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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

Run Into Davenport For The Boozies Fun Run

January 14th, 2021

Get in some fitness and help folks in need with the Boozies Fun Run, striding in next Sunday. Benefitting King’s Harvest Pet Rescue, you can WIN PRIZES!! Sunday January 17, with a Sign-Up Deadline Saturday January 16, there’s a $5.00 Entry Fee. Meet at Boozie’s at 3:00pm to get your card, and start running. -There is a list of bars you will “run” to and purchase a drink. -When you purchase your drink, the bartender will sign your card. -The more bars you run to, the better chance you have to WIN!! -You can go to as many bars as you want. –There will be 1st and 2nd place for best hand. -$2.00... Read More

Quad-Cities’ ICU Nurse Speaks Up With The Truth About Covid

November 24th, 2020

The following first-person testimonial about her experiences was written by Cara Crumrine, RN for UnityPoint Health As an intensive care nurse at UnityPoint Health, I’ve seen fellow medical personnel in my life putting out scary memes and begging posts asking people to help them. I’ve seen other community members speak about how it’s not right or fair to have government officials interfere in their livelihood. I’ve seen these comments, plus countless more, and decided it’s time to speak up. This is hard. I haven’t been in a situation where I watch the world I’ve built with hard work... Read More

Rock Island ICU Nurse Struggling With Covid Impact at Work, Home

November 15th, 2020

Ian Hutto is struggling to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, both at work and home. The 35-year-old native of Chicagoland is an ICU nurse at UnityPoint Health – Trinity in Rock Island. His wife, Annette, owns Cool Beanz Coffeehouse at 30th Street and 14th Avenue, Rock Island, and they’re raising their nine-month-old daughter, Lydia, while Ian also is studying for his master’s in nursing from University of Illinois-Chicago. “It has been a stress like I’ve never felt in my life,” Ian said recently. “In a good and very bad way at the same time. It’s overwhelming; I am the type of person... Read More

Quad-Cities UnityPoint Health – Trinity Urging Community Action as COVID-19 Cases Spike

November 12th, 2020

UnityPoint Health® – Trinity is urging the community to do their part and take action to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Cases of COVID-19 are spiking throughout the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, causing a significant increase in hospitalizations. Now more than ever, it is crucial for the entire community to understand what they do impacts everyone, and the challenges we are facing are very real and urgent. The entire UnityPoint Health system is seeing an increase in COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations. “If the presence of COVID-19 in our communities is a marathon and not... Read More

Quad-Cities One Of The Top 15 Hot Spots In The Country For Covid Spikes Over The Past Week

November 10th, 2020

The Quad-Cities is one of the top 15 places where covid cases are increasing the fastest in the United States, according to new statistics released today. Among metro areas with at least 50,000 people, the Iowa/Illinois Quad-Cities ranks number 13 among the fastest risers, almost doubling its number of cases within the past week, from 1,476 to 2,922. According to a report in the New York Times today, the daily average of new COVID-19 cases in the country this past week has gone up 64 percent in two weeks, hitting 116,448 today. Helping to spike the numbers were a one-day record of 131,420 cases... Read More

Free Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled for WIU-Macomb Students Nov. 10

November 6th, 2020

Western Illinois University’s Beu Health Center will offer the final seasonal flu shot clinic of the semester for Western students on the Macomb campus Tuesday, Nov. 10. Flu shots are free for WIU students; however, they must present a valid WIU ID card. Scheduled flu shot clinics will be offered from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center’s Mac Gym. WIU School of Nursing students will administer the vaccine. For more information, contact Beu Health Center at (309) 298-1888.  Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 25th: Dogtoberfest, Dracula, Dancing and MORE!

October 25th, 2020

Are you feeling the swirls of spookiness in the air? If you’re a lover of all things fall and freaky – there is no shortage of exciting and fun things to do in the Quad Cities, this week! QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your... Read More

Fejervary Family Fun Day Focuses on Health

September 17th, 2020

Davenport Parks and Recreation Department will host another Fejervary Family Fun Day this Saturday Sep 19 from 12 – 5 p.m. at Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport). This week’s theme is ‘Healthy Family Day’. Fejervary Family Fun Days will be Hands-Free. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, there will be a few modifications: No petting zoo. No bounce house. No face painting. Safety Information: Surfaces will be sanitized regularly as allowed. Public health officials remind you to : Stay home if you’re sick. Practice social distancing. Avoid touching surfaces. Wash your hands with... Read More

Free Community Yoga and After Party

June 24th, 2020

Enhance your health and support small local businesses at Free Community Yoga Health & Vendor Fair this Saturday Jun 27 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Volleyball Factory (2060 W. River Drive Davenport). Event Agenda: 9:00 – Doors open to visit with vendors 10:00 – 10:05: Program Introduction 10:05 – 10:50: YOGA with Aaron Elston Howard 10:50 – 11:00 Presentation of Sponsor/Vendor giveaways 11:00 – 12:00: Visit with vendors   It is recommended to arrive between 9:00am – 9:45am. Bring a yoga mat or towel, water bottle, and money if you wish to purchase items... Read More