As flu season continues, there’s quite a lot of locations to get flu photographs in and across the Quad-Cities.
On Tuesdays on the Rock Island Well being Division, a flu clinic is open from 9 a.m. to midday and 1-Four p.m. These can be found each Tuesday from October 15 via November 26. There are extra areas for flu photographs on October 18, 21 and 31; these areas are:
- Oct. 18 from 9-11 a.m. at South Rock Island Township workplaces, 1019 27th Ave., Rock Island.
- Oct. 18 from 1-Three:30 p.m., Blackhawk Township workplaces, 230 W. 4th St., Milan.
- Oct. 21 from 2-6 p.m. at Andalusia Township Ambulance Barn, 220 sixth Ave. W, Andalusia.
- Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to midday at Rock Island Township Places of work, 2827 seventh Ave., Rock Island.
- Oct. 31 from 9-11 a.m. at Coal Valley Township workplaces, 900 1st St., Coal Valley.
- Oct. 31 from 1-Three p.m., Cordova Township, 910 third Ave. S., Cordova.
For these with out insurance coverage, flu photographs price $30 and $50 for seniors. There isn’t a out-of-pocket expense for these with Medicare Half B or an Illinois Medicaid card. Most Blue Cross, UnitedHealth Care, Well being Alliance, Aetna, Coventry/First Well being, HFN, HealthLink, and Humana insurance coverage are accepted.
Gilda’s Membership provides Medicare Open Enrollment Workshop
Gilda’s Membership is internet hosting a free workshop on Medicare for anybody impacted by most cancers October 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. on the First Presbyterian Church, 401 Iowa Ave., Muscatine, Iowa, within the second flooring Gathering Room.
Medicare’s Open Enrollment Interval runs from October 15-December 7, and it is advisable everybody on it test if their Half D plan remains to be their greatest plan.
“Keep in mind that even for those who’re pleased together with your present plan, issues change from yr to yr — so it’s essential to take the time to match,” Medicare.gov says.
Matters of the workshop embody the fundamentals of Medicare and its completely different elements, what it does and doesn’t pay for, test in case your plan is best for you and change to a brand new plan.
Medic EMS receives award from American Coronary heart Affiliation
Native emergency medical companies group MEDIC EMS has acquired the American Coronary heart Affiliation’s Mission: Lifeline Silver Award for implementing high quality enchancment measures.
“MEDIC EMS is devoted to offering optimum take care of coronary heart assault sufferers,” mentioned Govt Director of MEDIC EMS Linda Frederiksen mentioned in a launch. “We’re happy to be acknowledged for our dedication and achievements in emergency medical care efforts via Mission: Lifeline.”
The Mission: Lifeline initiative offers instruments, coaching and sources to help coronary heart assault care. The EMS recognition program acknowledges those that have made efforts to enhance methods of care to establish suspected coronary heart assault sufferers, notify the medical middle and set off an early response from hospital personnel.
“EMTs and paramedics play an important half within the system of care for individuals who have coronary heart assaults,” Chair of the Mission: Lifeline Acute Coronary Syndrome Subcommittee Tim Henry mentioned in a launch. “Since they typically are the primary medical level of contact, they’ll save treasured minutes of remedy time by activating the emergency response system that alerts hospitals to an incoming coronary heart assault affected person.
“We applaud MEDIC EMS for reaching this award in following evidence-based pointers within the remedy of people that have extreme coronary heart assaults.”