Urgent Care, COVID-19 Vaccine and Visitor Policy Updates
Urgent Care Update
UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - West, located at 2255 JFK Rd., will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day. UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - East is closed. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
- UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - West, at 2255 JFK Rd., offers COVID-19 vaccines from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday - Sunday. Vaccines are available on a walk-in or scheduled basis. To schedule an appointment, call Urgent Care - West at (563) 589-4960.
- Appointments are available at the UnityPoint Health Finley Pharmacy in Peosta every Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (563) 557-2950.
- VNA office at 660 Iowa St. offers walk-in vaccines on the following dates:
-July 16: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
-July 23: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
-July 26: 4 - 7 p.m.
-July 30: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- A new, easier on-line scheduling option is now available.
Check it out here!
If you have questions about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, visit our website to review Frequently Asked Questions as well as check out the Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine Fact Sheets from the FDA.
Dubuque County SleevesUp! Call Center is available to assist with vaccine appointment scheduling by calling (563) 690-MAKE (6253).
In the meantime, we encourage everyone, including those who have received the vaccine, to wear a face covering, social distance and wash your hands frequently in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Learn about the COVID-19 vaccine from fact-based sources, such as the FDA and CDC. Please contact your health care provider if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
For more COVID-19 vaccine information, click here.
Visitor Restrictions Update
Effective Monday, June 14, UnityPoint Health - Dubuque will allow limited patient visitation. For the safety of our patients and staff, we are instituting the following visitation procedures.
- Inpatients will be allowed two visitors per day. Visitors will be screened upon arrival. After leaving the hospital, the visitor may return the next day.
- Any visitors with fever or signs of respiratory illness such as fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath will not be allowed to enter the facility.
- Visiting hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- No visitors under age 18 will be allowed.
- Visitors are allowed only in-patient rooms, designated waiting areas or restrooms.
- The cafeteria will be open for visitors. The cafeteria does not accept cash payments. Visitors can order a tray through room service to be delivered to the patient room. Payment by credit card is required for this service.
- All visitors are required to wear a mask for their entire visit.
- Please perform hand hygiene when entering and exiting a room. Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer when washing hands is not an option.
- Visitors will not be allowed if they have had COVID-19 in the past 10 days or have a pending COVID-19 test.
- COVID-19+ patients are allowed visitor if there is no aerosol generating procedure. If there is aerosol generating procedures taking place, virtual visits are recommended. Visitors must adhere to PPE guidelines at all times.
- Chaplain/Clergy may visit. They can be a third visitor for the in-patient.
Area Specific Guidelines - Visiting Hours Do Not Apply
- One visitor is allowed to accompany a patient in outpatient or clinic areas including radiology and laboratory.
- Family Birthing Suites may have two support people during labor and for up to two hours after labor. After that time, one support person can remain with the patient during their stay.
- Infants in the Family Birthing Suites may have 2 caregivers with them at all times.
- Patients who are at end of life may have two visitors.
- Patients 17 years old and younger may have two parents or guardians with them who must remain with the patient for the entire visit.
- Emergency Department may have one person who must remain in the patient's room for the entire visit. If the patient is admitted, inpatient visitor policy applies, and visitor should go to Main Entrance B to be screened.
- Visitors in the Babka Surgery Center will be asked to wait in the patient's room or will be directed to a waiting area.
- One visitor is allowed in outpatient or clinic areas if needed for patient care or if a procedure-based sedative is used.
- No visitors are allowed in Behavioral Health.