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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, Dec. 9). “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends universal masking in health care facilities when there is high community transmission of COVID-19,… Read more →

UnityPoint Health Named to ‘Best Employers’ List for Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin

UnityPoint Health® continues to be recognized as one of the best places to work across all employers. West Des Moines, Iowa based UnityPoint Health has been named to the 2022 Forbes “America’s Best Employers By State” list in all three states of its footprint – Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. The fourth annual Forbes list, compiled… Read more →

Partnership Between UnityPoint-St. Luke’s, Kirkwood Hoping to Recruit More Nurses

Article from KCRG.com A new partnership between UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital and Kirkwood Community College is hoping to address the nursing shortage at the hospital. The Nursing Promise Program is open for students graduating this year and next, and will give them financial assistance if they agree to work in an area of need at St.… 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 Health – Allen Hospital (Waterloo), UnityPoint Health – Finley Hospital (Dubuque) and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital (Cedar Rapids). These hospitals are in communities… Read more →

Community Members Encouraged to Express their Appreciation for Healthcare Workers

UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids is asking community members to express their appreciation for our healthcare workers on Valentine’s Day or any day in February. Individuals may consider showing their gratitude or appreciation for a healthcare worker at UnityPoint Health by completing an act of kindness. Here are some ideas: Send a free e-card to… Read more →

MyUnityPoint allows patients to show proof of COVID vaccination and test results on Smartphones

MyUnityPoint (MyChart) allows patients to easily share their vaccine status for travel or events without having to carry a paper vaccine card UnityPoint Health is introducing a digital option to offer proof of vaccination status or negative test for established patients. For people who travel, or need to show vaccination status for an event, their… Read more →

UnityPoint Health Classes and Events

Visit https://www.unitypoint.org/cedarrapids/classes-and-events.aspx for an up-to-date listing of monthly classes and events with UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids!

St. Luke’s Among Nation’s Top Performing for Treatment of Heart Attack

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, the highest-level chest pain award. The award recognizes St. Luke’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that it has reached an aggressive… Read more →

St. Luke’s Birth Care Center first and only hospital in Iowa to treat postpartum hemorrhage with Jada System

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has a new tool aimed at making childbirth safer. Last month, St. Luke’s became the first and only hospital in the state to use the Jada System for controlling and treating postpartum hemorrhage (abnormal uterine bleeding). Uncontrolled bleeding after childbirth is an emergency requiring immediate intervention. Mothers welcoming babies… Read more →

UnityPoint Health Requires All Team Members to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 by Nov. 1, 2021

UnityPoint Health is announcing today it will require its more than 33,000 team members to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The three-state health system also continues to urge all eligible individuals to get their COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. “We remain incredibly grateful to our health care providers, who have seen the devastation of COVID-19… Read more →