DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 5, 2021) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE virtual workshop for anyone impacted by cancer on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 6-7PM via Zoom.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 23, 2020) Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced yesterday that the COVID-19 vaccination program for long-term care (LTC) is on track to begin December 28. The program will run over the next few months through a partnership with three federally-approved pharmacies. These pharmacies will administer the two-dose vaccine to residents and staff at Iowa's nursing facilities and affiliated assisted-living communities.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (December 16, 2020) Iowa nursing facility staff and residents will see first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arriving as soon as December 28, now that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved Pfizer's request for emergency-use authorization (EUA) and vaccine shipments are arriving in Iowa. However, that does not mean it is yet safe to visit loved ones in Iowa nursing homes this holiday season.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 14, 2020) — While the world has been laser-focused on COVID-19 this year — and rightfully so — there were noteworthy developments in Alzheimer’s disease research happening too. From the development and testing of potential new drugs to treat the disease to different ways to reduce risk to the long-term effects of COVID-19 on the brain, there was no shortage of important new research happening this year.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 3, 2020) Gilda’s Club is hosting a free virtual workshop for anyone impacted by cancer on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 6-7:30PM, via Zoom.

Join Gilda’s Club Quad Cities on Zoom for a free workshop featuring Erin Marshall, a Prevention Specialists with Robert Young Center and Center for Alcohol and Drug Services.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 2, 2020) The TaxSlayer Center has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 30, 2020) — A temporary community-based COVID-19 drive-through testing site will return to Rock Island County this weekend, December 5-6.

Testing will be in the parking lot of the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. Hours are 9AM-4PM. Testing is ending an hour earlier than at previous testing-events because of shorter daylight hours.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2020) — The American Red Cross of Illinois is accepting nominations to honor exceptional individuals from our community. Everyday heroes who selflessly put the well-being of others before theirs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 18, 2020) — Eight months into the pandemic, 

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 17, 2020) — Volunteers with the Disaster Action Team were busy responding to home fires this past week.  From November 9 through 16, Red Cross volunteers responded to six home fires including incidents in Lomax, New London and Rock Island.

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