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Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023

Keeping you in The Loop

Job well done: Results from our Joint Commission survey

Our final report confirmed zero condition level findings and no need for a resurvey, marking an excellent recognition of our commitment to providing a safe place for the care our patients need.

It’s kind to remind: How to kindly help others follow our safety practices

How do you nicely tell someone they’re standing a bit too close? Or wearing their mask below their nose? It can feel awkward or uncomfortable, so we put together some tips to help.


Today's tip

Help us bring attention to heart disease by wearing red this Friday for National Wear Red Day. And remember to send us photos of your team wearing red.

In the spotlight

We know there are many dedicated faculty and staff working at our main campus, community and outreach clinics, and other locations that we don’t see, but you do.

We want to collect and tell their stories, but we need your help. Recognize a colleague so we may share their story.

By the numbers

Patient-related care

Total inpatients: 801 today
Total outpatient visits: 4,310 today

C-19 adult inpatients: 8 yesterday, 149 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 1 yesterday, 7 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 16% yesterday, 19% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 14 yesterday, 542 to date

Employee-specific data

Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 4 yesterday, 7,627 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,796 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,671 to date

Visit COVID-19 by the numbers for more info

Events: Join us

Outside UI Health Care

Inside the new, expanded Coralville Community Food Pantry

The 5,000 square-foot facility has more food storage, a welcoming waiting room, ample office and meeting space, and a spacious shopping area, Little Village Magazine reports.

Missy, Willie, and George Michael among Rock Hall nominees

Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, and George Michael are among the 2023 nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Associated Press reports.

NASA orbiter captures image of a bear’s face on Mars

As a NASA orbiter turned its camera to the Martian surface, the face of a bear seemed to look back, CNN reports.

Iowa men’s basketball defeats Northwestern with late surge

The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 86–70 last night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, The Daily Iowan reports.

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