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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

With Covid-19 Cases Skyrocketing Locally, Genesis Has Three Urgent Requests For Quad-Citians

November 10th, 2020

As a service to our readership and the public, QuadCities.com will be including coverage of local covid-19 information and stories on our site. Given that QuadCities.com is always free to the public, this will allow readers to access accurate and timely local information at no cost. According to Genesis Health Center, they have three urgent requests at this time: With COVID-19 testing demand increasing, some people are showing up at emergency departments to be tested. Unless you have severe symptoms, the emergency departments are not efficient as community testing sites. If you have COVID-19... Read More