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Quad-Cities! Stay Safe In The Heat With These Tips

June 10th, 2021
Quad-Cities! Stay Safe In The Heat With These Tips

Each year in the United States, more than 600 deaths are attributed to excessive natural heat.  Many of the deaths are preventable. Genesis Medical Center emergency physician David Dierks, D.O., offers these tips to avoid being a victim of the heat: Stay out of the heat when possible. The young and old are particularly vulnerable. People with other chronic conditions, for example, heart disease, mental health conditions, asthma and high blood pressure are also at higher risk for heat illnesses. Make certain you don’t leave small children or pets in a vehicle.  Temperatures can rise quickly... Read More

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

April 14th, 2021
Quad-Cities! Stay Safe In The Heat With These Tips

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

Genesis Will Speed Up COVID-19 Protection Efforts With Mass Vaccination Clinic

March 9th, 2021
Quad-Cities! Stay Safe In The Heat With These Tips

Genesis Health Group will help speed up COVID-19 protection with a mass vaccination clinic to open March 23 for Genesis patients. 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 only to eligible Genesis patients who reside in Scott County. Eligible populations are defined and guided by the Iowa State Health Department... Read More

Genesis Nurses Recognized As 100 Great Iowa Nurses

March 6th, 2021
Quad-Cities! Stay Safe In The Heat With These Tips

Genesis Health System nurses Sharron Gephart, Dawn Rude and Melissa Wilson are among the 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2021.  The award recognizes nurses who have made a meaningful and lasting contribution to humanity and to their profession and act as mentors to others. Sharron Gephart, RN, MSN, CV is Nurse Manager for Outpatient Services at Genesis Medical Center-DeWitt. Dawn Rude, RN, MS, is a Nurse Manager at Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa. Melissa Wilson, RN, coordinates staff education, employee health, emergency preparedness and infection control at Jackson County Regional... Read More

Covid Vaccines In The Quad-Cities, What Does That Mean For You? Here Are The Facts:

December 15th, 2020
Quad-Cities! Stay Safe In The Heat With These Tips

This morning, the first covid-19 vaccines to arrive in the Quad-Cities were administered to Genesis Health employees in Davenport. Dr. Robert Mixsell, Medical Director of Convenient Care and Alli Edmunds, R.N., emergency department at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport were the first two to receive the vaccine. It’ll be a while before the general public is able to receive the vaccine, with subsequent batches coming in being administered first to health care workers who are on the front lines of battling the disease. Still, there’s a lot of confusion and misinformation out there in regard... Read More