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

St. Luke’s, UnityPoint locations reinstitute mandatory masking policy

St. Luke’s Hospital, along with all UnityPoint clinics and urgent care facilities, has reinstituted a mandatory masking policy for all staff, patients and visitors. The new requirement begins today (Friday,… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids adjusts masking guidelines

Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids is updating its masking guidelines. Beginning Tues., Oct.4, if individuals are asymptomatic and have not been exposed to COVID within the last 10 days,… Read more →

Cedar Rapids Hospitals Provide Update on COVID-19 Precautions

Mercy Cedar Rapids and UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids are asking the community to be vigilant against the spread of COVID-19 as we are again seeing increases in COVID cases… Read more →

Mercy Revises Masking Policy

Mercy Medical Center is revising its masking policy as the community continues to see lower levels of COVID transmission. Effective Monday, April 25, masks will be optional for most patients,… Read more →

UnityPoint Revising Mask Requirements

UnityPoint Health hospitals in Eastern Iowa are revising masking requirements based on community transmission levels of COVID-19. According to a release, included are the hospitals and affiliated clinics at UnityPoint… Read more →

Upcoming changes to UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Hospital and Mercy Medical Center visitor guidelines – effective March 28

St. Luke’s Hospital and Mercy Cedar Rapids are adjusting visitor guidelines for hospitalized patients. The changes will take effect Mon., March 28. Hospitalized patients may have four visitors (updated from… Read more →

Cedar Rapids Hospitals Temporarily Postpone Elective Surgeries

Throughout the last few weeks, Mercy Cedar Rapids and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital have seen a marked increase in patients with COVID-19 who require inpatient care. This has… Read more →

Cedar Rapids hospitals see rise in COVID-19 admissions

After seeing a slow decline in COVID-19 admissions since mid-October, Cedar Rapids hospitals Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s Hospital and Mercy Medical Center are now seeing a marked increase… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids Offers COVID-19 Boosters

Mercy began administering Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccines, per the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization on Monday, September 27. Booster doses are authorized only for individuals who previously received the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and are: 65 years… Read more →

FDA Gives Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine Monday, potentially boosting public confidence in the shots and instantly opening the way for more universities, companies and local governments to… Read more →