Things to Do in the Hospital
find a wide selection of gifts and other items at Wild Rose Gifts,
located near the hospital's main entrance. Hospital volunteers can help
you find gifts, cards, flowers, Hawkeye merchandise, toys, jewelry,
candy, and sundries. Or you can purchase a gift certificate that's good
in the store and online.
Rose Books is a convenient source of books, magazines, newspapers,
music and movies, located near the hospital's main entrance. It is
operated by the University Book Store, and has been known to carry a
piece or two of Hawkeye merchandise.
Patient and Visitor Activity Center
Patient and Visitor Activity Center is a multi-use cultural space for
patients and their families. Here, the hospital is transformed into a
more human and healing environment with comfortable lounges, live music,
fresh air, and so much more.
areas on the inpatient units have an open-door policy and feature toys,
games, and equipment to delight the playfulness in all of us. Our
outdoor playcourt includes play areas appropriate for toddlers,
preschoolers and older children.
blood donation will take about 45 minutes. You can make an appointment
or stop by for a donation (walk-ins are accepted). DeGowin Blood Center
is open until 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and is located at C250 General
Hospital (Elevator B to 2nd Level).
Things to Do in the Iowa City/Coralville Area
our historic downtown area to area malls, Iowa City and Coralville
offer a range of shopping choices. Use a pre-programmed search of local
shopping choices for the most up-to-date list of retail outlets as well
as a map showing their proximity to UI Hospitals and Clinics.
you're a Hawkeye fan, you won't want to miss your opportunities to tour
the places where the Hawkeyes play and practice as well as the fine
exhibits at our Hawkeye Sports Hall of Fame. Other hotspots on campus
include the Old Capitol Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the
Museum of Art.
is a Big Ten University that offers a vibrant mix of arts, cultural,
recreational, athletic, social and political events available for all
visitors to enjoy.
City offers a rich calendar of entertainment events to appeal to all
tastes. Museums, concerts, sports and recreation activities are
available on campus and within the community. You'll find links to
several calendars and sites to help enrich your time in Iowa City and
No matter what you're looking for, Iowa City, Coralville and North Liberty are sure to surprise you.
Use a pre-programmed search of local attractions within an easy drive from UI Hospitals and Clinics.