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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Keeping you in The Loop

Guided by certified nurse-midwives, Tracy and Erin start a family with confidence

The same-sex couple chose the UI Health Care Midwifery Clinic in Washington because it was inclusive and conveniently located near home, but the care they received from Laura Dellos, ARNP, CNM, and the rest of our midwifery team benefited them in so many other ways.

Haws stepping down as chief financial officer  

Bradley Haws, MBA, associate vice president and chief financial officer for University of Iowa Health Care, has announced that he will leave his role at Iowa later this summer. 

Bright Horizons, UI Hospitals & Clinics to continue back-up child care through summer months

UI Hospitals & Clinics, along with Bright Horizons, will provide limited back-up child care programming for staff with children under age 12. Eligible staff may register for in-center or in-home child care during their scheduled work shift when traditional arrangements are not available.


Today's tip

Tired of being tired? Try the Refresh Smartphone App for a better night’s sleep.

We Stand Together

Family or friends still asking you what it means to be fully vaccinated? Share the graphic below to help them learn what they should and shouldn’t do to stay protected against the COVID-19 virus.

By the numbers

Patient-related care

Total inpatients: 837 today
Total outpatient visits: 4,247 today

C-19 adult inpatients: 3 yesterday, 608 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 0 yesterday, 41 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 2% yesterday, 13% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 21 yesterday, 23,709 to date

Employee-specific data

Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 0 yesterday, 1,668 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,438 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,267 to date

Visit COVID-19 by the numbers for more info

Research volunteers invited

  • Healthy adults ages 18 and older who received their COVID-19 vaccination less than 12 weeks ago are invited to participate in a study assessing the strength & duration of vaccine response. Compensation provided. Call 319-335-7437 or

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Outside UI Health Care

‘State of the Downtown’ focuses on change over last year in Iowa City

The Iowa City Downtown District is showcasing how different its downtown looks after a global pandemic, KCRG reports.

Unusually quiet start to severe weather season

Although many eastern Iowans appreciate the break in severe weather after the derecho, the area could certainly use some rain, CBS2 reports.

Ohio will soon be home to the largest solar factory complex outside of China

First Solar unveiled plans to double its U.S. manufacturing capability by building a new state-of-the-art factory in Ohio, CNN reports.

The powerful new use for cocoa

Ivory Coast, the world’s largest producer of cocoa, has found an inventive use for the cocoa plant that could power millions of homes, BBC reports.

Iowa track and field sends complete team to 2021 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

The Hawkeyes qualified for the NCAA Championships in 15 events, tying a program record, The Daily Iowan reports.

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