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Community Invited to Dispose of Unwanted Medications

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 23, 2019 – Saturday, October 26, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and Spectrum Health is joining thousands of organizations nationwide by hosting sites to safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescription drugs. Community members are invited to stop by to dispose of expired prescriptions and other unwanted or […]



Registration Now Open for 2020 Amway River Bank Run

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct 1. – The Amway River Bank Run Presented by Fifth Third Bank with Spectrum Health the official health provider today announced registration is now open for the May 9, 2020 race. The race will celebrate 43 years since its inaugural year in 1978. “What started as an effort to bring people […]



Spectrum Health and Pine Rest Improve Access to Teletherapy

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 26, 2019 – In an effort to improve access to behavioral health services throughout the state, Spectrum Health and Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services are teaming up on teletherapy. Building on their strong, collaborative relationship, both organizations have developed a program that addresses a gap in services and fills a […]



Greg and Meg Willit Named Recipients of 2019 Spectrum Health Foundation Art of Giving Award

GRAND RAPIDS Mich., Sept. 24, 2019 – The Spectrum Health Foundation recently recognized Greg and Meg Willit as the recipients of its 2019 Art of Giving Award. Established in 1989, this prestigious award is presented annually to individuals demonstrating extraordinary volunteer service, leadership and commitment to improving the health of our communities. “Greg and Meg […]



Spectrum Health Plans Second Retail-based Walk-In Clinic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 24, 2019 – People who live near and shop at the newly-renovated Meijer store in Wyoming, Michigan will soon be able to access care conveniently when they shop. Spectrum Health will open its second Meijer walk-in clinic at the store at 5500 Clyde Park Ave, SW in October 2019. The first […]



7 Tips for Staying Healthy in the Heat

This week brings us 90-plus degree temperatures and, as a result, an increased risk of heat-related illness. On average, 600 people die each year in the U.S. from complications of extreme heat, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Check out these tips to beat the heat: Don’t exercise outside during periods of […]



Renucci Hospitality House celebrates 20 years of accommodating families of Spectrum Health patients

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 23, 2019 – This month, the Renucci Hospitality House marks 20 years of providing homelike and affordable accommodations for families whose loved ones are patients at Spectrum Health Butterworth, Blodgett or Helen DeVos Children’s hospitals. Each month, approximately 320 families stay at the Renucci House, which is the largest hospitality house […]



Community Invited to Dispose of Unwanted Medications

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 12, 2019 – Spectrum Health Healthier Communities,  Priority Health and Families Against Narcotics Grand Rapids Chapter  have teamed up once again to collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Spectrum Health Healthier Communities (Widdicomb Building), 665 Seward Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. Community […]