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Flu-Free Quad Cities Offers Family Friendly Flu Vaccination Clinic TODAY!

October 26th, 2021
Flu-Free Quad Cities Offers Family Friendly Flu Vaccination Clinic TODAY!

The Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities program will offer four family vaccination clinics providing protection against seasonal influenza Tuesday, Oct. 26 at TaxSlayer Center, Moline, from 3-6 p.m.; and, Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 3-6 p.m. at Brady Street Stadium, Davenport. These clinics will provide free seasonal influenza vaccinations to all ages. Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities has provided more than 100,000 free flu vaccinations since the origin of the program in 2007. The vaccinations are available at elementary schools throughout the region. Consent forms for vaccination are required. The form can be... Read More

League Champion River Bandits Are Champions For Genesis Children’s Health Initiatives

October 19th, 2021
League Champion River Bandits Are Champions For Genesis Children’s Health Initiatives

Major League Baseball’s High-A Central champion Quad Cities River Bandits continue to be champions for children’s health. Now the team is issuing a challenge to others to support Genesis Foundation children’s health initiatives by matching their contributions. The River Bandits organization, which capped a great season on the field with a High-A Central League championship, the team’s fourth in the last ten seasons, announced today it is teaming up with the Genesis Foundation to encourage businesses and individuals throughout the Quad Cities to support children’s health. The Bandits are... Read More

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

October 7th, 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

Gather For The Cure Helps Lower Financial Issues Over Breast Cancer Testing

September 4th, 2021
Gather For The Cure Helps Lower Financial Issues Over Breast Cancer Testing

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

Living Proof Exhibit Partners With Bettendorf Restaurant To Help Artists, People Impacted by Cancer

August 7th, 2021
Living Proof Exhibit Partners With Bettendorf Restaurant To Help Artists, People Impacted by Cancer

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! If you look around while you’re enjoying a great meal at Food Affair Bistro in Bettendorf (and you should do both), you should know most of the amazing artworks were created by cancer survivors in the region – paintings by Kent Broadbent, Annawan; Gina Kirschbaum, Bettendorf; Tara Moorman, Cedar Rapids, and several by Laura Goldman Weinberg, Fairfield, Iowa. It’s a new... Read More

Genesis COVID-19 Vaccination Options Expanded

August 4th, 2021
Genesis COVID-19 Vaccination Options Expanded

COVID-19 vaccinations now are available at the following Genesis Convenient Care clinics in Iowa: Genesis Convenient Care By Reservation, 1520 West 53rd Street, Davenport Genesis Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic, Davenport HealthPlex, 3200 W. Kimberly Rd. Genesis Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic and By Reservation at Woodlands, 4321 53rd Avenue, Bettendorf Genesis Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic, 301 North 4th Avenue, Eldridge Genesis Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic, 200 South Cody Road, LeClaire (opens August 9) It is not necessary to schedule your COVID vaccination at any of the above Genesis Convenient... Read More

Genesis Collecting Donations Of School Supplies To Help Students Starting Monday

July 31st, 2021
Genesis Collecting Donations Of School Supplies To Help Students Starting Monday

Genesis Health System will help area students and families get back to normal when schools reopen, and donations begin at various locations on Monday. So if you want to help out local students in need, please stop by! “Pack the Bus’’ debuted two years ago as part of the Genesis anniversary celebration of 150 years of health services. The needs are even greater as families continue to recover from COVID-19 disruptions. “The Genesis ‘Pack the Bus’ campaign will assist families and the schools again this year by providing the tools they need for learning,” said Shirley Gusta, director... Read More

Quad-Cities Genesis Is An IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health System; But What Does It Mean for Patients?

May 30th, 2021
Quad-Cities Genesis Is An IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health System; But What Does It Mean for Patients?

Genesis Health System has repeated on the IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems list. No other Iowa health system has made the list even once. Of course, it’s nice to be recognized as one of the top health systems in the U.S. We’re extremely proud of Genesis medical staff and all of our 5,000 employees for the contributions they make to the region’s health on a daily basis. But more important than our personal satisfaction is our confidence the recognition will be meaningful to Genesis patients. The recognition makes a difference. Here is what IBM Watson Health data demonstrates about the... Read More

Dr. John Hartman Appointed Chair Of State ACS Committee On Trauma

May 23rd, 2021
Dr. John Hartman Appointed Chair Of State ACS Committee On Trauma

Genesis Health Group, Davenport Surgical’s K. John Hartman, M.D., FACS, has been appointed chair of the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for the State of Iowa. The mission of the American College of Surgeons Committees on Trauma is to develop and implement programs that support injury prevention and ensure optimal patient outcomes across the continuum of care. These programs incorporate advocacy, education, trauma center and trauma system resources, best practice creation, outcome assessment, and continuous quality improvement. Dr. Hartman, who is the medical director... Read More

Genesis Walk-In Covid Vaccine Clinic Now Open To All Quad-Cities Residents

May 17th, 2021
Genesis Walk-In Covid Vaccine Clinic Now Open To All Quad-Cities Residents

It’s Everyone’s Turn. Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is now open to everyone on a walk-in basis on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  We will continue to add additional walk-in hours each week. Check our website at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine WHERE: The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. HOW: Walk-ins are welcome but online scheduling is also available. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine. Appointments can also be scheduled by calling (563) 421-4088.  Read More