(April 5, 2018) — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way for those who are short on time to make a life-changing difference.

DAVENPORT, Iowa – April 4, 2018 -- Dr. John Golden will be the featured speaker on Friday, April 27 th at the 11 th QC Heart Beats Health Fair. The fair will be held from 10 a.m.-noon in the Larson Center at 855 Illini Drive, Silvis. The health fair is sponsored by Genesis Medical Center, Silvis; the Cardiopulmonary Rehab Department; and, the QC Heart Beats.
Dr. Golden will speak at noon.

DAVENPORT, IA – April 2018 –Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE workshop for caregivers impacted by cancer titled Your Life, Your Legacy on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Gilda’s Club (1234 East River Drive, Davenport, IA).

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is giving funding priority in two key grant programs to address opioid misuse in rural communities.

Please join us for an inspirational presentation providing hope, tools to build resiliency, and other resources to prevent suicide in our youth.

April 3, 6:30-8 p.m.

Rock Island High School auditorium, 1400 25th Ave.

Guest speaker: Dennis Liegghio

[Bettendorf, IA] -- Eileen, a brain injury survivor who lives in Ankeny, painted her mask pink, orange, blue and purple.

Divided into bright blocks of color, Eileen’s mask also features the words “happy,” “sad,” and “Mom.”

DAVENPORT, Iowa – March 7, 2018 Seven nurses from throughout Genesis Health System are among the 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2018. The award recognizes nurses who have made a meaningful and lasting contribution to humanity and their profession and act as mentors to others.

From Cancer to Health™ Program Gives Patients Information and Ways to
Manage Their Health throughout the Cancer Journey

Davenport, IA – March 2018 –Gilda’s Club is hosting a Creating Clean and Safe Spaces workshop for those impacted by cancer on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. at Gilda’s Club (1234 E. River Drive, Davenport).
Dr. Jill Bjerke, Home Transitions Solutions Group, will discuss tips and strategies to make your home safe as we age and/or go through treatment. Please bring a lunch.

Iowa City, IA (March 1, 2018) – The 100 Great Iowa Nurses program is proud to announce the 2018 honorees have been selected and posted online. Nurses selected for this honor represent many sectors of health care, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and school and office nurses.