Spectrum Health Employees Honor MLK’s Legacy Through Community Service

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 20, 2020 – Spectrum Health is honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by encouraging employees to volunteer for community agencies across the state on Monday, January 20, and throughout the week. “Today, Spectrum Health honors the legacy of Dr. King through our volunteer service in communities across the state,” said […]

Spectrum Health Enacting Visitor Restrictions

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 8, 2020 – Spectrum Health hospitals are working to meet the challenge of caring for our community amid an influx of respiratory illness. Because one of the most important tools in fighting the transmission of infection is limiting exposure, only healthy visitors may visit patients in the hospitals or outpatient locations. […]

Spectrum Health to Hold ‘Same Day Hire’ Event at West Michigan Works!

Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 6, 2020 – Spectrum Health will hold a ‘same day hire’ event Thursday, January 9, at West Michigan Works! from 1-4 p.m. The event includes open interviews for more than 50 full-time and part-time positions in the areas of nutrition services and environmental services. Full-time and part-time positions at 20 hours […]

Spectrum Health Opens Urgent Care in Ada

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 16, 2019 – Spectrum Health officially opened its newest urgent care center today at the Integrated Care Campus at 7128 Fulton St.SE in Ada. The health system now offers nine urgent care centers throughout West Michigan. The new Ada location brings this important level of care closer to home for patients […]

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation and IHeart Media annual Radiothon breaks all-time fundraising record

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., December 12, 2019 – Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation and IHeart Media are happy to celebrate the 20th anniversary of collaboration in raising more than $400,000 during the 48-hour 2019 radiothon.  This is an all-time record for the radiothon’s fundraising efforts. Proceeds stay local and benefit children right here in West Michigan […]

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 […]