Genesis Health System

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Despite caring for patients with COVID-19, local hospitals are half full and losing money. But even though the pandemic is ruining the budget, Doug Cropper, the head of Genesis Health System, is in no hurry for business to return to normal.

Michelle O'Neill reports Genesis operates six hospitals in the Quad Cities area. And while many employees have been quarantined at home, others have taken on new responsibilities.

In an Emergency Department room, health care workers demostrate how Tele-Stroke works as reporters observe.
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Local hospital officials want people to know emergency rooms are open to all types of patients, not just those with COVID-19.

Mobile Test Site Opens

Mar 18, 2020

The first mobile testing site has opened in the Quad Cities. Wednesday Genesis Health System set up a tent at its clinic in northwest Davenport.

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Unity Point Trinity and Genesis health systems in the Quad Cities are asking people not to visit the hospital if they're sick. The goal is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the seasonal flu.

13th Genesis Flu-Free QC Campaign

Oct 10, 2019
Genesis Health System

8,000 children in the Quad Cities will receive flu vaccinations for free. 

River Bandits Win Charity Award

Sep 5, 2019
Zach Wilson, WVIK News

The Quad Cities River Bandits’ charitable work has not gone unnoticed. On Thursday at Modern Woodmen Park, Ballpark Digest honored the team with its award for “Best Commitment to Charity.”

Two organizations have teamed up to help the Quad Cities recover from the flood. Genesis Health System and the Quad Cities River Bandits have raised $100,000 to give to local organizations that assist individuals, families, and businesses.

Coordinated Cancer Care Program in Quad Cities

Mar 11, 2019

A new cancer care program is underway in the Quad Cities. On Monday, Genesis Health System announced an expansion of its cancer services.

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With the flu season well underway, hospitals in the Quad Cities have started restricting visitors. Following a recommendation from the Illinois Department of Public Health, both Trinity and Genesis health systems announced the guidelines Wednesday. / Genesis Health System website

Genesis Health System and a central Iowa retirement company will create a new nonprofit to serve seniors in the Quad Cities. On Wednesday in Silvis, officials from Genesis and Wesley Life announced plans to build new retirement communities in Bettendorf and Moline.