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Genesis to Hold Second Gather for the Cure Event Supporting Breast Imaging Voucher Program

August 29th, 2022
Genesis to Hold Second Gather for the Cure Event Supporting Breast Imaging Voucher Program

Registration is underway now for the second annual Gather for the Cure event to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to be held October 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Whispering Pines Indoor Shelter, Scott County Park. Register to attend at www.genesishealth.com/gather. Gather for the Cure is an opportunity to celebrate breast cancer survivorship, remember those lives lost to breast cancer, learn about available programs and resources and raise money to support the Genesis Voucher Program. The program provides free breast imaging to qualifying patients. The event is presented by the Genesis Foundation. Attendees... Read More

Learn Stress Management Techniques At New Iowa And Illinois Program

July 12th, 2022
Learn Stress Management Techniques At New Iowa And Illinois Program

Join Emma Morgan, LISW, LCSW for a workshop for all-ages to better understand your emotions and ways to handle them, including: brainstorming, practicing, and implementing coping skills into your day to day life. This program is being offered in-person and via Zoom. RSVP is required for both options.    Wednesday July 13, 2022 6:00 – 7:00 PM UnityPoint Health – Trinity Gilda’s Club Quad Cities 600 John Deere Road, Suite 101 Moline, IL  61265 Registration is required. Anyone impacted by cancer is welcome to attend. RSVP online at http://GCQC.gnosishosting.net/Events/Info/Coping_Skills_for_All_Ages_Workshop-2219.   For... Read More

Genesis “Pack the Bus” School Supply Drive Returns for Fourth Year

July 8th, 2022
Genesis “Pack the Bus” School Supply Drive Returns for Fourth Year

DAVENPORT, Iowa – July 7, 2022 – What began in 2019 as a way to give back to the Quad Cities region for Genesis Health System’s 150th anniversary continues to gain momentum in 2022. For a fourth year, Genesis will “Pack the Bus” and collect school supplies for students across the region. In the first three years,of a total 27,311 school items valued at nearly $47,000 have been collected from the public and Genesis employees. Donations will be collected at school buses parked at these locations August 1-4: GMC-East Campus, Monday, August 1, at the parking lot close to Rusholme Street,... Read More

Genesis Health System, Silvis, hosts Grand Opening for the new Center for Breast Health

June 7th, 2022
Genesis Health System, Silvis, hosts Grand Opening for the new Center for Breast Health

Genesis is hosting a Community Open House for the newly remodeled Genesis Center for Breast Health (CBH) location within the Genesis Medical Center, Silvis campus on Thursday, June 9. There will be tours available, and prospective patients can meet the providers from 4 to 6 p.m. The state-of-the-art facility offers comprehensive breast care, including screening, diagnosis, biopsies, and surgery. It is also the first Genesis location in Illinois to offer Breast MRI. Genesis breast health centers provide the most advanced breast imaging tools available, including 3D mammography, breast ultrasound,... Read More

Genesis dedicates 2022 as the Year of Healing

May 12th, 2022
Genesis dedicates 2022 as the Year of Healing

National Hospital Week, May 8-14, is a time to recognize the health systems and health care workers who care for and protect our communities To celebrate National Hospital Week, Genesis Health System dedicated 2022 as the Year of Healing by unveiling the Healing Wall in the lobby of the East Campus in Davenport during a press conference Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The wall is an interactive display on which anyone can post a healing message. In addition to the wall at East campus, Healing Walls will also be installed at the GMC-West Central Park, Silvis, DeWitt, and Aledo medical centers. Standing... Read More

Genesis Health System Enhancing Emergency and Convenient Care

April 7th, 2022
Genesis Health System Enhancing Emergency and Convenient Care

Genesis Health System is better optimizing emergency and convenient care services to increase capacity and enhance the ability to provide patients with the right care, in the right place, at the right time. This campus initiative will help the health system to better meet the needs of its communities, while also advancing delivery of specialized emergency care to patients with the most complex and pressing health care needs. The comprehensive approach, designed based on an extensive study of community care needs, includes:• Establishing an Emergency Department at the Bettendorf HealthPlex to... Read More

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