Covid-19 Archive - MedQ


Updated 10/14/20


Restaurants are now restricted to limited seating capacity, social distancing and additional safety measures such as masking and sanitizing. Every industry, from restaurants and bars to shops and services, are feeling the impacts of this unprecedented event. You can still support local by dining in, ordering carry out, or grabbing a gift card from your favorites. Please know that this is a fluid situation and it is recommended to call ahead.

Caribou Coffee (Inside Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa)(319) 365-1694 or
Hours: M-F 6:30A – 5P
Gift cards available online or in store

Crab Attack Cajun Seafood Shack(319) 363-1175 or
Hours: M-Th 2 – 9P, Fri-Sat 2 – 10P, Sun 2-7P
Curbside pickup only

Kathy’s Pies(319) 362-5216 or
Hours: M-F 7A – 5P, Sat 8A – 1P
In-store pickup or carry out, Curbside pickup if pre-paid
Delivery by Uber Eats. Will deliver for free with a $20 minimum order. Gift cards available at

Moniker 86 Social Club(319) 200-8686
Closed until further notice
Gift cards available on Facebook

Moose McDuffy’s(319) 365-1149 or
Hours: M-Sat 11A – 2A, Sun 10A – 2A
Dine in, carry out, or Doordash
Gift cards available in store

Phong Lan Vietnamese(319) 365-5784 or
Hours: M-Sat 11A – 9P
Carry out only, Gift cards available in store.

Riley’s Café(319) 777-9778 or
Hours: M-F 8A – 1P, Sat-Sun 6:30A – 1P
Dine in, Carry out, or curbside pickup
Gift cards available in store.

Taco Bell(319) 366-0123 or
Hours: Sun-Wed 10A – 10P, Thu-Sat 10A -12A
Drive-thru, carry out, and delivery only.
Gift cards available online

Via Sofia’s Italian Kitchen(319) 362-9667 or
Hours: Daily 11A – 9P
Dine in, carry out or curbside pickup, Delivery by Door Dash, and UberEats
Gift cards available in store


All-American Bullion & Coins – (319) 409-5014 or
Hours: Mon/Wed/Fri 9:30A – 6P, Tue/Thu/Sat 9:30A – 4P

The Art Cellar – (319) 364-0506 or
Hours: Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri 10A – 5P, Thu 10A – 7P. Sat by appointment

Gilded Pear Gallery – (319) 366-0205 or
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10A – 5P, Sat. 10A – 2P
Other times available by appointment
Gift cards available by phone 

Jeff Jones Furniture – (319) 363-6000 or
Hours: Mon. & Thurs. 10A – 7P, Tues. Fri. Sat. 10A – 5P, Wed. 10A – 3P
Appointments available

Saigon Market – (319) 363-2900 or Saigon Market
Hours: Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat 10A – 6P, Wed 10A – 8P


Bank of the West – (319) 366-1851 or
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30A – 4P, Sat 9A – 12P
Drive through only, appointments available by arrangement

Better Business Bureau – (319) 365-1190 or
Hours: Mon-Fri 8A – 5P
No walk-ins, no face-to-face meetings

Citywide Cleaners – (319) 364-6131 or
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 7A – 6P, Sat 9A – 1P
Gift Cards Available, contact
Drive through only
Delivery available

Firestone Complete Auto Care – (319) 536-1560 or
Hours: Mon-Sat 7A – 6P
Night drop box available

Prince Albert Tuxedos – (319) 393-4298  or
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10A – 6P, Sat 10A – 5P
Gift Cards Available, contact

COVID-19 Updates

Mercy Continues Resumption of Services and Safely Returns to Prior Use of Hospital Spaces

As Mercy Cedar Rapids continues the resumption of many of its services, it is also returning spaces within the hospital to their normal patient care functions. In the midst of the pandemic, Mercy dedicated two entire floors of its patient tower to COVID-19. The floors have negative air flow rooms that are specifically designed to… Read more →

Cedar Rapids Hospital Visitor Policies Adjusted

Cedar Rapids hospitals are lifting some visitor restrictions. Effective Monday, June 15 both hospitals are allowing hospitalized patients to have one visitor at a time, per patient. This does not include the behavioral health units, where restrictions remain. Exceptions include end of life care, which may have two visitors and will be assessed on a… Read more →

Those Entering Cedar Rapids Hospitals or Clinics are Reminded to Wear a Mask

Medical research continues to show decreased COVID spread by masking and social distancing  Cedar Rapids, IA – In effort to protect patients, visitors, healthcare workers and other members of the community, UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids and Mercy Cedar Rapids are reminding the community of their universal masking policies.  All individuals must wear a mask… 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 →