Covid-19 Archive - Page 2 of 5 - 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 Cedar Rapids Adjusts Visitor Policies and Safety Measures

Mercy Cedar Rapids has adjusted its safety measures and visitor guidelines as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are rising around the country and locally because of the spread of the new and highly contagious Delta variant. The following changes are in effect: All inpatient admissions will be tested for COVID-19. Patient visitation hours will be… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids Adjusts Visitor Policies

Mercy Cedar Rapids is continuing to ease visitor restrictions. The increase in vaccination rates is allowing the hospital and its clinics to lift some restrictions previously in place to mitigate COVID-19. Effective immediately, the following changes are in effect: Visiting hours within the hospital now last until 9 p.m. Visitors may see patients from 6… Read more →

UnityPoint is Extending Its Visitor Policy

Effective June 28, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital will implement changes to its visitor policy as the community recovers from the pandemic and vaccination rates continues to increase. St. Luke’s visiting hours will be extended from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Hospital visitors are limited to two visitors per patient,… Read more →

UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids Walk-In Clinic Planned

UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids will offer COVID-19 vaccines on a walk-in basis at the MedLabs Building location at 717 A Ave. NE on Monday, May 3, Wednesday, May 5 and Friday, May 7 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please enter the vaccine clinic from the lower level entrance. The clinic will have the… Read more →

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available at Mercy Cedar Rapids

New Information on COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in appointments are available for the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday at Mercy’s Vaccination Clinic located at 5264 Council St. NE in Cedar Rapids. Or, if you’d like to make an appointment, go to our website or call our COVID-19… Read more →

Mercy Partners With Local Shelters to Provide Vaccine to Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

CEDAR RAPDIS, IA (April 15, 2021) –  Mercy Medical Center partnered with local shelters today to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals experiencing homelessness in the Cedar Rapids community. The effort is part of a community initiative to get vaccinations to those who might have difficulty obtaining them otherwise. “We realize that people experiencing homelessness may… Read more →

Mercy’s Vaccination Information & Reminders

COVID-19 Vaccination Information As you may know, per CDC guidelines, the state of Iowa recently announced that it was expanding the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include those 64 years of age and younger with medical conditions that put them at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. As a result and per Linn County Public… Read more →

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Closes Grant Wood Studio for the Season Early This Year

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art announced today it has closed Grant Wood Studio for the season due to COVID-19 and the resulting decline in visitors. The studio normally closes from January through March. “The studio is primarily a tourist destination, and even though we follow strict CDC safety protocols, visitorship has declined significantly,” CRMA… Read more →

Cedar Rapids Healthcare Providers Recommend Celebrating Holidays With Immediate Household Only

Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital are encouraging Eastern Iowans to rethink plans for traditional Thanksgiving gatherings. Hospital officials say the safest way to spend the holiday is to celebrate only with individuals in the immediate household.  This echoes similar guidance shared Monday evening by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. The recent… Read more →

Don’t Put Your Health on Hold

COVID-19 has disrupted lives in countless ways, but your health doesn’t have to be one of them. The health care providers in the MedQuarter Regional Medical District encourage you to seek care if you feel ill or are hurt.