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Quad-Cities Genesis Health Systems Releases Statement On Local Covid Testing And Pandemic

January 4th, 2022
Quad-Cities Genesis Health Systems Releases Statement On Local Covid Testing And Pandemic

Genesis Health Systems has released the following statement from Kurt Andersen, MD, Chief Clinical Officer/Chief Medical Officer, regarding the current state of covid testing and the pandemic. “Our Lombard Street COVID-19 testing site in Davenport on Monday cared for more than 400 patients, who experienced exceedingly long lines and wait times reaching up to three hours. This was a similar experience for those patients seeking care from our Genesis Emergency Departments and Convenient Cares. Our current volumes are exceeding any we have experienced throughout this pandemic. Our 7-day symptomatic... Read More

Genesis’ Dr. Kurt Andersen Answers Questions About Covid In The Quad-Cities

August 12th, 2021
Genesis' Dr. Kurt Andersen Answers Questions About Covid In The Quad-Cities

Today I was invited to participate in a Zoom session with Kurt Andersen, M.D., Senior Vice President of Physician Operations and Chief Medical Officer, Genesis Health System. He answered a number of questions regarding new data on covid numbers in the Quad-Cities, how the delta variant is spreading throughout the area, new mitigations, vaccine requirements for Genesis, and more. It’s the latest news on this important topic, and fact-based information gained from a highly-trained and educated medical professional. We invite all to listen in on the conversation about this incredibly important topic. The... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities’ Genesis Health System Administering New COVID-19 Treatment

November 24th, 2020
BREAKING: Quad-Cities' Genesis Health System Administering New COVID-19 Treatment

BREAKING NEWS: Genesis Health System Hospital has begun administering the recently approved monoclonal antibody treatment known as Bamlanivimab for targeted, high-risk COVID-19-positive patients in Scott County and the surrounding areas. “With the surge taking place in Iowa right now and being a national hotspot for COVID, the timing is good and this gives us a little more ammunition in our fight against the virus in our community,” said Kurt Andersen, M.D., Senior Vice President of Physician Operations and Chief Medical Officer. “This could reduce the need for hospital stays and trips to... Read More

Quad-Cities One Of The Top 15 Hot Spots In The Country For Covid Spikes Over The Past Week

November 10th, 2020
Quad-Cities One Of The Top 15 Hot Spots In The Country For Covid Spikes Over The Past Week

The Quad-Cities is one of the top 15 places where covid cases are increasing the fastest in the United States, according to new statistics released today. Among metro areas with at least 50,000 people, the Iowa/Illinois Quad-Cities ranks number 13 among the fastest risers, almost doubling its number of cases within the past week, from 1,476 to 2,922. According to a report in the New York Times today, the daily average of new COVID-19 cases in the country this past week has gone up 64 percent in two weeks, hitting 116,448 today. Helping to spike the numbers were a one-day record of 131,420 cases... Read More