ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (October 5, 2023) — The Rock Island County Health Department finally has a limited supply of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The department has not received Moderna vaccines for ages twelve and older.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 3, 2023) — ImpactLife has implemented Individual Donor Assessment, a donor-screening practice that is consistent with new guidance on donor eligibility issued by the US Food and Drug Administration earlier this year. The change to Individual Donor Assessment creates more equitable donor eligibility standards by using gender-inclusive, individual sexual behavior-based questions in pre-donation screening.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (September 26, 2023) — Here’s a respiratory illness season update. There also is a graphic attached regarding free COVID-19 test kits. We have a walk-in flu clinic today, 1-4PM. If you want to stop by. Please ask for me at the front desk. Patients must agree to being interviewed and videoed/photographed.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (September 26, 2023) — After years of growth, challenges, and changes to the senior living landscape, Friendship Manor is excited to present a $12.5 million plan for a series of upgrades and major improvements. This significant funding will allow the facility to continue its legacy of providing superb senior care across all levels of retirement.

ADEL, IOWA (September 14, 2023) — September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Despite growing efforts to bring attention to the topic, suicide remains the second leading cause of death among young people ages 10–24 and the 10th leading cause of death among adults in the US, according to The National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 14, 2023) — Calling all Quad Cities Divas! Diamonds & Divas, the popular ladies’ night out event, is back and better than ever, presented by UnityPoint–Trinity. Join Gilda’s Club Quad Cities on Thursday, October 5, at Rhythm City Casino and Hotel for a night of laughter, sisterhood, and support for those being impacted by cancer in our community.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 13, 2023) — Ellipsis has set in motion a much-needed respite program for kids and families in central Iowa. The service provides the help and rest period kids and families need when challenges seem too difficult to conquer on their own. While some of Ellipsis' similar services are court-ordered, respite care is a voluntary program that allows kids and families a chance to take a break before a breaking point is reached.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 5, 2023) — The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Quad Cities area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Saturday, October 7, at the Vibrant Arena at the Mark in Moline.

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