Celebrate National Hospital Week 2018

Throughout the week 

  • If you can’t attend the employee appreciation event on Wednesday, May 9, for a frozen treat, you can have your badge scanned during National Hospital Week for a “Kind” bar or a king-size candy bar in the Fountain Dining Room or Compass Express (Elevator C, Level 1), Melrose Dining Room (Elevator L, Level 5), or the Café (Level 1) at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. One treat per person. Your badge must be scanned from May 6 through May 12.
  • Celebrate in your department with a potluck, pizza party, or other fun event.
  • Consider donating blood or platelets. Sign up for an appointment at uidegowinbloodcenter.org or call the DeGowin Blood Center at 319-356-2058. Successful donors will receive a thank-you gift.
  • Tokens of appreciation (a thank-you card and chapstick) will be delivered to all our inpatients.

Monday, May 7

CultureVision scavenger hunt

  • Have fun and learn more about CultureVision by participating in an electronic scavenger hunt. Use The Loop or The Point to access the CultureVision website and provide the correct answers to the four questions to be entered to win a $5 Java House gift card. Two names will be selected each day, May 7 to 11, from responses entered that day up to 11:55 p.m. Winners will be notified via email.

Java House specials

  • At the hospital and medical campus Java House locations: $3 iced coffee

Tuesday, May 8

CultureVision scavenger hunt

  • Learn about CultureVision and the diverse people we serve by participating in an electronic scavenger hunt. Use The Loop or The Point to access the CultureVision website and provide the correct answers to today’s four questions to be entered to win a $5 Java House gift card. Two names will be selected each day through May 11 from responses entered that day up to 11:55 p.m. Winners will be notified via email.

Java House specials

  • At the hospital and medical campus locations: $4 frappes 

Off-site celebrations

  • Packaged snacks and gifts will be delivered to off-site UI Health Care locations today.

Wednesday, May 9

Celebrate National Hospital Week today at the appreciation event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fountain Lobby (Elevator C, Level 1), UI Hospitals and Clinics.

You can:

  • Scan your badge for a frozen treat
  • Sign up to win gift baskets provided by Big Grove Brewery, Thompson & Co Salon, Java House, Marquee Pizzeria, and Clinton Street Social Club.
  • Pick up a free gift
  • Take a selfie with fun props in the photo booth
  • Enjoy games and prizes from Hills Bank
  • Check out the health and wellness station sponsored by liveWELL and a table by UI Recreation Services

CultureVision scavenger hunt

  • Learn about CultureVision and the diverse people we serve by participating in an electronic scavenger hunt. Use The Loop or The Point to access the CultureVision website and provide the correct answers to today’s four questions to be entered to win a $5 Java House gift card. Two names will be selected each day through May 11 from responses entered that day up to 11:55 p.m. Winners will be notified via email.

Java House specials

  • At the hospital and medical campus Java House locations: $2 small fast cup

Thursday, May 10

Send in your photos

  • If you took a photo in the photo booth at yesterday’s appreciation event, continue the fun by sending your photos to the-loop@uiowa.edu or use #UIHealthCare. We want to see all those smiling faces!

CultureVision scavenger hunt

  • Learn about CultureVision and the diverse people we serve by participating in an electronic scavenger hunt. Use The Loop or The Point to access the CultureVision website and provide the correct answers to today’s four questions to be entered to win a $5 Java House gift card. Two names will be selected each day through May 11 from responses entered that day up to 11:55 p.m. Winners will be notified via email.

Java House specials

  • At the hospital and medical campus Java House locations: $1 cookie

Friday, May 11

CultureVision scavenger hunt

  • Learn about CultureVision and the diverse people we serve by participating in an electronic scavenger hunt. Use The Loop or The Point to access the CultureVision website and provide the correct answers to today’s four questions to be entered to win a $5 Java House gift card. Two names will be selected each day through May 11 from responses entered that day up to 11:55 p.m. Winners will be notified via email.

Java House specials

  • Today at the hospital and medical campus Java House locations: $2 iced tea

1 comment

  1. Always glad to see that the UIHC appreciates the dayshift employees. You are the best. Wednesday, May 9 Celebrate National Hospital Week today at the appreciation event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fountain Lobby (Elevator C, Level 1), UI Hospitals and Clinics.

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