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Medical Records – Mercy Medical Center
& Specialty Clinics

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Guidelines For Medical Records Requests

All requests for copies of medical records must be received in writing. If the patient is a minor (less than 18 years of age), a parent or legal guardian must sign the authorization. Urgent patient care requests may be faxed to (319) 398-6848.

Print a copy of the Release of Health Information Authorization form(PDF format). Please note: There may be a charge associated with copies of the medical record. This form must be completed, signed and mailed to the Health Information Management Department at the address to the left.

Request a Copy of a Birth Certificate

Patients born at Mercy who wish to obtain a copy of their birth certificate must contact the County Recorder at:

Linn County Recorder
Linn County Administrative Office Building 
930 1st St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 892-5445

Contact Information

Mercy Medical Center
701 10th Street
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Lundy Pavilion cashiers/registration area

Park at the South end of Level 1 in the ramp at 8th Street & 8th Avenue.

Phone Numbers:
General Information:  (319) 398-6160

Release of Information Desk (to request copies of medical records): 
(319) 398-6845

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
Monday through Friday