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Community Invited to Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 17, 2018 – Spectrum Health Healthier Communities and Families Against Narcotics Grand Rapids Chapter will be collecting unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Healthier Communities (Widdicomb Building), 665 Seward Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. Citizens are invited to stop by to dispose of expired […]



Spectrum Health and Arivale, Inc. Partnering to Bring Scientific Wellness® to Michigan

Grand Rapids, Mich. and Seattle, Wash., – March 20, 2018 — Spectrum Health, one of the nation’s top health systems, and Arivale, the Scientific Wellness® company helping individuals optimize their health and avoid disease, announced today a partnership that will bring Scientific Wellness® to Spectrum Health. Spectrum Health is the first health provider in Michigan […]



Women Runners/Walkers Dig the Jig

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 5, 2018 – There will no doubt be a lot of green being worn by runners and walkers at the 35th annual Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K to be held on Saturday, March 17 – aka St. Patrick’s Day-  in East Grand Rapids. There could also be lots of pink, as […]



Health Pointe celebrates Grand Opening

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., March 1, 2018 — Health Pointe, a 50/50 joint venture between Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital, celebrated its grand opening today with a ribbon cutting that included leaders from Spectrum Health, Holland Hospital and other aligned health care partners. Opening to patients on Monday, March 5, Health Pointe will offer convenient access […]



Top Tips for Race Readiness

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 19, 2018 – The unofficial running season in West Michigan gets underway with the Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 17. Online registration for the 35th Annual “Jig,” held this year on St. Patrick’s Day in East Grand Rapids, is available at www.spectrumhealth.org/irish-jig. The Irish Jig is recognized […]



GRFC Announces Spectrum Health as New Title Sponsor

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 13, 2018 – Grand Rapids Football Club is proud to announce Spectrum Health as the club’s new title sponsor for the 2018 season. The partnership will see the Spectrum Health logo emblazoned on the front of all GRFC men’s and women’s jerseys for the 2018 campaign. In addition, Spectrum Health Medical Group […]



Fifth Third Bank Expands Annual River Bank Run

Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 8, 2018 – Fifth Third Bank today announced expansion of its annual River Bank Run by bringing on River Bank Events and Media, LLC as owner and race management. Fifth Third will continue as title sponsor of the race. “For more than 40 years, Fifth Third has proudly supported this road race every […]



Grand Valley State University Board joins Spectrum Health in approving joint parking ramp

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, Feb. 2, 2018 — Grand Valley State University, Spectrum Health System and the city of Grand Rapids moved a step closer to jointly addressing the parking issues along and around the Medical Mile in downtown Grand Rapids. The university’s Board of Trustees joined Spectrum Health in formally approving a parking ramp that […]



Spectrum Health Irish Jig Registration Opens

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 17, 2018 – With the start of the new year, Spectrum Health is determined to think spring. Online registration for the 35th Annual Spectrum Health Irish Jig, to be held in East Grand Rapids on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, is live now at www.spectrumhealth.org/irish-jig. The Irish Jig is recognized […]



Spectrum Health Employees Honor MLK’s Legacy Through Community Service

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., January 12, 2018 – Spectrum Health is observing the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by offering its employees several volunteer opportunities across West Michigan on Monday, January 15, and throughout the week. Nearly 500 Spectrum Health employees have committed to volunteering at locations throughout the health system’s service area in Big Rapids, […]



Local Hospitals Participating in Nationwide Collection of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 25, 2017 – Spectrum Health and the Grand Rapids Police Department will be collecting unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 28 at Grand Rapids Public Schools University, 1400 Fuller Ave. NE. This public service, which will be free and anonymous, is part of the […]



Spectrum Health Announces YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Pillar Sponsorship

Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 3, 2017 – Spectrum Health announced it will join the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids as a Pillar Partner. The sponsorship will provide additional community access to the YMCA’s Veggie Van, a mobile farmer’s market that supplies locally grown fruits and vegetables to areas with limited access to fresh produce. The […]



Kirk Gibson discusses his battle with Parkinson’s disease during May 23 community event

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Spectrum Health welcomes former Major League Baseball player and manager Kirk Gibson to Grand Rapids on Tuesday, May 23, as the keynote speaker during a free community event to boost awareness about Parkinson’s disease. Gibson, a former Detroit Tiger who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s three years ago, will discuss the disease, […]