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Genesis Offering Vaccinations Tomorrow At Davenport Mass Vaccination Clinic

April 9th, 2021

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

Genesis Honors Memory of Lost Infants With Birthing And Bereavement Suite

March 24th, 2021

From great loss came the idea for a special place at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme Street, Davenport Families who have suffered infant loss talk about their grief, the feeling of being alone and the feeling of not having enough time. The No Foot Too Small Birthing + Bereavement Suite at the Genesis BirthCenter in Davenport offers families a place to spend time with their baby, make memories, and say goodbye. Families who have the shared experience of suffering infant loss, joined together with the Genesis Foundation, and additional donors to make the project a reality. Jess Buntemeyer,... Read More

BREAKING: Genesis Bright Beginnings and Nest Programs Earn Iowa Family Support Credential

March 22nd, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: The Iowa Department of Management and Public Health is pleased to announce that the Genesis VNA Bright Beginnings program and Scott County Kids Nest program of Scott, Clinton, and Jackson Counties has earned the Iowa Family Support Credential. The Iowa Family Support Credential is awarded to family support and parent education programs that are validated through an external evaluation to be in substantial adherence to the Iowa Family Support Standards. The Iowa Family Support Standards are based on the most up-to-date, evidence-based practice in the family support field.  Adherence... Read More

Genesis Mass Vaccination Clinic Will Open March 23

March 22nd, 2021

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

Tips For A Different Big Game Party From Genesis Quad-Cities

February 5th, 2021

Everything continues to be somewhat different this year, including the big game on Sunday and traditional big game parties.  Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the president, is warning sports fans against turning big game parties into COVID-19 spreader events. Instead of large house parties, Fauci’s advice is to “lay low and play it cool.” He suggests keeping the party confined to the regular occupants of the home and don’t risk mingling in a confined space with friends, relatives and neighbors who may be carrying the virus. The benefit of smaller events could... Read More

Read This Before You Shovel Any Snow!

January 27th, 2021

The blanket of white may be attractive from the inside, but eventually the snow must be moved.  Heavy snowfall is not an invitation to suddenly start a strenuous exercise program. An estimated 1,200 people in the United States die each year of coronary artery disease during and after major snowfalls. Moving heavy snow can also place additional stress and strain on backs and joints. Shoveling can be made even more physically strenuous by cold air, which makes it harder to work and breathe. “People need to recognize that snow shoveling is a strenuous cardiovascular workout and they need to be... Read More

Got To Shovel? Check Out These Safe Snow Shoveling Tips

January 18th, 2021

The blanket of white may be attractive from the inside, but eventually the snow must be moved.  Heavy snowfall is not an invitation to suddenly start a strenuous exercise program. An estimated 1,200 people in the United States die each year of coronary artery disease during and after major snowfalls. Moving heavy snow can also place additional stress and strain on backs and joints. Shoveling can be made even more physically strenuous by cold air, which makes it harder to work and breathe. “People need to recognize that snow shoveling is a strenuous cardiovascular workout and they need to be... Read More

Ready For Winter Storms? Quad-Cities’ Genesis Offers Tips To Weather The Weather!

January 16th, 2021

A winter storm can mean extended interruptions of power and heat in your home.  Here are tips from Genesis emergency department physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stay safe and comfortable in severe winter weather. In Your Home Plan an alternative source of heat for your home during a power outage.  Secure dry wood for a fireplace or wood stove or kerosene for a kerosene heater.  Do not use outdoor grills for heat or cooking inside your home. Put together an emergency box.  An emergency box should have blankets and sleeping bags; matches; dry-chemical fire extinguisher;... Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: The Final Chapter, November And December

December 31st, 2020

And now… the time is here… and so we face… the last story of this series… Since Sunday, we’ve been running massive, gigantic, action-packed features for you running down the top stories of 2020! We hope you’ve enjoyed the ride! On Sunday we gave you a look at January and February; on Monday we hit March; Tuesday rolled out April; Wednesday morning we showed you May and June; and Wednesday night it was July and August’s turn. This morning we unveiled September and October. And now, here we are with the last story of the series, giving you the biggest stories... Read More

Quad-Cities Addiction, Mental Health Issues Are Rising During Covid, Here’s How To Get Help

November 23rd, 2020

In already busy Genesis Medical Center emergency departments, staff are beginning to notice an increase in one group of patients who do not have COVID-19 symptoms. Genesis emergency department staff have observed higher numbers of patients who have behavioral health issues or have overdosed on, or are impaired by, drugs or alcohol. Treating the patients takes staff attention and resources at the same time the staff are treating large numbers of patients with COVID-19 or other conditions or injuries. “If someone had mental health or addiction issues before the outbreak of the coronavirus, it isn’t... Read More