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UnityPoint Health Requiring Team Members To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 By Nov. 1

August 5th, 2021
UnityPoint Health Requiring Team Members To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 By Nov. 1

Rock Island, Ill. (Aug. 5, 2021) – UnityPoint Health is announcing today plans to require its more than 33,000 team members to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The three-state health system also continues to urge all eligible individuals to get their COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. “We remain incredibly grateful to our health care providers, who have seen the devastation of COVID-19 up close and personal over the past 18 months,” said Clay Holderman, President and CEO of UnityPoint Health. “After thoughtful consideration, we believe this vaccination requirement will help keep... Read More

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

November 15th, 2020
Rock Island ICU Nurse Struggling With Covid Impact at Work, Home

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

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