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RHCR Theatre Hosting Auditions for Upcoming Show

RHCR Theatre is hosting auditions for their upcoming show “God Help Us”, written by Samuel Warren Joseph and Phil Proctor, on July 25 and July 26! Auditions begin at 7:00 p.m. with check in at 6:30 p.m. at 1200 2nd Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. RHCR is looking for 2 actors, a male and female aged… Read more →

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Employees awarded Iowa Hospital Association Scholarships

Lindsey Ricklefs Katelyn Thompson Tori Palmeri Lindsey Ricklefs, Katelyn Thompson and Tori Palmeri, employees at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital have each been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA). They are among several outstanding students from all over… Read more →

Two Mercy Cedar Rapids Employees Receive IHERF Scholarships

Svetlana Acas of Iowa City and Amy Carey of Marion, both employees of Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, have each been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA). Acas is attending Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids pursuing a… Read more →

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

With the return to school on the horizon and National Immunization Awareness Month in August, it’s a good time for parents and guardians to think about protecting children and teens by getting all their vaccinations up-to-date. Schedule an appointment at one of our convenient UnityPoint Clinic Pediatrics offices. Schedule now >>

UnityPoint Receives Funding for Free Mental Health Visits

UnityPoint Health – AbbeHealth Services and Hillcrest Family Services have received additional funding from Mental Health/Disability Services of the East Central Region of Iowa to continue offering FREE mental health visits. Read more! For more information about these FREE mental health visits or to schedule an appointment, contact Abbe Center for Community Mental Health at 319-398-3562 or Hillcrest Family… Read more →

Sister Organizations Continue Annual Tradition of Spreading Mercy in Cedar Rapids Community

Sister organizations Mount Mercy University, the Catherine McAuley Center and Mercy Medical Center are continuing the tradition of spreading mercy in our community. Circle the City with Mercy is a one-day community service project with volunteers from each organization working toward a common cause. Now in its fourth year, the Circle the City with Mercy… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids Recognized for Quality & Cost-Efficiency in Maternity Care

Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids has been recognized by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield® with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective… 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 →

Tanager Place Announces Bridge to the Future Scholarship Awards

Tanager Place is pleased to announce over $55,000 in scholarship dollars have been awarded through the Bridge to the Future program. Monies are awarded to young people who engaged in Tanager Place programs for a minimum of six months of service in the recent two years and demonstrated a desire to move on to post-secondary… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids Wins Highest Distinction from Epic

Mercy Medical Center has earned the Summa Cum Laude Honor Roll distinction from Epic – an electronic health record system that is used to facilitate clinical care across the health system and store patients’ personal health information, including treatments, procedures, test results, medications and more. The Epic Honor Roll Good Maintenance Grant Program distinction at… Read more →