Coronavirus Tag Archive - MedQ

All posts by MedQuarter (MedQ) Regional Medical District

Mercy shifts site of respiratory clinic to increase patient capacity

CEDAR RAPIDS (March 30, 2020) – As local hospitals look to evolve and rapidly address community need in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy is shifting its respiratory clinic pilot site to MercyCare Marion at 3701 Katz Drive, effective Monday, March 30.  This change in location allows Mercy to serve additional members of the community… Read more →

Update from Large Health Care Institutions in the MedQuarter

Cedar Rapids Hospitals Update Visitor Restrictions Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital are further restricting hospital visitors, due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), in order to protect patients, staff, visitors and the community. Starting at 3 p.m. today St. Luke’s will put these measures in place and Mercy at 7 a.m. tomorrow (March… Read more →

Preparations, Processes in Place at Mercy Cedar Rapids to Address COVID-19

March 12, 2020 – We understand there are many questions and concerns about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) now that we have confirmed cases in Iowa. We want to assure the community that Mercy Cedar Rapids is closely following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and working closely with public health officials and other area… Read more →

Linn County Public Health Encourages Communities to Prepare for Potential COVID-19 Cases

LINN COUNTY, IA – The first COVID-19 cases in Iowa were announced this week, which has resulted in increasing awareness and preparation for the potential spread of COVID-19 to Linn County communities. Linn County Public Health (LCPH) continues to work closely with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Read more →