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Physicians Clinic of Iowa Adjusting Hours and Entry Points

The MedQuarter | March 27th, 2020

Physicians Clinic of Iowa in Cedar Rapids is shortening its hours and limiting entry points to its facility due to COVID-19. The measures will take effect Monday, March 30 and only affect the Cedar Rapids campus; PCI’s clinic in North Liberty has been temporarily closed. PCI’s Cedar Rapids campus, including both Medical Pavilions 1 and… Read more →

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Mercy Cedar Rapids Opens Dedicated Clinic for Respiratory Illnesses

The MedQuarter | March 27th, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS (March 26, 2020) – Starting March 27, Mercy is establishing a dedicated clinic to care for patients with respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19. Primary care and urgent care patients needing appointments or testing for respiratory illness – such as a cough, difficulty breathing, fever and runny nose – will be directed by their medical… Read more →

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Miranda Conquers Cancer at a Young Age

The MedQuarter | March 26th, 2020

In November 2018, Miranda Neff was experiencing a lot of pain but thought a lump in her breast was just a cyst. She had an ultrasound, and it was inconclusive. Then her skin turned red, and the pain got worse. So she returned a few months later for more tests. The lump had grown to… Read more →

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Mercy Cedar Rapids Expands Use of Telemedicine to Accommodate Patient Needs

The MedQuarter | March 20th, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS (March 19, 2020) – In an effort to continue to provide accessible, high-quality healthcare to our community as we actively address the COVID-19 situation, Mercy is expanding the use of telemedicine to offer patients video visits with more local providers at more local locations. This initiative provides yet another way for patients to… Read more →

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Support Restaurants, Shops & Services in the MedQ

The MedQuarter | March 17th, 2020

Restaurants are now restricted to carry-out, delivery or drive-through services through March 31 – this is being done for the health and safety of all Iowans. Every industry, from restaurants and bars to shops and services, are feeling the impacts of this unprecedented event. You can still support local by ordering carry out, or grabbing… Read more →

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Update from Large Health Care Institutions in the MedQuarter

The MedQuarter | March 17th, 2020

Cedar Rapids Hospitals Update Visitor Restrictions Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital are further restricting hospital visitors, due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), in order to protect patients, staff, visitors and the community. Starting at 3 p.m. today St. Luke’s will put these measures in place and Mercy at 7 a.m. tomorrow (March… Read more →

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Preparations, Processes in Place at Mercy Cedar Rapids to Address COVID-19

The MedQuarter | March 12th, 2020

March 12, 2020 – We understand there are many questions and concerns about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) now that we have confirmed cases in Iowa. We want to assure the community that Mercy Cedar Rapids is closely following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and working closely with public health officials and other area… Read more →

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Tanager Place’s 30th Annual Summer Fest

Free Family event with over 50 activities for families to enjoy! Held at Collins Aerospace in Cedar Rapids! Visit TanagerPlace.org to register.

Tanager Place’s 2020 Resiliency & Trauma-Informed Care Symposium

The Tanager Place Training & Education Institute invites you to be part of this valuable professional development experience in Cedar Rapids. Our first keynote speaker for the 2020 symposium is Dr. Tina Payne Bryson. Dr. Bryson is the Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary clinical practice, and of The Play Strong Institute in Pasadena,… Read more →

Linn County Public Health Encourages Communities to Prepare for Potential COVID-19 Cases

The MedQuarter | March 11th, 2020

LINN COUNTY, IA – The first COVID-19 cases in Iowa were announced this week, which has resulted in increasing awareness and preparation for the potential spread of COVID-19 to Linn County communities. Linn County Public Health (LCPH) continues to work closely with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Read more →

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