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Generosity Drives Vital Genesis Health Initiatives

November 13th, 2021
Generosity Drives Vital Genesis Health Initiatives

Author Charles Dickens created memorable characters who live in poverty but still find ways to help others. Dickens explained, saying, “No One Is Useless in This World Who Lightens the Burdens of Another.” The Genesis Day of Giving on Nov. 19 is a generosity-driven effort to lighten the burdens and remove the barriers to improved health in the region. With your support of Genesis Day of Giving, Genesis Foundation is able to support: Center For Breast Health: Fund covers mammograms and diagnostic screenings for men and women who cannot afford them Family Connects Genesis: Fund for visiting nurses... Read More

Genesis Remembrance Tree Honors Memory of Loved Ones

November 12th, 2021
Genesis Remembrance Tree Honors Memory of Loved Ones

The holidays are a special time for family gatherings and sharing memories of those who have passed. The Genesis Remembrance Tree in Davenport will celebrate the memories of loved ones for the 18th consecutive year. The Genesis Remembrance Tree illuminates the continuing need for access to quality hospice care in the region. The tree lighting ceremony will be held on Monday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. outside the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, 2546 Tech Drive, Bettendorf. Parking will be available at 2535 Maplecrest Road adjacent to the hospice house. Family and friends are welcome to gather for this special... Read More

Genesis Day Of Giving Celebrating Generosity Of Quad-Cities

November 8th, 2021
Genesis Day Of Giving Celebrating Generosity Of Quad-Cities

Author Charles Dickens created memorable characters who live in poverty but still find ways to help others. Dickens explained, saying, “No One Is Useless in This World Who Lightens the Burdens of Another.” The Genesis Day of Giving on Nov. 19 is a generosity-driven effort to lighten the burdens and remove the barriers to improved health in the region. With your support of Genesis Day of Giving, Genesis Foundation is able to support: Center For Breast Health: Fund covers mammograms and diagnostic screenings for men and women who cannot afford them Family Connects Genesis: Fund for visiting nurses... Read More

Genesis Remembrance Tree Honors Memory of Loved Ones

November 7th, 2021
Genesis Remembrance Tree Honors Memory of Loved Ones

The holidays are a special time for family gatherings and sharing memories of those who have passed. The Genesis Remembrance Tree in Davenport will celebrate the memories of loved ones for the 18th consecutive year. The Genesis Remembrance Tree illuminates the continuing need for access to quality hospice care in the region. The tree lighting ceremony will be held on Monday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. outside the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, 2546 Tech Drive, Bettendorf. Parking will be available at 2535 Maplecrest Road adjacent to the hospice house. Family and friends are welcome to gather for this special... Read More

River Bandits Announce Challenge Grant To Support Genesis Children’s Health Initiatives

October 17th, 2021
River Bandits Announce Challenge Grant To Support Genesis Children’s Health Initiatives

WHO: The Quad Cities River Bandits and Genesis Foundation. WHAT: High-A Central Champion River Bandits will announce details of a challenge grant supporting Genesis children’s health initiatives.  WHEN: 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 18. WHERE: Modern Woodmen Park, Davenport. See you there!  Read More

Flu-Free Quad Cities Helped Reduce Quad Cities Flu Activity During COVID-19 Outbreak

October 13th, 2021
Flu-Free Quad Cities Helped Reduce Quad Cities Flu Activity During COVID-19 Outbreak

The outbreak of COVID-19 and the preventive measures recommended to slow spread of the virus had at least one unexpected result. Seasonal influenza cases disappeared in the United States. The Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities effort will be back this fall to hopefully continue the steep decrease of flu diagnoses in the region. Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities provides free seasonal influenza vaccinations in elementary schools throughout the region. Since the start of Flu-Free Quad Cities as a pilot project in 2003, more than 100,000 vaccinations have been provided at no cost to families. “Health experts... Read More

Today’s Genesis Flu Shot Clinic Postponed Due To Weather

October 13th, 2021
Today's Genesis Flu Shot Clinic Postponed Due To Weather

Because of weather, Genesis is postponing today’s (Wednesday) family flu shot clinic at Brady Street. Stadium until next Wednesday 10/20, 3-6 p.m. The clinic on 10/27 for Brady St. is still on as announced previously.  Read More

Genesis Consolidates Vaccination And Testing For Winter In Single Davenport Location

October 12th, 2021
Genesis Consolidates Vaccination And Testing For Winter In Single Davenport Location

Genesis Health Group has consolidated COVID-19 vaccination and testing and offer seasonal influenza vaccination by reservation at a single location. The Lombard building located at 1414 W. Lombard St., will better meet community needs at a single location on the Genesis West campus during fall and winter months. The Genesis vaccination site in the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location on Elmore Ave. has closed. The Lombard Street location has multiple rooms on the first floor for COVID vaccinations. There also is an outdoor awning to protect the drive-through testing lanes from the winter elements. “Combining... Read More

Genesis Health System Earns Most Wired Recognition

October 7th, 2021
Genesis Health System Earns Most Wired Recognition

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce that Genesis Health System has earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 8. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities. “Digital transformation in healthcare has accelerated to an unprecedented level since 2020, and the next few years will bring a wave of innovation that... Read More

Gather For The Cure Celebrates Survivorship Saturday At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

October 1st, 2021
Gather For The Cure Celebrates Survivorship Saturday At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

The first Gather for the Cure Event on Saturday, Oct. 2 will help lower the financial barrier leading to essential breast imaging. The first-ever Gather for the Cure event at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on Oct. 2 will celebrate survivorship, provide education and resources and support the Genesis Voucher Program. “Cost should not be a barrier to accessing what may be life-saving breast imaging,’’ said Diane Koster, Genesis Women’s Health Grant Program Specialist. “Our goal with this event is to bring the Quad-Cities communities back together, to celebrate those who have survived... Read More