Together Quad Cities

A Coalition Response to COVID-19

St. Ambrose University releases pandemic-specific podcast.

Visit https://soundcloud.com/kalaradio/systems-level-pcc-during-covid-19 to listen to the podcast episode hosted by St. Ambrose University Institute for Person-Centered Care.


Virtual Workout Options

Planet Fitness Live Work-Ins: National gym chain Planet Fitness is offering free and virtual classes for people at home. The new and free series will offer a variety of 20-minute fitness classes and workout routines through livestream and online. Check them out at: https://www.facebook.com/planetfitness/

YMCA Live Workouts: Dozens of YMCAs around the country are providing virtual classes, covering everything from cycling, mind and body fitness, and kids’ fitness. The YMCA is hosting programs in four different virtual “studios,” so there’s something for everyone. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOGt_IpceP_xQhhCMCrut_A

Spirit of the Lake Yoga: Based in Minnesota, Spirit of the Lake is now offering dozens of free weekly yoga classes as often as three times a day. The virtual classes are free and accessible on computers and mobile devices. https://www.spiritofthelakeyoga.com/virtual-class-info

SELF YouTube channel: This channel has equipment-free workouts you can do at home, offering workout styles like cardio, strength, and HIIT. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGiSCVGNukLqv8hwpKCsQKQ

HASfit YouTube channel: These are a series of HIIT workouts that are made for at home use. Ranging from 10 minutes to over an hour, with equipment or without, there is something for everyone. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXIJ2-RSIGn53HA-x9RDevA

If you LOVE LES MILLS fitness, here is a link to several FREE classes that you can stream from home until you can resume your favorite classes at the gym!https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/at-home-workouts


Together QC: Keep Staying at Home

Our community is committed to working together to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the Quad Cities.  Many elected officials have joined together to share the important “Keep Staying at Home” message with our community.  #TogetherQC  Do your part:  Stay Home. Save Lives.


Quad Cities to launch 24-hour giving event to support community’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

One-hundred percent of contributions will support Quad Cities organizations responding to crisis locally

IOWA-ILLINOIS QUAD CITIES—Media, foundations and nonprofit funders in the Quad Cities are uniting to support the community’s response during this COVID-19 pandemic. “Unite Quad Cities for COVID-19 Recovery” will be a 24-hour giving event this Monday, April 6.

All contributions will support the Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. The fund was activated three weeks ago with lead support from the Community Foundation, United Way of the Quad Cities, and Regional Development Authority. 

Donations are already being accepted online at www.unitequadcities.org or by phone by texting “UniteQC” to 41444. 

One-hundred percent of contributions will be granted back into the community.


Guidance for Grocery Shopping

The Illinois Department of Public Health has released a COVID-19 Guidance for Grocery Shopping. Remember, stay home if you are sick.


Iowa State Extension COVID-19 Resources

Iowa State Extension has created a COVID-19 response web page exclusively for resources for COVID-19 resources. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/disaster-recovery


University of Illinois Extension COVID-19 Resources

The University of Illinois Extension has created a COVID-19 response web page exclusively for resources for COVID-19 resources. https://extension.illinois.edu/global/resources-responding-covid-19


Doorstep Food Delivery Service Mar 30, 2020

Community Action Provides Hundreds of Delivered Boxes Community Action of Eastern Iowa has transformed its Davenport office into a food delivery warehouse and dispatch center. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization has increased its ability to provide food directly to the doorstep of households in Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine, and Scott Counties. Community Action is also providing diapers to families with young children. All services are offered at no cost to the household. The Agency is delivering more than 300 food boxes per week.

To request food and/or diapers, visit https://www.caeiowa.org/


Fitness at Home Provided by the YMCA

The Two Rivers YMCA and the Scott County Family YMCA are hosting live fitness workouts on Facebook. If you can’t catch it live, there are replays available.
https://www.facebook.com/tworiversymca/
https://www.facebook.com/ymcascottcounty/


JoAnn fabrics is providing free mask making kits

JoAnn fabrics is providing free mask making kits

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lifestyle-buzz/joann-fabrics-is-providing-free-mask-making-kits-for-sewers-to-help-hospitals-with-supply-shortages/ar-BB11KuvN