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 […]

Go Away Winter!

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 1, 2019 – Despite the cold, snow, ice and wind that have been a challenging part of this West Michigan winter, the unofficial running season will get underway with the Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 16. The event seeks to raise funds and awareness for colorectal cancer […]

Answering the call to Michigan’s lack of addiction specialists

EAST LANSING, Mich., Feb. 22, 2019 — The number of opioid-related deaths in Michigan have hit an all-time high, requiring the resources of three of the state’s major universities and one of its largest health systems to tackle the problem. Under a two-year, $1.5 million grant, Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, Wayne State […]

Spectrum Health Culinary Medicine Program Receives $500,000 Grant from Michigan Health Endowment Fund

Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 16, 2018 – Spectrum Health Culinary Medicine is one of 54 organizations to receive a share of $10 million from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (Health Fund) and is honored to accept a $500,000 grant to provide education to underserved populations across the state of Michigan. Spanning from Southeast Michigan to […]