrow At Davenport Mass Vaccination Clinic

Appointments at the Genesis Mass Vaccination Clinic in Davenport are available by going to the MyGenesis patient portal at www.genesishealth.com. This week Genesis will begin offering Saturday appointments from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the clinic located in the former Dick’s Sporting Goods store at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Since vaccine became available, Genesis has provided nearly 30,000 first doses of 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: Illinois Quad-Cities Covid-19 Numbers Rising, Area Could See Another Shutdown

April 9th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Quad-Cities Covid-19 Numbers Rising, Area Could See Another Shutdown

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois’ Region 2 could be headed backwards towards another, at least partial, shutdown, if covid-19 numbers continue to break in the wrong direction. The Illinois Quad-Cities is a part of Illinois Region 2, which includes Peoria and its surrounding areas, and those spots have been a hotbed for rising covid cases in the last two weeks, according to reports. Peoria County is the eighth worst county in the United States over the last week, relative to their population, according to a report by the New York Times based upon numbers from throughout the United States. That has... Read More

Quad City Symphony To Provide Music to Vaccine Patients in Milan

April 7th, 2021
Quad City Symphony To Provide Music to Vaccine Patients in Milan

If you get your Covid vaccine at the Rock Island County mass vaccination clinic in Milan between April 14 and May 20, there will be something special that’s literally music to your ears. Taking inspiration from famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s recent impromptu performance during his Covid vaccine observation period, the Rock Island County Health Department and the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) are partnering to bring live music to the mass vaccination site at Camden Centre in Milan. “Vaccine Variations” is an initiative that arranges for one-hour performances by QCSO musicians starting April... Read More

Western Illinois University COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Set for April 1

April 1st, 2021
Western Illinois University COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Set for April 1

The McDonough County Health Department, in cooperation with Western Illinois University, will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for WIU faculty, staff and student employees only (graduate assistants and undergrad student workers) from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1 on the WIU-Macomb campus. Please note that retirees, dependents, spouses and alumni are not eligible to participate. The Moderna vaccine will be available, with the second dose clinic set at WIU for 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, April 29. WIU encourages members of the University community to take advantage of the free vaccination... 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

BREAKING: Covid Cases In Rock Island County Spiking, Causing Illinois To Put It In “Warning” Status

March 26th, 2021
BREAKING: Covid Cases In Rock Island County Spiking, Causing Illinois To Put It In "Warning" Status

BREAKING NEWS: In the wake of huge celebrations on and around St. Patrick’s Day, covid numbers in Rock Island County are spiking again, causing the  Illinois Department of Public Health to put a warning status on Rock Island County. The Rock Island County Health Department reported 41 new cases today, making today the highest single day amount since early February. Prior to today, the new case reports were over 20 a day, which represented an increase over the previous week, although not as drastic a spike. “We are very worried about the rapidly rising cases this week,” said Nita Ludwig,... Read More

Genesis Mass Vaccination Clinic Will Open March 23

March 22nd, 2021
Genesis Mass Vaccination Clinic Will Open March 23

Genesis Health Group will help speed up COVID-19 protection with a mass vaccination clinic to open Tuesday, March 23 for Genesis patients at the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Vaccinations will be available by appointment only to eligible Genesis patients who reside in Scott County. Eligible populations are defined and guided by the Iowa State Health Department and can be found on their website. Patients will be able to self-schedule their appointments on the MyGenesis Patient Portal beginning at 9 a.m. on March 22. Those who are not on the MyGenesis patient... Read More

BREAKING: All Iowans May Be Eligible For Covid Vaccine In April

March 17th, 2021
BREAKING: All Iowans May Be Eligible For Covid Vaccine In April

BREAKING NEWS: All Iowans could be eligible to get the covid-19 vaccine as early as April 5, if all goes according to plan, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said in a virtual press conference this afternoon. Reynolds said she talked to President Biden’s covid transition team on Tuesday, at which point they said vaccine production was going to be ramping up in the coming weeks, allowing states to be able to begin scheduling potential times for vaccines. Reynolds also addressed computer problems the state had been having with its covid data base and said they had been fixed, and should not impact... 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