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UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Light to Honor Organ Donors

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has started a new tradition to honor organ donors and bring awareness to the gift of life. In a tribute to honor patients and families who have made the decision to extend life and donate organs to the Iowa Donor Network, the hospital will turn its West Pavilion light… Read more →

Virtual Tanager Place resiliency pre-symposium planned May 22

Tanager Place will continue to hold its Resiliency & Trauma-Informed Care Symposium in 2020, although the training and education opportunity has been moved to two sessions to better meet community needs during the ongoing pandemic. Both sessions will feature two internationally-known keynote speakers, as well as presentations by Tanager Place staff members on resiliency. The… Read more →

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Opens West Entrance

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital’s West Entrance has reopened to patients and visitors daily from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. This main entrance will be staffed by screeners, who will check temperatures and briefly ask a few health questions. Limited visitor restrictions still apply and anyone entering the hospital will be required to wear a mask,… Read more →

UnityPoint Health Seeks Masks and Material Donations

UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids is in need of additional homemade masks for patients and visitors coming to the hospital and for patients who are coming for clinic and urgent care visits. If you are unable to sew, UnityPoint is also seeking material and elastic donations. Donations are being accepted at the St. Luke’s Foundation… Read more →

Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa Extending Building Hours

Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa (PCI) is extending building hours to better spread appointments apart in compliance with social distancing recommendations after the state of Iowa’s go-ahead to resume elective surgeries and procedures. As of today, PCI’s campus buildings are open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and all services are fully available. PCI staff will continue to… Read more →

UnityPoint Health requests all patients begin wearing masks or face coverings – Patients, visitors encouraged to bring their own masks

To help prevent further spread of COVID-19 in our communities, UnityPoint Health is requesting everyone who enters our hospitals, clinics and facilities to wear masks or face coverings. Starting Wednesday, May 6, staff, patients and visitors will be encouraged to wear their own personal cloth mask or face covering upon entering a UnityPoint Health facility.… Read more →

Mercy Medical Center, UnityPoint Health, Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa and Linn County Anesthesiologists Release Joint Statement

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced last week that health systems may begin working to resume some elective surgeries and procedures. Mercy Medical Center, UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids, Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa and Linn County Anesthesiologists do not yet have definitive timelines to share for our community.  We can tell you, however,  that we are… Read more →

UnityPoint Health Introduces Virtual Scheduled Care

UnityPoint Health has introduced Virtual Scheduled Care, which allows certain patients to hold virtual appointments with providers. Interested patients can call their local clinic and request a virtual appointment. The health system is also offering its Virtual Urgent Care service at no cost through April 30. To access Virtual Urgent Care, visit Neither service… Read more →

2020 PCI Art Show & Sale Postponed

The 2020 PCI Art Show & Sale, originally scheduled for June 13, is tentatively postponed until Saturday, Aug. 1. We will re-evaluate the ongoing COVID-19 situation as we get closer to the new date and determine if we will be able to hold a show in 2020. The show will not function under the original… Read more →

Fire Launches a New Chapter

In August 2016, the Cedar Rapids pub Moose McDuffy’s was shut down by a fire. Although the pub was closed for 12 months, this tragic event led to new beginnings. It was time for a rebrand and remodel. While closed, the pub owners considered the fact that their location was in the MedQuarter Regional Medical… Read more →