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Genesis Foundation Commitment Supports Vouchers Program For Quad-Citians

March 7th, 2021

The Genesis Foundation will increase financial support to provide vouchers for breast health screenings. The Jim Victor Vision Fund of the Genesis Foundation will match all new gifts and increased donations to the Genesis Women’s Health Grant Program up to $25,000 through June 30. These dollars will be available as vouchers for breast imaging services. “Breast cancers diagnosed early are more treatable and more curable. By bringing down the financial barrier faced by many women, we are encouraging them to schedule breast imaging,’’ said Diane Koster, Women’s Health Grant Program Specialist... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities’ First Covid Vaccines Administered At Genesis

December 15th, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: The first batches of the covid-19 vaccine are in the Quad-Cities and have been given to local health care workers. This morning, vaccinations 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. Genesis Health System employees will take the lead in being vaccinated for COVID-19, according to the hospital. In a Genesis survey, 72 percent of all employees and 97% of independent... Read More

UPDATED: Illinois Covid Mitigations Will Be In Place For At Least Two To Three More Weeks

December 1st, 2020

UPDATED: Illinois will remain under tier 3 covid mitigations for at least two to three more weeks, and could elevate to a more restrictive level if numbers get worse, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said during his press conference today. Illinois covid numbers leapt back up after a few days of numbers getting better. After yesterday’s report of just 6,190 new cases, today’s report listed 12,542 new cases in Illinois and 125 new deaths over the past 24 hours. It should be noted that today marks six days from “Blackout Wednesday,” that traditional unofficial day of inebriation... Read More